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Kentucky: U.S. state
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it,, Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth. Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky split from it and became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

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U.S. Supreme Court leaves in place Kentucky abortion restriction

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky restriction requiring doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking an abortion, turning away a challenge arguing that the..
Reuters - Published

Berea College: Has a US university cracked student debt?

A college in Kentucky pays for all its pupils' tuition. There's just one catch - they have to work for it.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Kentucky


Papa John's Ex-CEO Eats Over 40 Pizzas in 30 Days to Test Product Quality [Video]Papa John's Ex-CEO Eats Over 40 Pizzas in 30 Days to Test Product Quality

Company founder and former CEO John Schnatter was interviewed by WDRB News in Louisville, Kentucky.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Ariana Grande treats Kentucky fans to lunch after show cancellation [Video]Ariana Grande treats Kentucky fans to lunch after show cancellation

Ariana Grande treated a group of fans to lunch in Lexington, Kentucky on Sunday to apologise for having to cancel her concert in the city.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

McConnell: 'Inconceivable' U.S. Senate Votes To Remove Trump [Video]McConnell: 'Inconceivable' U.S. Senate Votes To Remove Trump

FILE PHOTO: Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hugs U.S. President Donald Trump at a campaign rally at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S., November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Republican Matt Bevin Admits Defeat Against Andy Beshear [Video]Republican Matt Bevin Admits Defeat Against Andy Beshear

Republican Kentucky governor Matt Bevin was supported by President Donald Trump. Although he lost against Democrat Andy Beshear in a tight race he didn’t admit defeat. According to Reuters, Bevin is..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Republican Bevin concedes defeat in Kentucky governor's race [Video]Republican Bevin concedes defeat in Kentucky governor's race

Matt Bevin, the Republican Kentucky governor backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, conceded defeat on Tuesday in a tight race against Democrat Andy Beshear.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Rand Paul On GOP Kentucky Governor’s Defeat [Video]Rand Paul On GOP Kentucky Governor’s Defeat

Rand Paul downplayed the implications of his home state of Kentucky apparently electing a Democratic governor earlier this week, declining to attribute incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin’s loss to his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Bevin Says Campaign Will Seek Official Recanvass Of Election Results [Video]Bevin Says Campaign Will Seek Official Recanvass Of Election Results

Governor Matt Bevin just lost the election in Kentucky and is casting doubt on the results. The unofficial tally shows he was behind Democrat Andy Beshear by over 5,000 votes. According to Politico,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Democrats Win Kentucky And Seize Virginia State Legislature [Video]Democrats Win Kentucky And Seize Virginia State Legislature

Democrats beat a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump in Kentucky. According to Reuters, Democrats also seized control of the state legislature in Virginia. These wins could be a hint..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

'We're gonna start bringing Kentucky together': Governor-elect [Video]'We're gonna start bringing Kentucky together': Governor-elect

Kentucky Democratic Governor-elect Andy Beshear, who scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by President Trump, said on Wednesday that he was going to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Kentucky elects first African-American attorney general [Video]Kentucky elects first African-American attorney general

The Republican candidate became the first African-American elected to serve as Kentucky's attorney general.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Beshear claims victory in Kentucky governor race [Video]Beshear claims victory in Kentucky governor race

Democratic candidate for Governor of Kentucky Andy Beshear claims victory on Tuesday night (November 6), in tight race with Trump-backed Republican Governor Matt Bevin.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Kentucky Gov. Bevin says not conceding race [Video]Kentucky Gov. Bevin says not conceding race

Andy Beshear is the winner of Kentucky's gubernatorial race, according to Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Tuesday (November 5). But current Governor Matt Bevin says he's not conceding..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

How a tiny aluminum maker won protection [Video]How a tiny aluminum maker won protection

This U.S. plant operated by Century Aluminum on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River is a relative success story in an industry still reeling from global competition. Conway Gittens reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:42Published

 

Republican Bevin concedes Kentucky governor's race

Matt Bevin, the Republican Kentucky governor backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, conceded defeat on Tuesday in a tight race against Democrat Andy Beshear.
Reuters - Published

Democrats claim victory over Trump-backed Kentucky governor, seize Virginia legislature

U.S. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky on Tuesday over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in Virginia, where anti-Trump..
Reuters - Published

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections

The Democrats win control in some key state polls, just a year before the presidential election.
BBC News - Published

In upset, Democrat poised to defeat Trump-backed Kentucky governor

Kentucky's Republican governor, Matt Bevin, appeared poised on Tuesday to lose to Democratic challenger Andy Beshear, despite the state's strong Republican leanings and an election-eve rally headlined..
Reuters - Published

With Trump looming, but not on ballot, voters in four U.S. states head to polls

Voters in Kentucky and Mississippi head to the polls on Tuesday to choose their next governors in two close races, while Democrats in Virginia look to flip the handful of legislative seats they need to..
Reuters - Published

Trump urges Kentucky ahead of state vote: Send impeachment Democrats a message

Under siege in an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump urged voters in Kentucky on Monday to send Democrats arrayed against him in Washington a message by voting for the re-election on Tuesday..
Reuters - Published

Kentucky clerk who refused same-sex marriage licenses can be sued

The Kentucky county clerk who in 2015 gained widespread attention for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples may be sued for damages by two of those couples, a federal appeals court..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Senate leader McConnell fractures shoulder in fall

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fell at his home in Kentucky on Sunday and fractured his shoulder, a spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Stunned Asian carp leap from Kentucky lake during ‘electrofishing’

Kentucky wildlife officials use electrical currents to jolt the invasive fish from the water.
BBC News - Published

Kentucky gas line erupts in ball of flames, killing one and igniting homes

A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local..
Reuters - Published

Pipeline explosion in Kentucky kills one worker

One worker was killed and more are missing after a pipeline explosion in Kentucky.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes

A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local..
Reuters - Published

Gas explosion in Lincoln County, Kentucky, kills one: local media

One person was killed by a gas explosion in Kentucky's Lincoln County on Thursday, according to LEX 18 News.
Reuters - Published

Warehouse fire destroys 40,000 barrels of bourbon

A fire engulfs two warehouses in Kentucky containing 45,000 barrels of bourbon.
BBC News - Published

Lightning strike blamed in Kentucky blaze that scotched 45,000 barrels of bourbon

A massive fire that destroyed a Kentucky Jim Beam bourbon warehouse containing some 45,000 barrels of whiskey on Wednesday may have been caused by a lightning strike, a spokesman for the company said.
Reuters - Published

Blaze at Kentucky whiskey warehouse threatens 45,000 barrels of bourbon: media

Kentucky firefighters were battling a massive blaze at a Jim Beam bourbon warehouse on Wednesday morning, which put at risk some 45,000 barrels of the whiskey, local media reported.
Reuters - Published

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