KENTUCKY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KENTUCKY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) AP sports reporter Christopher Duncan dies at 43 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393347-77/duncan-sports-houston-chris.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393347-77/duncan-sports-houston-chris.html.csp">AP sports reporter Christopher Duncan dies at 43</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.995-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • Christopher Duncan, a sports reporter for The Associated Press who covered the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets and the Kentucky Derby, has died at the age of 43. A Harris County sheriff’s deputy confirmed the death on Monday night. Duncan was found at his home, and a cause of death wasn’t released. He had recently returned to work after a kidney transplant. Duncan was a 20-year AP employee who started with the news cooperative as an editorial assistant in 1994 in Louisville, Kentucky. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933472014-09-09T22:38:50.995-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T22:38:50.995-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393347@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT 2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343244-77/derby-race-run-alamitos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343244-77/derby-race-run-alamitos.html.csp">2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.008-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • The series that decides which 20 horses qualify to run in the Kentucky Derby is adding a new qualifier. Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points. The 1 1/16-mile race was run under different names at the now-closed Betfair Hollywood Park in California from 1981-2013. It produced six Kentucky Derby winners. The Grade 1 race will be contested for the first time at Los Alamitos Race Course this wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432442014-08-27T23:28:58.008-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.008-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343244@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Bourbon production reaches highest point since 1970s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309215-79/bourbon-production-distillers-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309215-79/bourbon-production-distillers-kentucky.html.csp">Bourbon production reaches highest point since 1970s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put it in bartenders’ lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon, years before they are even ordered. The production poses an inherent risk, but hitting the moment right — a big supply meshing with big demand — could mean a serious payday for companies big and small. Missing the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583092152014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T09:24:37.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309215@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:24:37 MDT Bourbon production reaches high point since ‘70s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306029-79/bourbon-kentucky-production-whiskey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58306029-79/bourbon-kentucky-production-whiskey.html.csp">Bourbon production reaches high point since ‘70s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put it in bartenders’ lingo: Distillers are putting up the tab for millions of rounds of bourbon years before they are even ordered. The production poses an inherent risk, but hitting the moment right — a big supply meshing with big demand — could mean a serious payday for companies big and small. Missing the t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060292014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T11:08:38.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306029@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:08:38 MDT Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303734-68/hemp-kentucky-crop-agriculture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303734-68/hemp-kentucky-crop-agriculture.html.csp">Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRUCE SCHREINER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:01:02.355-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray, Ky. • Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause decades after it was banned by the federal government. Republican U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul advocate for it, as does state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, a Repub...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303734@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:01:02 MDT Sargent: Obamacare fades as a major campaign issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267612-82/obamacare-percent-uninsured-arkansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267612-82/obamacare-percent-uninsured-arkansas.html.csp">Sargent: Obamacare fades as a major campaign issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Greg Sargent</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:36:45.63-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gallup finds that three of the largest drops in the rate of the uninsured just happened to take place in states with the hardest-fought Senate races: “Arkansas and Kentucky lead all other states in the sharpest reductions in their uninsured rate among adult residents since the health-care law’s requirement to have insurance took effect at the beginning of the year. Delaware, Washington and Colorado round out the top five. All 10 states that report the largest declines in uninsured rates expanded...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267612@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:36:45 MDT