LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state's governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear has been shar and personal. Now all Kentucky's voters will get a chance to take sides on their rivalry at the ballot box in November.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A massive new exhibition and entertainment hall is set to open at Elvis Presley's Graceland in Tennessee with three museum-style exhibits, including one focused on the late boxing great Muhammad Ali. Graceland officials say the 80,000-square-foot Graceland Exhibition Center opens Saturday to guests visiting the Presley-themed tourist attraction in Memphis. The singer, actor and pop icon lived in Memphis until his death on Aug. 16, 1977.
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a man who hit a state trooper with his sport-utility vehicle has died after troopers fired at the vehicle. Police said in a news release that troopers were trying to find Christopher L. Brown of Letcher County in connection with a stolen vehicle and previous charges. Officers followed him in Perry County, where police say Brown drove onto a strip mine road. The release said he struck a trooper, who was treated at a hospital and released. Brown died at the scene.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky television station says it has dismissed a morning host for what it considered inappropriate comments during his show earlier this month. WLEX-TV in Lexington said in a statement issued Wednesday that it has decided to "part ways" with Lee Cruse, the co-host of a morning show called "Live with Lee & Hayley." Cruse had made remarks on-air about a BBC radio broadcaster who was fired for using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Prince Harry.
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