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46 min ago | Cincinnati.com

Reforms target Kentucky youth incarceration

Troubled children who skip school or run away from home will be placed in diversion programs rather than receive jail time under sweeping reforms that take effect next year in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Kids, Hopkinsville, KY

5 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Kentucky Commission on Human Rights meets

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights held its monthly meeting recently at the Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College campus in Cumberland.

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6 hrs ago | WEHT

Five Charged in Ohio County Robbery

A western Kentucky man arrested earlier this year during a major drug trafficking investigation, is now facing a long list of charges for a December robbery.

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10 hrs ago | Washington Times

Inmate's starvation death sparks lawmakers' review

A Kentucky lawmaker is pledging to hold hearings on prison medical issues after an inmate at a maximum-security facility starved to death on a hunger strike.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky Government, State Prisons, Kentucky State Penitentiary, Northpoint Training Center

14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: 2014 and beyond

Black voters played a huge role in delivering Barack Obama to the White House in 2008 and 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Kentucky Government, Medicaid, Health

18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Ky. Senate Candidate Wants Keystone Pipeline OK'd

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergran Grimes called on President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining 11 other incumbent Democrats as the party tries to keep control of the Senate this November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Kentucky Government

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

K. Kelly White Bryant

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

News Democrat

Obamacare is no Kentucky success story

President Obama and his liberal allies in Washington and in the media are patting themselves on the back for a so-called "successful" implementation of Obamacare.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Small Business, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

WFIE-TV Evansville

Police searching for missing Robertson Co. woman

Nancy Ellen Pietrzak Pugh was last seen at around 4 a.m. Wednesday on her property near the Blue Licks Grocery.

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KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

Soldier's remains returned to Paducah for burial

The remains of a Paducah soldier, who disappeared during World War II, have been sent home.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky running low on WRs after injury, departure

University of Kentucky wide receiver Jeff Badet is expected to be sidelined 2-3 months after breaking his leg during spring football practice.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky

State Journal

Kentucky businesses top list for distilling

Kentucky is synonymous with bourbon. Therefore, it may be surprising that even one of Business Insider's 13 best bourbons are distilled outside the Bluegrass State.

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Related Topix: Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, Frankfort, KY, Whiskey, Clermont, KY, Bardstown, KY

WTVF Nashville

Woman, Teenage Girl Found Dead In Central Kentucky Home

Police have identified one of two females found dead inside a central Kentucky home as a result of some type of trauma.

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Floyd County Times

A faith-based economy for East Kentucky, par...

Recently, I proposed East Kentucky look into cultivating a particular aspect of its culture to grow our economy.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Fired Kentucky prison doctor can keep private practice

The doctor fired after an inmate's death at Kentucky State Penitentiary will keep his private practice but may hire a lawyer as the state's investigation continues, his wife said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky Government, State Prisons, Kentucky State Penitentiary

FOX19 Cincinnati

The most 'scandalous' politicians are family men

Former President Bill Clinton continued to have a successful career after having a highly-publicized affair.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, University of Houston

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

2 Found Dead in Nelson County Home

Police say two females have been found dead inside a central Kentucky home as a result of some type of trauma.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

State to auction off rifles, knives from Richie Farmer's agriculture commissioner days

Looking for an unusual gift to give? Consider a rifle or knife from former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, 9

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Police: Death of 4-year-old ruled accidental

Police in Hopkinsville say the death of a 4-year-old boy at his home has been ruled an accident.

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WTVF Nashville

3 plead not guilty to assault, slaying

The Ledger Independent reported that 25-year-old Jesse Logan Bertram, 36-year-old John C. Glispie and 26-year-old Brian Clark, all of Garrison, entered the pleas on Friday in Lewis Circuit Court to a charge of reckless homicide.

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