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3 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
Corrections officials announced plans Wednesday to fix a faulty system and ensure DNA samples are taken from every Kentucky felon as required by law, acknowledging the failure to collect samples was more widespread than first reported.
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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Received this e-mail today from Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' U.S. Senate campaign calling on Senator Mitch McConnell and Congress to raise the minimum wage: Nobody who works a full-time job should be faced with choices like whether to take their children to the doctor or put a warm dinner on the table at the end of the day.
10 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal
Gov. Steve Beshear says regulations to implement Kentucky's new health benefit exchange will move forward despite Republican efforts to block the rules in committee last month.
A health care call center is expanding its hours to sign up Kentuckians for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
By the time many of you read this, I'll be traveling to southeastern Kentucky, on my way to the SOAR Summit scheduled for Monday in Pikeville .
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky's most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy.
Crowds of concerned citizens joined local, state and federal officials to flood the East Kentucky Expo Center Monday morning, as the Shaping Our Appalachian Region economic summit got underway.
Many roads are still covered and crews continue to work to dig out from the ice, sleet, and snow that pounded the Heartland Thursday and Friday.
You have to wonder: Will the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit Monday in Pikeville be the start of something big, or just another feel-good effort that doesn't amount to much? More than 1,500 people have registered to attend the conference called by Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, who said they wanted ideas from throughout Eastern ... (more)
Rain and sleet are falling across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky this morning as a powerful winter storm that could pack up to 7 inches of snow arrives.
Jessica Dunham is on a roll. For the fourth consecutive year the 17-year-old Florence resident has placed in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest.
A Winter Storm Warning & Winter Weather Advisory have been issued for our area. Rain will transition over to freezing rain and sleet this afternoon.
A group of landowners in the path of a pipeline project are seeking a court ruling on whether the developers can take control of their land through eminent domain.