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How a looming government shutdown could hit national parks

Written by Jacob Fischler for the Kentucky Lantern National parks and nearby communities could forego millions of dollars per day during a partial government shutdown...

Woman in Beshear’s abortion ad says she wants to give voice to victims

Written by McKenna Horsley for the Kentucky Lantern Hadley Duvall, a 21-year-old from Owensboro, said speaking about her experience with sexual abuse amid debates on...

Gov. Brereton Jones will lie in state in Kentucky Capitol on Monday

Written by the Kentucky Lantern Staff The public is invited to pay respects to the late Gov. Brereton Jones who will lie in state in...

Kentucky lawmakers asked to exempt diapers from state sales tax

Written by Sarah Ladd for the Kentucky Lantern If a family can’t afford diapers, they may leave their child in one for too long, resulting...

Kentucky Supreme Court must weigh constitutionality of partisan gerrymanders

Written by McKenna Horsley for the Kentucky Lantern The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about whether Republican-drawn U.S. and Kentucky House districts are...

Freestanding birth centers touted to Kentucky lawmakers studying certificate of need law

Written by Sarah Ladd for the Kentucky Lantern Kentucky legislators once again heard arguments in favor of removing the state’s certificate of need requirements for freestanding birth centers during...

Cameron now says he would sign rape, incest exceptions to Kentucky’s abortion ban

Written by McKenna Horsley for the Kentucky Lantern Republican gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron on Monday said he would sign legislation allowing exceptions to Kentucky’s near-total...

Former Kentucky Gov. Brereton Jones dies at 84

Written by McKenna Horsley for the Kentucky Lantern Former Kentucky Gov. Brereton Jones has died.  Jones, a Democrat, served one term as governor from 1991 to...

In Kentucky’s rivers, researchers try to understand where the mussels have gone

Written by Liam Niemeyer for Kentucky Lantern Wendell Haag wades through the cool, moving water of the Licking River, his eyes scanning across the silty...

Kentucky Board of Education appoints Robin Kinney as interim commissioner

Written by McKenna Horsley for Kentucky Lantern Robin Kinney will temporarily lead the Kentucky Department of Education after Commissioner Jason Glass leaves the role at...

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