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Kentucky Legislators to Look at a Bill Allowing the Use of Service Monkeys [VIDEO]

We had a monkey when I was a kid. His name was Joe. He was a little spider monkey we inherited from our next-door neighbor when she passed away. And other than the fact that he disliked everyone in the family except my mother, it was cool to have a monkey.

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Near-Perfect Free Throw Shooting, Andrew Harrison’s 26 Points Fuel Kentucky Win [VIDEO]

If the Kentucky Wildcats can replicate Saturday's blistering 96% free-throw shooting the rest of the season, everything else will fall into place. And it might not even have to.

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Local Coach and Players Selected for National Team

I always enjoy seeing announcements of who makes it on national sports teams, especially teams representing the USA! Well, it seems that congratulations are in order for a local football coach for making it as part of USA Football’s U

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Laettner’s “The Shot” Jersey Sold For How Much?!?

For Kentucky basketball fans, 1992 is pretty much the worst year of their lives. Seriously. If you aren't a member of Big Blue Nation, you could care less. For all of us who are strictly basketball fans, it's the year of "The Shot". Duke's Christian Laettner hit an overtime game-winner against the Wildcats in the Elite Eight. It's often referred to as the greatest shot in college basketball history.

So, how much would the jersey be worth that the Blue Devil wore during that game? Lelands recently auctioned the piece of sports history. Hey... I'm just as big of a sports fan as the rest of them, but I couldn't even believe how much someone paid for the threads...

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Richie Farmer Sentenced Today

He was a UK WIldcat basketball star, an "unforgettable" but today it won't help him at all. Richie Farmer will be sentenced today to 21-27 months in prison and $120,000 in restitution for crimes he admitted to back in September. 4

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Daviess County Public Library a Part of the Commonwealth’s Literacy Task Force

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. I know I do. In my young life, I just assumed you learned how to read, you know, like you learn how to walk or you learn how to talk.

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Maker of Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark Sold To Suntory of Japan

A historic Kentucky business has been sold. Suntory of Japan has purchased the maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark bourbons. The acquisition was announced Monday, January 13th, with a price of $13.6 billion. That's a lot of bourbon folks...

Under the deal, the current chief executive of Jim Beam, Matthew J. Shattock, and his management team will continue to lead the company.

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New Area Code Overlay Coming to Western Kentucky

Well it’s been a while since we’ve heard about this topic, but a new area code is coming to Western Kentucky. And it is bringing changes with it.

I put a blog up a little over a year ago about the new area code overlay that is coming to the area, and that time is now upon us

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UK Snaps Six-Game Road Losing Streak with Vandy Win [VIDEO]

Sure, the Vanderbilt Commodores were short-handed--only nine available players. But a conference road game is a conference road game. And any team that plays college basketball is happy to get a win on the road.

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Pennsylvania Road Rage Killing Could Be Connected to Bardstown Officer’s Murder

Last May, Bardstown, Kentucky police officer Jason Ellis was gunned down after stopping on an exit ramp just off the Bluegrass Parkway in Nelson County. While his patrol car was equipped with a dash cam, it was not operating at the time.

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Kentucky Inmate Breaks Out of Prison, Returns Because It’s Too Cold

Winter is probably not the best time to think about breaking out of prison, especially during some of the coldest temperatures the Midwest has felt in decades. Just ask 42-year-old Robert Vick, who after escaping from a Kentucky prison earlier this week, turned himself back in because he got too cold.

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Phil Everly’s Passing Reminds Me of a Favorite Family Story [VIDEO]

The sad news of the death of rock 'n' roll icon Phil Everly, one half of the legendary Everly Brothers, brought to mind a story my mom told me a long time ago. When I called her to let her know of Phil's passing, she told it again.

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