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Leaders of the Kentucky legislature have not renewed the contract of Legislative Research Commission Director David Byerman, who assumed control of the state agency in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal and low morale among employees.

Ryland Barton / Kentucky Public Radio

More than a dozen protesters smiled and kissed the floor of the Kentucky Capitol after State Police officers let them enter the building Tuesday following weeks of protests.

Ryland Barton

Students from across Kentucky traveled to the state Capitol to rally against gun violence as part of demonstrations that took place across the country on Wednesday. 

Taylor Inman

A group of students from Marshall County High School are joining national protests on walkout day. The students loaded into a bus and traveled more than 200 miles to demonstrate at the state capitol for safer schools.

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  A charter bus full of Marshall County High School students will head to Frankfort Wednesday to participate in a school safety rally.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Advocates for the mentally ill in Kentucky are lobbying to make those with serious mental illness ineligible for the death penalty.  Kentucky representatives for the National Alliance on Mental Illness staged a rally Thursday in Frankfort. 

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The tallest building in Kentucky's capital is set for demolition. 

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Starting this month, visitors to the Kentucky State Capitol can see documents, photographs and other materials from the state archives. 

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The Kentucky Capitol will soon have its first life-sized statue of a woman.

John Hingsbergen, WEKU

Kentucky’s Capital City hosted its first-ever LGBTQ Pride festival this past weekend. Organizers and Frankfort city officials say the event exceeded their expectations.  

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