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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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At least half of Florida's 30 largest police agencies said they apply Marsy's Law to shield the names of officers. Now it's on the ballot in Kentucky.
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Breonna Taylor's Mom Seeking New Case Presented to Grand Jury

Breonna Taylor's mother says the case KY Attorney General Daniel Cameron presented to the grand jury was flawed and biased ... and she's pushing for a do-over. Tamika Palmer's filed legal docs --..
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Grand juror says he wanted Breonna Taylor's mom "to know the truth" in exclusive interview

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Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case calls proceedings "a betrayal" in exclusive interview

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Fact check: Claims are false about Mitch McConnell's wealth, Kentucky's lack of it

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Breonna Taylor Case Grand Juror Says Homicide Charges Not An Option

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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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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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Recordings reveal confusion behind Breonna Taylor’s death

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