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Mark Payne is the government and politics reporter for LINK nky. Email him at [email protected]

Dems, GOP spar at Fancy Farm, but come together in support of flooding, tornado victims

With this year's Fancy Farm being another GOP-heavy event, the political jabbing was mainly targeted at the only three Democrats scheduled to speak. Those...

Maddox touts Massie endorsement in governor’s race

Republican State Rep. Savannah Maddox of Dry Ridge announced that United States Congressman Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) endorsed her campaign for governor. Maddox made the...

Updated: Losing candidate in local senate race pays $57,000 for recount

Updated at 4:31 p.m. Monday: Jessica Neal announced via social media that she paid the $57,368 to continue with her recount effort in the...

What is the state of higher education in Northern Kentucky?

When Dr. James Votruba arrived as president of Northern Kentucky University in 1997, his 'Vision, Values, and Voices' campaign sought to raise the Highland...

Fancy Farm serves up GOP-heavy lineup

On Saturday, much of the commonwealth's political world is expected to descend on Fancy Farm for the 142nd annual picnic hosted by St. Jerome's...

Here’s how a Kansas abortion decision could inform what voters will see here in the fall

A measure Kansas voters rejected Wednesday that would have removed the right to abortion from the state's constitution is similar to one that Kentucky...

Rand Paul votes no on veterans health care bill

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voted 'no' on the PACT – Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics – Act, which seeks to give healthcare funds...

Abortion ban in Kentucky returns after appeals court decision

Abortion is again banned in Kentucky. The Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Attorney General Daniel Cameron's motion to reinstate the abortion...

Death toll keeps rising: Update on EKY floods, resources and how to help

Eastern Kentucky is still in emergency mode, according to Gov. Andy Beshear, who has already given two updates Monday on how the devastating flooding...

Sen. Rand Paul visits Crestview Hills, talks issues facing country

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R) met with local business leaders at the Crestview Hills city building Friday as he crisscrossed the state, also visiting...

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