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Look: Kentucky star Keldon Johnson raises eyebrows driving $300K McLaren

It’s always interesting seeing how certain collegiate stars live lavish lifestyles, given that they’re not paid for performance. And while it’s not as big of an issue in today’s day and age as it used to be, it still happens from time to time, and Kentucky’s Keldon Johnson may be the latest example.

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Ram Unveils Kentucky Derby Edition 2500 & 3500HD Pickups

Ram has unveiled the Kentucky Derby Edition 2500HD and 3500HD pickups for those looking to transport their multi-million dollar horses in style. The New York Auto Show is filled with fancy new electric concepts and luxurious sedans, but we haven’t seen much in terms of new pickup trucks. Maybe that’

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Kentucky BBQ restaurant slammed for 'LGBTQ' shirts deemed offensive

A Kentucky barbecue joint is facing serious blowback after some of their merchandise has been deemed inappropriate and offensive to the LGBTQ community. Belle's Smoking BBQ, which operates out of a food truck based in Williamstown, KY, promoted their new t-shirts on social media this week, which are

FOX NEWS

Tri-State Kentucky Counties Part of Disaster Declaration

Over the last couple of months, I've talked a lot with Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Wayne Hart about the unusually large amount of rain we got in February and March. So when I saw that a disaster declaration had been approved for 57 counties in Kentucky, I started looking for counties here in

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UK gets largest grant ever: $87 million to cut opioid deaths in 16 Kentucky counties

The University of Kentucky has been awarded an $87 million federal grant, the largest in its history, to reduce opioid deaths by 40 percent in 16 counties around the state. The three-year grant is one of four announced Thursday by the National Institutes of Health that total $350 million. Other agen

INSIDER LOUISVILLE

2019 Kentucky Derby odds, predictions: Expert who has nailed 9 Derby-Oaks Doubles releases early picks

The 2019 Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching. Jockey Mike Smith, who rode Justify to a Triple Crown last year, will sit atop Omaha Beach at Churchill Downs this time around. The Richard Mandella-trained Omaha Beach already won the Arkansas Derby and Rebel Stakes, beating fellow 2019 Kentucky Derby

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Kentucky's EJ Montgomery Declares for 2019 NBA Draft

Kentucky freshman forward EJ Montgomery announced Friday he is declaring for the 2019 NBA draft. He still has the option of pulling out of the draft by May 29 and returning to Kentucky for his sophomore campaign:

BLEACHER REPORT

'Deal with the devil' keeps Kentucky's revolving door spinning

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Before every Kentucky home game, the public address announcer shouts a reminder to the crowd that Rupp Arena is home to "the greatest tradition in the history of college basketball!!!" Maybe Patrick Whitmer should update this proclamation by announcing UK as "the greatest way statio

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Cocoa's Richie Leonard decommits from Kentucky

Cocoa (Fla.) offensive guard Richard Leonard (6-foot-3, 315) announced that he has decommitted from Kentucky. Leonard committed to the Wildcats in October. Outwardly, he has maintained his pledge to UK but it was clear that was not true. The lineman has been taking visits to Florida, Tennessee, Miam

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Steve Stewart: Will Rocky reconnect Dems with rural Kentucky?

Voters will deliver the final verdict in a month, but Kentucky Democrats, a dysfunctional bunch not known for their consensus-building, seem to be galvanizing around a common belief: that longtime legislator Rocky Adkins is the party’s best bet to unseat Gov. Matt Bevin in November.

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Kentucky welding class builds iron throne for student’s wedding

We have a major “Game of Thrones” spoiler: We know who’s claiming the iron throne! It’s not Jon Snow or Daenerys or even Bran Stark. It’s going to be a wife from Kentucky.

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Wanted Kentucky man has one-of-a-kind mug shot

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WTHR) — This is not your typical suspect description. The Bowling Green Police Department posted a mug shot of a man with an active warrant, and it's getting plenty of attention on Facebook for obvious reasons.

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5-Star PF Prospect Matthew Hurt Commits to Duke over Kansas, Kentucky

Duke landed a commitment Friday from Matthew Hurt, one of the top players in the 2019 recruiting class. The power forward announced his decision at John Marshall Auditorium, via ESPN's Jeff Borzello. He was also considering Kansas and Kentucky before picking the Blue Devils.

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These Images of a Tree Falling on a Kentucky Cabin Are Terrifying

This isn't now anyone expects their vacation to pan out: A family of six got what was undoubtedly the scare of their lives when the cabin they were staying in in Louisville, Kentucky was crushed by a falling tree earlier this week. Local station WKYT reported that storms with strong winds caused a t

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Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs selects 72 Kentucky high school students for highly competitive summer program

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs (GSE), within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, today announced 72 high school students have been selected to participate in the 2019 GSE program at Northern Kentucky University from June 23 – July 13.

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Ocasio-Cortez plans Kentucky visit despite being uninvited by GOP colleague

(CNN) — Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is planning to visit Kentucky soon despite being uninvited by one of the state's Republican members of Congress. Corbin Trent, a spokeswoman for the New York congresswoman, told CNN on Friday that they've been invited by other Kentuckians

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Kentucky Cop Sends Teenage Girls Picture of His Genitals on SnapChat

A Kentucky police officer is accused of having child pornography and distributing obscene pictures to a minor. 32-year-old John William Philpot, IV is an officer with the Cynthiana Police Department.

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How the FBI is cracking down on Kentucky doctors amid opiod crisis

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — FBI special agent in charge, Jeffrey Coburn, says the opioid epidemic is the crisis of this time and his department is among one of five agencies coming together to fight it.

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Kentucky offers Johnny Juzang

After Kentucky Wildcats basketball head coach John Calipari and his staff met with Class of 2020 recruit Johnny Juzang today, the program has officially offered Juzang for the 2020-2021 season, per his AAU team.

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Kentucky sheriff indicted after second DUI arrest

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky sheriff has been indicted following his second DUI arrest. WAVE3 reports that Breckenridge County Sheriff Todd Pate has been indicted on four counts of wanton endangerment, and one count each of tampering with evidence and operating a vehicle under the influence.

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