Author: Tom Eblen

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Shock probation for four young white men, including to University of Kentucky fraternity brothers, charged in drug smuggling, torture case raises questions about justice and... [Read More]
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Lexington mayoral candidates Ronnie Bastin and Linda Gorton provided very different lists when asked by the Lexington Public Library staff about their favorite books. [Read More]
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't get away with shifting blame to Democrats about the timing of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He... [Read More]
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The winding eight miles of water from the Forks of Elkhorn to Knight's Bridge in Franklin County hasn't changed much since the 1770s, when pioneers... [Read More]
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Jon Meacham, the presidential historian and best-selling author, will speak at the University of Kentucky on Sept. 17 about Robert Penn Warren's influence and his... [Read More]
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Don McGuire, the last surviving member of The Hilltoppers vocal group, one of America's most popular from 1952 to 1957, has died at age 86. [Read More]
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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky wants to use lie-detector tests to identify author of New York Times op-ed, but his plan for looking for Trump... [Read More]
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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is exploring giving away Boone Station and White Hall historic sites, and perhaps others, apparently to save state government money.... [Read More]
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Ronnie Bastin comes out strongly against expanding Lexington's Urban Services Boundary, mirroring Linda Gorton's longtime position as council member, vice mayor. [Read More]
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Ralph Eugene Meatyard, a Lexington optician who became an icon of art photography, has often been the subject of books and museum exhibits since his... [Read More]
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"You bet I'm running," Gov. Matt Bevin declared, drawing a standing ovation from donors at the state Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day dinner. Kentucky Democrats... [Read More]
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Moveable Feast's 5th annual Sunday Salons in September fundraiser gives guests a look inside four of Lexington's coolest historic homes and features some great Kentucky... [Read More]
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Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board says teachers no longer need to get a master's degree. Is Gov. Matt Bevin's real goal to undermine public schools... [Read More]
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A group is raising money for a monument to the history of women in Fayette County to be placed in a prominent downtown location during... [Read More]
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Kentucky is one of the last states to make its driver licenses comply with the 2005 Real ID Act. They will be more secure, especially... [Read More]
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Losing bidder's attempt to challenge new Lexington city hall selection process is becoming a political circus. City council should honor the process, pursue the winning... [Read More]
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Historian James Klotter has written a fascinating, deeply researched book that takes a fresh look at Henry Clay, the great 19th century statesman from Kentucky... [Read More]
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Developer Craig Turner's profile has been growing with his leadership of Eastern Kentucky University, the Lexington Civic Center board and now a proposal to redevelop... [Read More]
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What is Gov. Matt Bevin trying to achieve by taking over Kentucky's public education system and promoting publicly funded charter schools? [Read More]
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Walmart's decision to close 25-year-old store at Richmond Road and Man O' War presents huge redevelopment opportunity. New Lexington zoning law could help reuse big-box... [Read More]
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