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    • "Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is commissioning a study to see if it’s feasible to incorporate the University of Pikeville into the state university system. The University of Pikeville in Pike County is a private university. But Beshear says the school meets an important regional need, and a case might be made for adding it to Kentucky’s public university system." [WFPL]
    • "Kentuckians overwhelmingly support putting a casino-gambling constitutional amendment on the November ballot, where it probably would pass, according to a new survey conducted for racetracks and horse-racing interests. According to numbers released Tuesday, 87 percent of Kentuckians want to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to allow casino gambling. Only 10 percent of those surveyed said they opposed a vote." [Lexington Herald-Leader via WFPL]
    • "State Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and his wife, Rebecca Ann Farmer, have reached a settlement in their divorce case." [Bluegrass Politics]

    Photo: Richie Farmer courtesy Kentucky Department of Agriculture

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    I'm a freelance writer, focusing on travel, food, and A&E. I've contributed to Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Gawker Media's Gridskipper and Deadspin, USA Today, BlackBook, and Curbed. Previously I was a senior editor at Aol Travel and MapQuest. And, before that, director of content and editorial strategy for I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville. Washington, DC based. Boston born. Kentucky Colonel.

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