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Read the latest Kentucky news & articles from Central Kentucky via the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington KY.
  1. How Kentucky's pension proposal would affect stakeholders

    Kentucky's Republican leaders unveiled a plan Wednesday to change the state's pension system, one of the worst funded plans in the country. Here's how the plan would affect taxpayers, teachers, … Click to Continue »
  2. Kentucky editorial roundup

    Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: ___ Oct. 17 Lexington Herald-Leader on three Kentucky congressmembers who voted against an aid package for victims of recent hurricanes and wildfires: Three Kentuckians … Click to Continue »
  3. Ex-employee pleads not guilty to helping Eric Conn escape

    An ex-employee of fugitive Kentucky lawyer Eric Conn has pleaded not guilty to charges of helping the attorney escape before his sentencing in a Social Security fraud case. A federal … Click to Continue »
  4. Former UK trustee, Ashland exec, giving $12M to university

    A longtime donor and former University of Kentucky trustees has given $12 million to support an undergraduate center named for him. The gift from Paul Chellgren and his wife, Deborah … Click to Continue »
  5. Church sold for $10.5M, unclear where congregation will go

    It's unclear where hundreds of people will worship after years of legal disagreements led to a Kentucky church being sold for $10.5 million to its lender. Imani Baptist Church pastor … Click to Continue »

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