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Read the latest Kentucky news & articles from Central Kentucky via the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington KY.
  1. Boat explosion in Kentucky leaves 3 dead

    An explosion rocked a tugboat while it was docked for repairs in Kentucky, killing three people and injuring several others Friday, authorities said. Work was being done on the vessel … Click to Continue »
  2. Sen. Rand Paul's alleged attacker charged with federal crime

    The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress as part of a federal plea agreement. … Click to Continue »
  3. Kentucky News Digest 7 pm

    Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) … Click to Continue »
  4. Lawmaker in sexual harassment scandal to run for re-election

    A second Republican state representative in Kentucky who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement has decided to run for re-election in 2018. State Rep. Michael Meredith filed paperwork with the … Click to Continue »
  5. El Fenix Tex-Mex restaurants mark 100 years of food, fun

    Any 100th birthday bash deserves considerable thought. But it takes extra-special preparation when the celebration involves the international mecca of Tex-Mex. Founded in 1918 by Miguel "Mike" Martinez, an immigrant … Click to Continue »

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