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'Hacking' has helped eagle populations grow across Kentucky

Sep. 22, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — When Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky in Louisville got its first eagle around 1995, such a thing was "exciting and unheard of." The eagle was on his first migration, having been tagged in Michigan, and was shot in Eastern Kentucky. A wing frozen into place would keep him from ever...

Kentucky airport lands $12.1M federal grant for taxiway work

Sep. 21, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky airport is receiving a $12.1 million federal grant for taxiway and additional improvements. A news release from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office says the Louisville Regional Airport Authority was awarded the Federal Aviation Administration grant for the...

Kentucky governor faces pushback over use of state aircraft

Sep. 20, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor has run into turbulence over his use of taxpayer-owned aircraft, creating another distraction for a reelection campaign already dogged by feuds with teachers, struggles over state pensions and a legal fight with his lieutenant governor. Gov. Matt Bevin...

Louisville, Florida State look to get back on track in ACC

Sep. 20, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State and Louisville are programs rich in football tradition. The Seminoles won a third national title in 2013, while the Cardinals were led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback in Lamar Jackson in 2016. But both have recently fallen on hard times. Louisville didn't win a...

Reward offered for info about Kentucky explosives theft

Sep. 19, 2019 4:40 AM EDT

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) — Federal and state officials are investigating the theft of explosives from a construction site in Kentucky and have offered a reward. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Louisville said the theft occurred between Friday afternoon and Monday morning near...

UNC hosts App State to headline ACC's Week 4

Sep. 19, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK Appalachian State at North Carolina. This rarely played but intriguing instate matchup headlines a largely lopsided schedule that has four ACC teams favored by at least 19 points. Mack Brown has strong ties to both programs...

Kentucky college evacuates dorm over mold

Sep. 19, 2019 3:46 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A college in Kentucky has evacuated one of its dorms over mold issues. News outlets report about 70 Spalding University students were moved out of the dorm this month over what spokesman Steve Jones described as "a little white powdery mold." About 25 students were moved into another...

Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new chapter'

Sep. 18, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore. So the University of Louisville Athletic Association and Pitino settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school, with the former men's basketball coach's personnel file changing...

Humana co-founder David Jones Sr. dies

Sep. 18, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

David A. Jones Sr., who borrowed $1,000 to launch a nursing home company that grew into the $37 billion health insurance and health care giant Humana Inc., died Wednesday at age 88. Jones, an amateur boxer in his youth, was a staunch defender of for-profit health care and became known for his civic-mindedness in...

Kentucky judge lets PTA appeal fundraising records release

Sep. 18, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has delayed his order for Kentucky PTA to release its financial records while the private nonprofit appeals. The Courier Journal reports Judge Charles Cunningham on Monday directed the nonprofit to file its request for an injunction, rather than fulfill his initial order to...