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News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is releasing a TV ad featuring an out-of-work coal miner who questions Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to job growth. The ad reignites the flap over McConnell's comments to an eastern Kentucky newspaper in the spring.

CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) - Voters in Cave City are set to decide the fate of a push for package liquor sales in the southern Kentucky community. People in just two precincts will take part in the election today. By-the-drink alcohol sales have been allowed in Cave City since 2006.

ELKTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police troopers are investigating the death of a man who fell from Pilot Rock near Elkton. Troopers say 22-year-old Alexander Longoria of Hopkinsville and a friend climbed to the top of the rock yesterday afternoon. Police say Longoria fell and suffered fatal injuries as a result.

PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A former Bell County Forestry Camp employee has pleaded guilty to charge of rape. Tasha Knuckles entered the plea yesterday, and prosecutors recommended a five-year probated sentence. Kentucky State Police say Knuckles had a sexual relationship with an inmate at the prison while she worked in the canteen.

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