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A union leader says striking workers at Four Roses will return to work next week after the Kentucky bourbon maker and union officials reached a tentative agreement to end a two-week walkout.

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Maker's Mark has announced a change at the top of its bourbon production team in Kentucky.

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The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour has lost one of its attractions with the closure of a Bowling Green distillery. 

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, U.S. Representative John Yarmuth and others on Thursday officially opened the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center – the new starting point for bourbon tourism in Kentucky.

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The collapse of a Kentucky distillery's warehouse last month has crews still cleaning up and trying to salvage roughly 18,000 barrels of aging bourbon.

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Capitol Reporter Ryland Barton has this week's episode of Kentucky Politics Distilled. 

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The head of Kentucky’s bourbon association says he’s worried that a drawn-out trade war could slow down growth of the state’s signature distilling industry.

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Whiskey barrels were piled in a mountainous heap Wednesday after the rest of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed in Kentucky, nearly two weeks after part of the decades-old structure came crashing down.

The remainder of the massive structure collapsed at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding said. No injuries were reported in either collapse, he said.

"It is a mountain of bourbon barrels," he said Wednesday.

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The ringleader of a widely publicized whiskey theft operation was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but he's about to be released after serving a month.

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In comments at odds with his home state's whiskey distillers, Kentucky's Republican governor is downplaying fears that the European Union's retaliatory tariffs could disrupt the booming market for the Bluegrass state's iconic bourbon industry.

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