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

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SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is declining to answer questions about his former campaign manager who resigned amid a federal investigation of a bribery scandal in 2012. Jesse Benton resigned late last week, but McConnell said Tuesday he is moving on and focusing on the future as he battles Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for the Senate.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State officials are crafting emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their reach into Kentucky cities. The company offers a smartphone application to match customers who need a ride with someone willing to give them one.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville police say two men have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old girl last week. Authorities say additional arrests could be forthcoming in the shooting death of the child, Ne'riah Miller.

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Police say a Mercer County married couple has been found dead in their home in an apparent murder-suicide. A family member found Bruce and Glenda Noel Sunday night in their home near Harrodsburg.

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