McKnight, Vail make Collins history as first NCAA Division I basketball signees Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

Teammates since fifth grade, Dayvion McKnight is headed to Western Kentucky and Marcellus Vail to Samford.

       

SEE IT: Burned LaRue County mobile home where 3 bodies were found Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

Three bodies were found at this burned-out mobile home in LaRue County, and one of them was dismembered in a fridge.

       

Third body found in connection with burned-out LaRue County mobile home identified Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

Police had located a third body in the summer but couldn't identify him because of the burned condition in which they found him.

       

Louisville women’s basketball reinforces depth with three Class of 2020 signees Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

On the first day of early signing day, three players signed their National Letter of Intent to play for the Cardinals.

       

College basketball signing day: In-depth look at ACC recruiting classes, including U of L Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

Duke and North Carolina inked big-time 2020 signing classes once again, but other ACC schools have picked up several key recruits ahead of 2020-21.

       

New revelations, steady witnesses, Trump tweets: takeaways from the first public hearing on impeachment Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

Democrats used Wednesday's open hearing to bolster their case for Trump's impeachment while Republicans again dismissed the process.

       

Bevin supporters allege ‘hackers’ may have skewed Kentucky’s governor election results Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

'We're just moms' say two Matt Bevin supporters, Erika Calihan and Kris Stuebs, who allege 'hackers' may have skewed Kentucky's election results.

       

College basketball signing day: In-depth look at SEC recruiting classes, led by Kentucky Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

On college basketball signing day, Kentucky and Tennessee lead the way for the SEC with two of the nation's best classes.

       

Recanvass Of Kentucky Gubernatorial Election To Take Place Thursday Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

On Thursday, all 120 Kentucky counties will double-check vote totals collected during last week’s gubernatorial election and make sure they sent the correct results to state election officials.

The process is called a recanvass and has been requested by Gov. Matt Bevin after initial results showed him losing his race for reelection by about 5,000 votes to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

A recanvass requires local election boards to double-check the totals of all of their voting machines, add up the results again and make sure they match what they sent to the State Board of Elections on Election Day.

Officials will not double check the votes on every ballot, just the totals.

Recanvasses are common in Kentucky elections, but they rarely yield more votes for the candidates and have never changed the outcome of an election.

One of Bevin’s opponents in the 2015 Republican Primary Election — now-Congressman James Comer — requested a recanvass of that contest after he lost to Bevin by 83 votes. The recanvass produced no new votes.

In 2016, Bernie Sanders requested a recanvass of Kentucky’s Democratic presidential primary election after initial returns showed him losing to Hillary Clinton by 1,924 votes. The recanvass produced 13 additional votes for Sanders.

At the time, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes attributed the vote difference to “provisional votes and a discrepancy in absentee ballot totals in two counties.”

State political leaders from both parties have encouraged Bevin to concede the election if the recanvass doesn’t produce different results.

But Bevin has hinted at challenging the election further. During a press conference the day after Election Day, he made unsubstantiated claims that thousands of absentee ballots had been improperly counted and other allegations.

Bevin’s only other option to challenge the election results is to file an official election contest, which would require the Republican-led state legislature to determine the outcome of the election.

Republican Senate President Robert Stivers — who initially floated the idea of an election contest on election night — told the Courier Journal on Friday that Bevin should concede the election if the recanvass doesn’t significantly change vote totals.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell weighed in on Monday morning, saying that barring “some dramatic reversal on recanvass…that we’ll have a different governor in three weeks.”

Kentucky ranks last in country in new lung cancer report Wednesday, Nov 13 2019 

The Bluegrass State has a higher rate of new lung cancer cases than any other state in the country.

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