'Magic's happening': Family drive-in is a slice of Americana

The essential truth of the Sauerbeck Family Drive-In is right there in its name, but in case you somehow missed it all you had to do was look around Friday night during the outdoor theater's grand opening
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'Super Cooper': Baby born with rare disorder in Kentucky

His family calls him "Super Cooper" and "Cooper the Trooper": Cooper McElvain was born Feb. 18 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, and the little guy's life has been anything but simple or normal
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'Urban island' heat tests Phoenix, other large cities

Officials in Phoenix and other cities are tackling the challenges of urban heat islands, monitoring downtown temperatures, planting trees and using light-colored roofs to reflect solar rays
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10th Kentucky city passes ordinance against discrimination

An LGBTQ advocacy organization says Maysville has become Kentucky's tenth city to pass a fairness ordinance
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13 evacuated from boat ride at Kentucky amusement park

Officials at a Kentucky amusement park say a boat on a water ride became stuck, leading crews to evacuate 13 people on board
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2 hurt in southern Indiana restaurant's ceiling collapse

Two people have suffered minor injuries after part of a ceiling collapsed in a southern Indiana restaurant
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2 killed, 1 missing in flooding in Kentucky, Missouri

At least two people have been reported killed and one remains missing after weekend flooding spawned by the remnants of last week's Tropical Storm Gordon
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2 tornadoes confirmed in Kentucky; power being restored

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes during severe storms in Kentucky that toppled trees and power lines
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2 tornadoes confirmed in Kentucky; power mostly restored

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes during severe storms in Kentucky that toppled trees and power lines
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2 wounded in fatal Cincinnati shooting are back home

The two shooting victims who survived a gunman's attack in downtown Cincinnati are both back home
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4 Indiana teens killed, 4 hurt when hit pushing stalled SUV

Authorities in southern Indiana say four teenagers were killed and four injured when they were struck while pushing a stalled SUV to a birthday party
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94-year-old Kentucky veteran receives medals 72 years late

A 94-year-old U.S. Navy veteran waited 72 years, but he has finally received the medals he's due from World War II
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94-year-old Kentucky veteran receiving medals 72 years late

A 94-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has waited 72 years, but he is going to receive the medals he's due from World War II
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A look at the Tennessee primary races

Primary elections for Tennessee's nine seats in the U.S. House are Thursday. Here's a look at who is running
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Addax calf born at Louisville Zoo

An addax calf has been born at the Louisville Zoo
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Adkins: Fundraising should focus on 2018 elections

Kentucky House Democratic leader Rocky Adkins has called on potential rival Andy Beshear to temporarily halt fundraising for next year's gubernatorial campaign and focus on raising money for the party's legislative candidates this year
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Ali Center hosting Muslim festival, discussion about Ali

The Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a Muslim film festival and a panel discussion on the world-famous boxer's relevance to the Islamic community
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Andy Beshear to make announcement on "future of Kentucky"

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is set to make an announcement Monday "concerning the future of Kentucky."
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AP Exclusive: How an ordinary ICE raid left behind a crisis

Many miles from the Mexico border, authorities are separating families in operations that target immigrants already living in the U.S., conducted in the name of public safety
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APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder from marketing

APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur
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Appeals board sets value of Bevin's home at $2 million

An appeals board says the home Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin purchased from a friend and campaign donor last year is worth $2 million
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As Phoenix sizzles, 'urban island' phenomenon compounds heat

The so-called urban heat island effect is creating challenges in large cities such as Phoenix, which is coping with sizzling summer temperatures this week.
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At Fancy Farm, Democrats vie for influence ahead of 2019

Potential Democratic candidates for governor of Kentucky waged a subtle contest for influence and attention at the 138th annual Fancy Farm picnic
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Attorney general to ask legislature on Catholic Church probe

The Kentucky attorney general's office says it will seek the permission of the state legislature to form a grand jury to investigate Catholic dioceses statewide
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Ball State keeping name of Papa John's founder on program

The Indiana alma mater of the founder of Papa John's says it will keep his name on a school business program despite controversy over his use of a racial slur last month
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Ball State sees large response after Papa John's decision

More than 500 people have emailed Ball State University about its decision to support Papa John's founder John Schnatter amid controversy over his use of a racial slur
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Bank employees back in fatal shooting aftermath

With crime tape still sealing off the lobby entrance, employees returned to work Monday at a downtown bank building in which four people, including the gunman, were killed last week
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Basketball 'escort queen' indicted on forged checks charges

A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges
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Beshear announces candidacy for governor in 2019

Kentucky's attorney general says he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2019
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Beshear announces candidacy for Kentucky governor

Kentucky's attorney general says he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2019
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Bevin defends pension law in hard-hitting speech

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's counties cannot continue to afford rising pension obligations, and says they'll be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new law making changes to the state's struggling pension systems
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Bevin promotes Chinese partnership amid US trade dispute

The Chinese ambassador to the U.S. has met with Kentucky's Republican governor to discuss economic development opportunities amid a growing trade dispute between the world's largest economies
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Bus tour to take students to historic civil rights sites

Three dozen Detroit-area students are visiting historic civil rights sites in Atlanta, Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky
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Catholic brother accused of abuse barred from ministry

A Roman Catholic brother accused of sexually abusing a youngster decades ago in Maryland has been barred from his religious order's ministry and placed on administrative leave from a teaching job in Massachusetts while authorities investigate.
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Champion ham fetches record $2.8 million at Kentucky auction

Grand champion ham of the 2018 Kentucky State Fair fetches record $2.8 million at auction for charitable causes
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Chess club not dwelling on controversial Bevin remarks

While Gov. Matt Bevin's controversial remarks this month about the West Louisville Chess Club sparked a backlash in the community, fifth-grader Keyaira Thompson wasn't giving it too much thought
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Church sex scandal: Abuse victims want a full reckoning

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around the U.S. that have been forced to face the ugly truth about child-molesting priests in their midst. But in dozens of other dioceses, there has been no reckoning.
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Churchill hiring up to 200 workers for new gaming venue

Churchill Downs Inc. says it will hire up to 200 employees ahead of opening its new Louisville gaming facility
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CIA chief returning to University of Louisville for event

CIA Director Gina Haspel will return to the University of Louisville next week to discuss national security and her career in the spy agency
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Cleanup removes coal-combustion waste from Indiana pond

Crews working for a southern Indiana county have finished removing a coal-combustion waste from a farm pond where it was dumped as fill nearly a decade ago
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Comer gains seat on farm bill conference committee

A Kentucky congressman has been chosen to serve on the conference committee assigned to negotiate a final version of the federal farm bill
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Court orders new sentence for man convicted by former victim

Kentucky's Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing trial for a man serving time for robbery because one of his previous victims unknowingly served on the jury that convicted him
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Court: Free speech protects Trump comments at Kentucky rally

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump incited a riot during a 2016 Kentucky campaign rally that led to assaults of three protesters
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Crews working to restore power after storms hit Kentucky

Utility crews are working to restore power for tens of thousands of Kentuckians after the state was pounded by severe storms that toppled trees and power lines
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Death of Kentucky man in police custody being investigated

Authorities in Kentucky are investigating how a man died after he was taken into police custody
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Defendants in billboard suit seeking $200,000 in court fees

A southern Indiana town and other defendants in a lawsuit that challenged plans for billboards near a new Ohio River bridge are seeking more than $200,000 in court fees from the plaintiffs
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Drop in black freshman enrollment raises concern at UK

University of Kentucky officials are expressing concern over a double-digit drop in the number of black freshmen enrolled at the school
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Earmarked projects approved by Mississippi lawmakers

Mississippi lawmakers have earmarked $111 million in projects in a bill that they passed
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Ever thought about 'forest bathing'? It's not that weird

Imagine for a moment you've been stuck inside a building all day with no opportunity to walk outside
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EXCHANGE: Decatur woman ran a marathon in all 50 states

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Decatur woman ran a marathon in all 50 states
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