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Road network in Appalachia has created billions in benefits, study says

A highway network in Eastern Kentucky and other areas of Appalachia has created billions of dollars worth of benefits, according to a study released Thursday. Economic activity associated with the Appalachian Development Highway System has helped create or support more than 168,000 jobs in the 13-state Appalachian region, with $7.3 billion in added income for workers in 2015, the study said.

Politics & Government

Mr. Calipari goes to Washington

University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach John Calipari made the rounds in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, posting photos of himself on the National Mall and with legislators. Cal was on Capitol Hill to support Kelly Knight Craft in her nomination as ambassador to Canada.

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State hopes to provide better interpretation of Jefferson Davis statue in Capitol

Craig Potts, executive director of Kentucky Heritage Council, explains the task of a new committee set up to create educational materials to accompany a controversial statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda.
Jack Brammer jbrammer@herald-leader.com
State hopes to provide better interpretation of Jefferson Davis statue in Capitol 0:59

State hopes to provide better interpretation of Jefferson Davis statue in Capitol

Lexington fountains are a draw in the heat 0:39

Lexington fountains are a draw in the heat

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Equine Troop partners with WeeCan Autism and Behavioral Consultation

Pastor: Medicaid revision 'reprehensible, immoral' 1:17

Pastor: Medicaid revision 'reprehensible, immoral'