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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 has declined to comment on questions about his former campaign manager, who resigned amid a federal investigation of a bribery scandal during the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus. McConnell only said Tuesday that he is moving on after aide Jesse Benton resigned last week.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Republicans are promising they will try to repeal the state's Medicaid expansion if they wrest control of the state House from the Democrats. House GOP leaders are also pledging to push for a constitutional amendment to prohibit any person, employer or health provider from being forced to participate in a health care system.

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

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Tours to view elk are being held at two eastern Kentucky parks this fall and winter. Elk were gone from Kentucky for 150 years but were returned in 1997, but now there are around 10,000 of the animals.

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