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Multiple GRAMMY® award-winning singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan to host “The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors”

Singer and Actress Cher, Composer and Pianist Philip Glass, Country Music Entertainer Reba McEntire and Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Wayne Shorter to Be Honored “Hamilton” Co-Creators Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler and Alex Lacamoire to Receive a Special Kennedy Center Honors for Groundbreaking Work (CBS) Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan will host THE 41st ANNUAL KENNEDY…

Deadly school shooting voted Kentucky’s top story in 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The tragedy that struck Marshall County High School when a gunman opened fire, killing two teenagers and injuring many more, has been voted Kentucky’s top news story of 2018. A close second in balloting by Associated Press editors, news directors and reporters was the surge in political activism by teachers who descended on Kentucky’s capitol by…

Kentucky’s jobless rate unchanged in November

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate remained steady in November. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate for November was 4.5 percent. The preliminary statewide figure was unchanged from the prior month. Officials say the November jobless rate was the same as in November 2017. They say Kentucky added 277…

Court zaps Kentucky’s $870 million win against online poker

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court has overturned one of the largest judgments in state history by ruling an online poker company does not have to pay the state $870 million plus interest. The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet sued the company that owns PokerStars in 2010, arguing 34,000 people lost $240 million in illegal wagers on…