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Davis Riley has 70-minute wait before last putt in bogey-free 2nd round for lead at Colonial

May. 24, 2024 20:53 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Davis Riley had to wait out a 70-minute weather delay before his last shot in the second round at Colonial. Riley made a 3-foot par putt right after play resumed Friday wrapping up a bogey-free 6-under 64 to get to 10 under at the Charles Schwab Challenge....

Kentucky awards contract to replace unemployment insurance system that struggled during the pandemic

May. 24, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has awarded a long-awaited contract to replace its decades-old unemployment insurance system, which showed its shortcomings during the COVID-19 pandemic when a record surge of jobless claims resulted in processing backlogs, the state said Friday. The...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 24, 2024 00:39 AM EDT

Ashland Independent. May 20, 2024. Editorial: Literacy programs vital Sometimes all it takes is a tiny nudge in the right direction for a big idea to become reality. That is exactly what happened four years ago when local mother and Franklin County...

Charley Hoffman leads at renovated Colonial as Scottie Scheffler fails to break par

May. 23, 2024 20:52 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler failed to break par in the opening round for the first time this year Thursday on a tough afternoon of blustery conditions and a new feel at renovated Colonial that seemed to befuddle just about everyone but Charley Hoffman in the Charles Schwab...

Kentucky governor takes action on Juneteenth holiday and against discrimination based on hairstyles

May. 23, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear designated Juneteenth as a holiday for state executive branch workers on Thursday and expanded protections in state hiring and employment by banning discrimination based on hairstyles. The separate executive orders signed by the Democratic governor...

Officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler disciplined for not having bodycam activated

May. 23, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky police officer who arrested top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship is receiving “corrective action” for not having his body-worn camera activated when he approached the golfer's vehicle — an interaction that allegedly resulted in...

Waldschmidt hits two home runs to help Kentucky advance to another elimination game at SEC tourney

May. 23, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Waldschmidt hit two home runs, Trey Pooser pitched five scoreless inning and second-seeded Kentucky beat No. 3 seed Arkansas 9-6 on Thursday in the third round of the SEC Tournament. Kentucky (40-13) plays in another elimination game on Friday, while...

Randy Cravens wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District

May. 23, 2024 12:26 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Randy Cravens wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.

Trump allies face skepticism as they try appealing to disaffected Arab Americans in Michigan

May. 22, 2024 21:47 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Facing a room of Arab American activists from across the country angry at President Joe Biden's response to the Israel-Hamas war, a well-known adviser to Donald Trump was asked this week what the former president would have done differently had he been in office. ...

Veteran Kentucky lawmaker Richard Heath, who chaired a House committee, loses in Republican primary

May. 22, 2024 17:17 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Richard Heath, who twice ran for statewide office and was a leading voice on agricultural issues as a committee chairman, lost his reelection bid in Kentucky's GOP primary. The veteran lawmaker was among the few incumbents unable to...