Edgar Orea, right, addresses a group of same-sex marriage supporters outside the Carl D. Perkins Federal Building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday. Rowan County is set to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples Friday. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (right) talks with David Moore on Tuesday morning following her refusal to issue a marriage license to him and his partner at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul wants to run for both his Kentucky Senate seat and the White House, but a current state law prohibits him from doing so. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis as she goes into the U.S. District Court in July with her lawyer. Davis says that issuing same-sex marriage licenses violates her religious beliefs. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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People line up outside the Kynect store at the Fayette Mall, in Lexington, Ky., in February to apply for health insurance through the state exchange. Adam Beam/AP hide caption

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A Teamsters union from Lexington, Ky., was on hand as Warren County became the first county in the U.S. to pass a local right-to-work law. Lisa Autry/WKU Public Radio hide caption

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Indiana coach Bobby Knight and his players Scott May and Quinn Buckner celebrate the championship win that capped their undefeated season in 1975-76. No team has matched the feat in the decades since. Anonymous/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Kelvin Cooperage, owned by brothers Kevin and Paul McLaughlin, is making white oak barrels for the newly-rising craft distillers. Here, oak scraps are burned inside the finished barrels to char them. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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This July 7, 2011, photo shows plans for a proposed religious theme park called Ark Encounter, at the Ark Encounter headquarters in Hebron, Ky. Kentucky says that the project is ineligible for tax incentives Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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Scott Hildebrand, a Democrat, and Mike Jansen, a Republican, are competing to be the new sheriff in Campbell County, Ky., but they're also abiding by an agreement to keep their race clean. Images courtesy of the candidates hide caption

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David Combs, an insurance broker in Kentucky, wound up benefiting from the Affordable Care Act, even though early on he had figured the law would put brokers out of business. Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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