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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet launches new system to provide real-time truck parking availability

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has partnered with seven other states to launch a real-time parking availability information system for commercial drivers in order to improve the safety and efficiency of the region’s freight network. The Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) regional Truck Parking Information Management System (TPIMS) will display information to truckers...

Keith Taylor: A ‘great year’ comes to an end for Kentucky in loss to Indiana in NCAA tourney

DES MOINES — Tyler Ulis and Jamal Murray did all they could to keep Kentucky’s season from folding but it wasn’t enough to fend off Indiana. The backcourt duo combined for 43 points but the Wildcats got little production from the rest of the roster in a 73-67 loss to the Hoosiers in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. Kentucky’s Alex Poythress...

Keith Taylor: Kentucky moves past seeding snub, sets sights on making a run in NCAA Tourney

Kentucky hasn’t reached its peak, but appears to be getting closer to the pinnacle. The Wildcats (26-8) defeated Alabama, Georgia and Texas A&M in a three-day span last weekend to claim their second straight Southeastern Conference Tournament title and carries a five-game winning streak into the NCAA Tournament. Derek Willis knocks down a 3 during the SEC Tournament finals Sunday in Nashville...

Bill Straub: As Rand Paul tests presidential waters, the response so far is a tepid maybe

There’s little doubt, as evidenced by his words and actions, that Sen. Rand Paul believes he should be the next president of the United States and that, given the opportunity, he’d make a darn good one.   The trick, of course, is convincing Republican primary voters and then, in turn, the American public, that they should be as confident in his abilities as he is. Thus far the answer he has...