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Kentucky State Police seeks candidates; Academy Class 101 to include innovative training format

Law enforcement agencies around the country have worked to adapt to a changing environment in response to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and civil unrest. The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is seeking individuals who want to make a difference by being responsive to the unique needs currently faced by our communities. KSP is calling for certified law enforcement officers who want to increase their...

Jan Hillard: Falsehood flies and the truth comes limping after it (Jonathan Swift)

An inventory by the Washington Post finds more than 18,000 untruths told by President Donald Trump since he took office in 2016. Several campaign ads by former Vice President Joe Biden include facts not supported by the record. Fact-checking has become a cottage industry with no shortage of work from Republican and Democratic elected officials and candidates. And while misinformation has always crept...

Kentucky Tonight announces candidate programs for 2020 primary election; shows air May 27, June 1

KET continues its in-depth political coverage with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates in the 2020 primary election races. Hosted by Renee Shaw, Kentucky Tonight programs with candidates will air May 27 and June 1 at 8/7 p.m. on KET. The programs also will stream live at KET.org/live and will be archived online. The scheduled guests for Kentucky Tonight’s candidate programs include: Wednesday,...

Voters set to cast ballots for more than 7,500 candidates across state in today’s general election

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today More than 7,500 candidates are on the ballot for Kentucky’s 2018 general election. Polls will remain open today from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time. A big ballot is usually part of the mid-terms and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said this year is no exception. In addition to Kentucky’s six Congressional seats, all 100 state House seats and the even-numbered...