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Despite loss, Grimes does not regret run

The music continued at the Carrick House after major news organizations called the Kentucky Senate race in Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell’s favor soon after the polls closed. Early results reported McConnell’s percentage of votes to be in the high 50′s.

Skeptical voters still turn out

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By Nick Gray ngray@kykernel.com At Maxwell Elementary School in Lexington where polls were stationed Tuesday, the voting line sprawled down the school’s main hallway during the last rush of voters. The degree of cynicism for many voters was just as long. UK economics senior Justin Henderson said he believes many high-profile races are between “the […]

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Rep. Andy Barr wins second term in House over Jensen

Rep. Andy Barr will serve another term as a member of the House of Representatives, as the Republican incumbent won the 2014 Kentucky’s 6th congressional district election.

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Voting information for Election 2014

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To find out where your polling location is, check out the Fayette County Clerk’s website and type in your address at https://www.fayettecountyclerk.com/web/elections/votingLocations.htm.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray suspends Rupp Arena renovation project

Lexington major Jim Gray announced Wednesday that the Rupp Arena renovation effort is suspended, citing the unwillingness of the University of Kentucky to commit to a long-term lease totaling $10.7 million per year.

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Author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson has been nominated for the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) intended to highlight the recent basketball success of UK and the University of Louisville in his recent advertisement titled, “Rebuild.”

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer are excited to represent UK and the University of Louisville, respectively, in a friendly Twitter wager. UK plays Louisville on Friday in the Sweet 16.

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Former UK track athlete nearing donation goal

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Former UK track athlete Josh Nadzam has raised $4,643 for Greenhouse17, a domestic violence shelter in Lexington, with two more days to reach his $5,000 goal.

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Bill opponents say more research needed on effects of pot

Rep. Robert Benvenuti, the most vocal opponent of the medical marijuana legalization bills in the Kentucky Legislature, is not the only one concerned about the growing acceptance of what is still considered a Schedule I drug under federal law.

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