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Police: 1 Dead in Drive by Shooting at School Bus Stop

Police say a drive-by shooting at a school bus stop in Kentucky left one student dead and another hospitalized.
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I used TikTok to take my cotton-candy business online. I've made $165,000 in sales since March - here's how.

Emily Harpel founded her business, Art of Sucre, in 2016 after being inspired by Pinterest. Emily Harpel/Anita Louise Photography Emily Harpel, 29, is a cotton candy maker based in Ohio and owner of Art of Sucre. After gaining over a million followers on her business' TikTok, she launched an ecommerce shop and has made over 6 figures since March. This is what her job is like, as told to freelance writer Judy Brumley. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to ...
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7 Kentucky Schools Get National Recognition

The U.S. Department of Education says seven Kentucky schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021.
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New 502 Film Collective wants to put Kentucky on the map for Hollywood movie production

So you want to work in the Hollywood film industry but you don't want to move far from home? The newly formed 502 Film Collective wants to help.        [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Flutter Settles Kentucky Court Ruling for $200 Million

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Flutter has agreed to pay $200 million to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in addition to $100 million previously forfeited to...
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Convicted Kentucky Priest Set to Be Released From Prison

A Catholic priest in Kentucky is set to be released from prison after serving nearly four years for sexual abuse that happened in the 1970s.
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Lawmaker Seeks Permanent Funding for Full-Day Kindergarten

Kentucky lawmakers voted this year to pump more state money into full-day kindergarten, but the extra spending was limited to one school year.
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Biden's economic agenda is in 'significant danger' of collapse. The worst-case scenario for the 2022 midterms is inching closer.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Congress is struggling to pass Biden's economic agenda, and even faces a default and government shutdown. Increasing turmoil among Democrats threatens to leave them with little to show from his first year in office. They're squabbling over differences about the size and scope of their social spending plans. See more storie...
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Biden's economic agenda in 'significant danger' of collapse. The worst-case scenario for the 2022 midterms is inching closer.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Congress is struggling to pass Biden's economic agenda, and even faces a default and government shutdown. Increasing turmoil among Democrats threatens to leave them with little to show from his first year in office. They're squabbling over differences about the size and scope of their social spending plans. See more storie...
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Derrick Williams posterizes Bismack Biyombo

NBA If you’re going to be immortalized forever on some kid’s poster, at least try to be the one doing the dunking. In Friday’s Hornets-Kings game, Bismack Biyombo wasn’t thinking about that at all. He stepped in the way of Derrick Williams and will never be able to forget it. Williams receives a pass as he cuts to the basket, and the rest will live on in Biyombo’s nightmares for weeks to come. Commend guys...
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Timberwolves win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery, Lakers second

NBA The Timberwolves won Tuesday’s NBA Draft lottery, but the biggest news may have the Lakers moving up from fourth to second in June’s draft. Although Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to be the No. 1 pick, Duke center Jahlil Okafor is a strong No. 2. The Timberwolves will now have to decide which 6-11 freshman they want. MORE: Wiggins declares T’wolves ‘uprising’ | What to do with Rubio? To...
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Kentucky Elementary Suffers Third COVID-19 Death Among Staff

An elementary school in eastern Kentucky has suffered its third coronavirus-related death among its staff since the school year began.
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2022 men's college basketball recruiting class rankings - Duke, Kentucky continue battle for No. 1 spot

Dereck Lively's commitment on Monday night amped up the quest for No. 1 between Duke coach-in-waiting Jon Scheyer and Kentucky's John Calipari.
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Mitch McConnell referred to the $3.5 trillion social spending bill as a Democratic attempt towards 'permanent socialism'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky speaks after a GOP policy luncheon on Capitol Hill. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell bashed Democrats' $3.5 trillion social spending bill. He called it "an effort to exploit this terrible but temporary pandemic as a Trojan Horse for permanent socialism." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. GOP Leader Mitch McConnell said that the $3.5 trillion social spending bill being crafted...
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Former Rand Paul aide, pardoned by Trump, charged with funneling Russian money into 2016 election

Jesse Benton, spokesman for the Ron Paul campaign, speaking to reporters in the spin room after the CNN Debate on January 1, 2012. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Jesse Benton worked as a campaign staffer for former Rep. Ron Paul, as well as Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell. In 2016, he was convicted of campaign finance crimes related to his role on the Ron Paul campaign. Trump pardoned him before leaving office. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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Science and art work together to resurrect extinct flower scents

In Venice, visitors to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition have the opportunity to sample scents from flowers that were rendered extinct by human development.   In an installation called Resurrecting the Sublime, artist Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, with the help of synthetic biology firm Ginkgo Bioworks and scent researcher Sissel Tolaas, showcase scents from three plants: Hibiscadelphus wilderianus Rock, or Maui hau kuahiwi, which grew in ancient lava fields in Maui, Hawaii and were “d...
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Beshear: Road Between Capitol, Annex to Be Closed to Traffic

Gov. Andy Beshear says the road between Kentucky’s Capitol and Capitol Annex will soon be shut off to traffic.
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New Zealand police arrest pair trying to enter Auckland with ‘large amount’ of KFC

Two men tried to reach city – where Covid restrictions banned takeaways – with $100,000, three buckets of chicken and an undisclosed quantity of fries, police saySee all our coronavirus coverageTwo men have been arrested after police said they found them with a car boot-full of Kentucky fried chicken and over $100,000 in cash as they tried to cross the border into Auckland despite New Zealand’s strict Covid-19 lockdown.The men were arrested after allegedly trying to flee from police near the Auc...
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Politico Pardoned by Trump Accused of Illegal Campaign Scam

A Kentucky man pardoned by President Donald Trump after his conviction in a 2012 bribery plot has been charged again with campaign-related crimes, this time involving a 2016 illegal campaign contribution scheme.
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Kentucky Reports 88 More Virus-Related Deaths Over 3 Days

Gov. Andy Beshear says the toll from the coronavirus rose by another 88 deaths in Kentucky from Saturday to Monday.
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Amazon's AI-powered cameras punish its delivery drivers when they look at side mirrors or when other cars cut them off, report says

Tom Williams/Getty Images Amazon's AI cameras penalize drivers for using side mirrors and being cut off, Motherboard reports. Penalties like these hurt workers' and DSPs' performance scores and their chances to get more money. Drivers also told Motherboard that it's really difficult to appeal erroneous infractions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon drivers are being punished for some driving habits that are considered safe and others that are beyond t...
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Amazon's AI-powered cameras reportedly punish its delivery drivers when they look at side mirrors or when other cars cut them off

Tom Williams/Getty Images Amazon's AI cameras penalize drivers for using side mirrors and being cut off, Motherboard reports. Penalties like these hurt workers' and DSPs' performance scores and their chances to get more money. Drivers also told Motherboard it's really difficult to appeal erroneous infractions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon drivers are reportedly being punished for some driving habits that are considered safe and others that are be...
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Man Killed in Shootout With Officers in Northern Kentucky

Kentucky State Police say authorities killed a man who fired at officers in northern Kentucky over the weekend.
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Why too many historians look down on Ulysses S. Grant

Google Commons The removal of statues of Civil War leaders has drawn renewed attention to that conflict's lasting influence. Some of those leaders, namely Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant, have been treated very differently by history. Hagiography of either obscures the military dynamics of the war, and the embrace of Lee reflects sinister post-Civil War politics. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last week, former President Donald Trump took the trouble to express hi...
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Company Increases Space in Kentucky City, Plans More Jobs

A Kentucky manufacturing plant has expanded its facility by five times and expects to create 100 full-time jobs in coming years.
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Flu Shots Urged in Kentucky to Prevent Burden on Hospitals

Kentucky's public health commissioner is urging residents to get the flu vaccine to help lessen the strain on hospitals in the coming months.
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If Mississippi was a country it would have the second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita in the world but Gov. Tate Reeves doesn't plan on doing anything differently

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves delivers a televised address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem during a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images One out of every 320 Mississippians has died from COVID-19, the highest rate in the country. Gov. Tate Reeves dodged CNN'S Jake Tapper's question on whether he would do anything to change the st...
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If Mississippi was a country it would have the second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths per capita in the world but Gov. Tate Reeves won't say how he plans to fix it

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves delivers a televised address prior to signing a bill retiring the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem during a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images One out of every 320 Mississippians has died from COVID-19, the highest rate in the country. Gov. Tate Reeves dodged CNN'S Jake Tapper's question on whether he would do anything to change the st...
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If Mississippi were a country, it'd have reported the world's 2nd-most COVID-19 deaths per capita, but Gov. Tate Reeves won't say how he plans to fix it

Gov. Tate Reeves in Jackson, Mississippi, on June 30, 2020. ROGELIO V. SOLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images One in 320 Mississippians is known to have died from COVID-19, the highest rate in the US. Gov. Tate Reeves dodged the CNN host Jake Tapper's questions on whether he had ideas to address it. Reeves said the state had already seen reported cases dropping recently. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Tate Reeves downplayed Mississippi's COVID-19 death toll Sunday ...
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Southwest Airlines found success with free booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots - take a look at the 50-year-old airline's full history

Southwest Airlines first flight attendant uniforms Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines, the US's largest domestic carrier, celebrated its 50th anniversary in June. The airline found success using unconventional marketing strategies focused on humor, booze, arm wrestling, and go-go boots. Southwest grew its network by beating the Wright Amendment, a law implemented to restrict operations out of its Dallas Love Field base. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest ...
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