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Kentucky: State in the southeastern United States
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a U.S. state in the Southern region of the country. It was admitted into the Union as the 15th state on June 1, 1792, splitting from Virginia in the process. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

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Breonna Taylor's Grand Jury Never Presented With Homicide Charges [Video]

Breonna Taylor's Grand Jury Never Presented With Homicide Charges

A juror in the Breonna Taylor case said Tuesday that prosecutors skipped a major step. Prosecutors never presented the grand jury with homicide charges against three police officers. The three officers..

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U.S. states see record rises in COVID-19 cases [Video]

U.S. states see record rises in COVID-19 cases

Nine U.S. states have reported record increases in COVID-19 cases over the last seven days, as colder weather arrives. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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McConnell Blasts Dems' 'Outlandish' Stimulus Plan: 'Get Serious' [Video]

McConnell Blasts Dems' 'Outlandish' Stimulus Plan: 'Get Serious'

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has made it clear he isn't fond of the most recent $2.2 trillion Democratic stimulus plan. On Wednesday, Business Insider reports McConnell called it..

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Rihanna slams Kentucky Attorney General over Breonna Taylor decision [Video]

Rihanna slams Kentucky Attorney General over Breonna Taylor decision

Rihanna is the latest star to slam Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron for failing to charge the cops who killed Breonna Taylor.

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Dozens gather in Sarasota to peacefully protest Breonna Taylor's death in Kentucky [Video]

Dozens gather in Sarasota to peacefully protest Breonna Taylor's death in Kentucky

Dozens gather in Sarasota to peacefully protest Breonna Taylor's death in Kentucky

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George Clooney 'ashamed' by Kentucky lawmakers' decision not to charge Breonna Taylor's killers [Video]

George Clooney 'ashamed' by Kentucky lawmakers' decision not to charge Breonna Taylor's killers

George Clooney has lambasted lawmakers in his native Kentucky for opting not to seek charges against any of the police officers responsible for Breonna Taylor's death, declaring he's "ashamed" of the..

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Two officers shot during Kentucky protests [Video]

Two officers shot during Kentucky protests

Two police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests of a grand jury ruling decried by civil rights activists as a miscarriage of justice in the fatal..

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Two police officers shot during Louisville protests [Video]

Two police officers shot during Louisville protests

wo police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests ignited by a grand jury decision that civil rights activists decried as a miscarriage of justice in..

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Kentucky Gov. requests evidence in Taylor case [Video]

Kentucky Gov. requests evidence in Taylor case

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday (Sept. 23) requested that the state attorney general post online "all the information, facts and evidence" that he can release on the Breonna Taylor case for the..

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'My heart breaks' for Breonna Taylor -Kentucky AG [Video]

'My heart breaks' for Breonna Taylor -Kentucky AG

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's voice broke with emotion during a press conference on Wednesday while discussing the grand jury decision to indict one of three white police officers involved..

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Rand Paul Goes Full 'Herd Immunity' On Fauci, And Fauci's Not Having It [Video]

Rand Paul Goes Full 'Herd Immunity' On Fauci, And Fauci's Not Having It

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. and Dr. Anthony Fauci went head to head on Capitol Hill on Wednesday about the issue of 'herd immunity' and the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Insider reports that Paul argued that..

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Kentucky Republican Rep Indicted For Assaulting, Strangling Woman [Video]

Kentucky Republican Rep Indicted For Assaulting, Strangling Woman

Kentucky state representative Robert Goforth's political career is in shambles, and Democrats are urging his ouster. The Republican was indicted by a grand jury Friday on one count of first-degree..

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Louisville Reaches Settlement in Breonna Taylor's Wrongful Death Lawsuit [Video]

Louisville Reaches Settlement in Breonna Taylor's Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Breonna Taylor was killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, who entered her home while executing a no-knock warrant six months ago.

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Louisville to pay $12M in Breonna Taylor settlement [Video]

Louisville to pay $12M in Breonna Taylor settlement

[NFA] The city of Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot dead by police in a botched raid on her apartment in March, to settle a wrongful-death..

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Louisville mayor 'deeply sorry for Breonna's death' [Video]

Louisville mayor 'deeply sorry for Breonna's death'

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot dead by police in a botched raid on her apartment in March, to settle a wrongful-death..

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100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest [Video]

100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest

[NFA] Protesters in Portland threw rocks and fire bombs at police who in turn made over 50 arrests and used tear gas on Saturday night on the 100th day of demonstrations in the Oregon city against..

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Teen who stared at Native American activist slams media [Video]

Teen who stared at Native American activist slams media

Nicholas Sandmann, the former high school teenager from Kentucky who gained national attention for staring at a Native American activist in front of the Lincoln Memorial with a 'MAGA' hat on, slammed..

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Kodak Black Gets Prison Transfer After Suing Over Alleged Torture

Kodak Black is digging his new digs ... he's been moved out of the Kentucky prison where he claimed he was being tortured. The rapper's attorney, Bradford Cohen, tells TMZ ... Kodak was recently..
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High school football player in Kentucky recovering from brain surgery after collapsing during game

A Kentucky high school football player who collapsed after making a tackle suffered a brain bleed and is now recovering after surgery.
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Mitch McConnell's Hungry Games: Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearings

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Grand juror: Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron's 'statements and actions' in Breonna Taylor case remain a 'mystery'

The grand juror's attorney said Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is trying to squelch jurors from commenting on "his misleading remarks."
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McConnell and McGrath face off in Kentucky Senate debate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Amy McGrath faced off Monday evening in the first and possibly only debate in the Kentucky Senate race. Topics included the federal..
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Andy Beshear and family enter quarantine after coming in contact with person with COVID-19

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is entering quarantine, he said Sunday, after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.
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White House to offer $1.8 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan as Pelosi and Mnuchin negotiate

At an event in Kentucky on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was "unlikely" a stimulus deal would occur before the election.
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Bodycam footage released amid Taylor investigation

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Kentucky AG files motion to silence Breonna Taylor grand juror

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COVID-19 cases rising in 39 states - 9 months into the pandemic: 'We are overwhelmed'

Nine states are setting new records for infections, particularly in Wisconsin and Kentucky, as the US surpasses 7.5 million cases.
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AG Daniel Cameron Responds to Megan Thee Stallion's 'SNL' Slam

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‘The Coal Industry Is Back,’ Trump Proclaimed. It Wasn’t.

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Eye Opener: Trump taken to hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis and mild symptoms

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Breonna Taylor: Grand jury audio details conflicting accounts of fatal shooting released

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Hours of grand jury recordings in Breonna Taylor case released

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Kentucky Asks to Delay Release of Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Recording

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Homicide charges never recommended in Breonna Taylor case

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Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case calls for grand jury records to be made public

A grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case has filed a motion to have records from the grand jury proceedings made public. The grand jury decided last week not to charge Louisville, Kentucky, police..
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Breonna Taylor Grand Juror Wants to Talk, Files Motion with Court

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New bodycam video raises questions over police conduct in Breonna Taylor case

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'Release the transcripts': Ben Crump slams decision in Breonna Taylor case, calls out systemic racism in the legal system

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