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  1. I-275 bridge work might slow trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1Anbjk5 Motorists should expect delays when the I-275 Carroll Cropper Bridge, across the Ohio River, gets a $6.7 million facelift. The Interstate 275 Carroll Cropper Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Boone County and Indiana, will get some major fixes this spring - and traffic delays are part of the deal.

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  2. ZEMENE v. CLARKERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    In this appeal, we consider whether the Circuit Court of Fairfax County erred in dismissing Michael Berhane Zemene's petition for writ of habeas corpus. The court dismissed Zemene's petition on the ground that he failed to establish actual prejudice resulting from his counsel's failure to advise him of the collateral consequences upon his immigration status of accepting a plea agreement.

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  3. Winter Storm Leaves Behind Potential Water, Food Safety RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Many private residences, businesses, schools and other public facilities across the Commonwealth, especially in eastern Kentucky, have been impacted or closed for an extended period of time following the recent winter storm, creating the potential for increased risks related to water and food safety. Individuals and facilities affected by boil water advisories and water shortages can take steps to assure their water is safe.

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  4. I-65 South closed in Hart Co. after semi crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFIE-TV Evansville

    According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, one lane will be reopened as soon as possible.

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  5. Traffic Alert: I-65 SB closed at MP 69 because of semi-crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Columbia Magazine

    Traffic Alert: I-65 SB closed at MP 69 because of semi-crash By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY - I-65 Southbound - Near Mile Point 69 between Bonnieville and Munfordville is closed due to a semi crash. Closure is required for a period of time to remove the vehicle.

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  6. Local author series kicks off tenth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marysville Journal-Tribune

    February 26, 2015 at 9:59 am Pictured left - Mary Hamilton, left, is shown signing her book, Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies, for Marysville teacher Renee Fairchild at the first presentation for the Friends of the Library Author Series earlier this week.

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  7. Bridges toll operator targeted, but more work ahead before deal is doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    A warning for the Hillview community as residents say they've been approached by a teen trying to get into their homes to use the phone. Health officials have linked the majority of cases to people sharing needles while using the painkiller opana.

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  8. Mission accomplishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    For Bell County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Scott Gray, policing was something he always wanted to do. In his case, life took a different path.

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  9. Brent Spence Bridge: tolls getting closer to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ARE TOLLS ON THE BENT SPENCE BRIDGE A STEP CLOSER TO REALITY TONIGHT. A BILL ALLOWING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS CALLED P3 HAS PASSED THE KENTUCKY HOUSE.

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  10. Ky. legislature's P3 bill falls on those without interest in Brent Spence projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Tolls on the Brent Spence Bridge are driving a bill through the Kentucky Legislature, but the final decision on whether it becomes a law will most likely lie with those who have no interest in the bridge project. "I think P3 legislation is another tool we can use to fund projects around the state, whether it's a road or a bridge or a municipal building," Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Ernie Harris said.

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  11. Disposal of medical sharps a safety concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Turret

    Soldiers and civilian employees on military installations quickly become familiar with safety training resources and prevention programs to mitigate exposure to a range of chemical, physical and environmental hazards. But how familiar are we about the possibility of syringes found in restroom garbage? Or needles discarded on the side of the road? That's the concern for physical scientist Luther Jenkins from Fort Knox's environmental management division, who remembers when he was called a few years ago after a plastic bag of needles was found in a neighborhood.

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  12. Arsenic site found in Ohio County; state, feds investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bbech tree news

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection are investigating a site in Ohio County where extremely high concentrations of the toxic element arsenic have been detected in the soil, state officials confirmed Wednesday. The site, at 209 Shinkle Chapel Road, is about six miles south of the Daviess County line, about a mile west of U.S. 231 and about five miles north of Hartford.

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  13. Legislature failing to be transparentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Senate Education Committee revisited a bill requiring transgender students to use the bathroom assigned to their biological sex or to seek special accommodations. The bill failed to get out of committee Thursday because it didn't have the required favorable votes to move on.

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  14. Ky. Senate committee re-votes on anti-transgender bill with no debate or noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Floyd County Times

    The Kentucky Senate Education Committee re-voted late Monday night on anti-transgender Senate Bill 76 , which passed 8-1 after it had failed last Thursday in the same committee with bi-partisan opposition. Two members were absent from last Thursday's committee meeting; three members were absent today, including two previous "No" votes.

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  15. Governor urges for Homeland Security to be funded immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Floyd County Times

    As Kentuckians recover from a statewide snow emergency, Congress is threatening to allow funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to lapse. Governor Steve Beshear has called on each member of Kentucky's Congressional delegation to take immediate action to approve funding for this department, as those funds also support Kentucky's emergency preparedness in every county.

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  16. Gov. Beshear Proclaims March Sexual Assault Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The prevention and advocacy efforts of several individuals were highlighted today by Gov. Steve Beshear and advocates as part of the kickoff of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Capitol Rotunda event was cosponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs .

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  17. White Plains residents want guardrail along Hwy 62Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WFIE-TV Evansville

    They say something needs to be done to keep drivers from possibly sliding off into a swampy area, west of the city. For years, trees lined the area, acting as a natural barrier between the road and swamp.

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  18. How Road Salt Mix Is Made In KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    More than a week after snow began to fall in South Central Kentucky, it was still sitting on the ground. Paul Keith, a worker for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, said in his thirty years with the cabinet he's never seen snow like this, and it pushed them to the brink.

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  19. From 5 to 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Drivers convicted of DUI in Kentucky would have it on their record for 10 years under a bill the Senate Judiciary Committee approved early in February. It takes four driving under the influence convictions within five years to be charged with a felony in the state.

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  20. Kentucky chamber CEO on Common Core: 'We've got to bridge that skill gap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    David Adkisson, president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, said the Common Core Standards has become a politically polarized issue. David Adkisson , president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce , said more rigorous teaching standards established in Kentucky have made learning and testing clearer and easier to interpret for both students and teachers.

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