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  1. Kentucky's education commissioner to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKYT

    The Kentucky Board of Education has told WKYT that Holliday's retirement would be effective Aug. 31. Holliday became commissioner July 2009. The Courier-Journal reports that Board of Education chairman Roger Marcum read Holliday's retirement letter to the board during its board meeting in Frankfort this morning.

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  2. Trust for Life plates availableRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Starting today, Kentuckians will be able to show their support for organ donation with a new Trust for Life license plate.

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  3. Prehistoric stethoscope found in Kentucky cave, immediately put into serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | EMS1

    The triangular contraption was found under a pile of petrified bat guano inside Cobblesville's Lurid Caverns. Comprised of two 5-foot long tubes of wood bound together by a leather thong, experts say the device has every indication of being some sort of primitive auditory medical instrument, a fact confirmed by EMS supply quarter master Oliver Auscultone.

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  4. Audit Shows Some Rural Kentucky Hospitals in Bad Financial ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WEHT

    A Kentucky State Auditor report shows 1/3 of rural hospitals in the Commonwealth are in bad financial shape, and at risk of closing. It comes as more Kentuckians get access to health care through either federal or state run exchanges.

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  5. Glasgow Outer Loop To Be Finished In MayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    "When's this going to be open? That seems to be the big question," said Barren County Judge/Executive Micheal Hale. Now the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said the road circling the city is going to be done in a little more than a month.

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  6. Community Asked To Speak Out About Road ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    A public meeting concerning improvements to the US 31W area has been set for Tuesday, March 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Barren River Area Development District Office. The address is listed below.

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  7. The bourbon industry is full of sellouts. Does it matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Angel's Envy is not the first bourbon brand to be sold to an international interest . Others include Jim Beam and Maker's Mark, which are owned by Japan-based Beam-Suntory Inc., and Wild Turkey, which is owned by Italy-based Gruppo Campri.

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  8. The solution to the dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    The solution to the dangerous intersection Very soon, maybe later today or in the morning, we have an important story to present on the changes needed to make the intersection safer, with a elegant solution, already posted, by the way, which costs the least, is almost certain to solve the biggest problem, eliminate the all fatalities, will be reversible if it doesn't work, and will have a cost in the range of $20,000 for the entire bypass - and which would might need an executive order from the Governor to implement, or at least a high level decision at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 8, in Somerset, KY. Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.

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  9. Go Higher Grant available for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority . The grants are available to adults at least 24 years old who are enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college.

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  10. Calling all schools: Your creativity is wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Kentucky Arts Council invites Kentucky schools to be part of the fun and excitement of the Kentucky Derby by decorating canvases for the Governor's Derby Celebration. Picnic tables on the Old State Capitol grounds will be fitted with horse heads and tails, and the canvases, or "Derby blankets," will be placed over the tabletops like a blanket over a horse.

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  11. A legislative perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Floyd County Times

    As we ready for another Final Four featuring the University of Kentucky, it's worth noting that legislative sessions are not too different from the NCAA basketball tournament. Some bills advance, while others find out that this is not their year.

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  12. Cancer screening options help detect, preventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Colon cancer can be among the most treatable forms of cancer when found and treated in its early stages. It's also one of the few cancers to have an effective prevention strategy - removing precancerous polyps before they develop into cancer.

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  13. James Comer's 'bold agenda' is short on detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | State Journal

    Gubernatorial candidate James Comer announced Monday his plan to address Medicaid expansion and move Kentuckians back to private insurance plans, but told attendees the specifics would come later. Comer revealed the general topics of the Comer-McDaniel administration's five-point plan to change Kentucky once he is elected governor.

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  14. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    One minute before midnight Tuesday, the only hospital in Fulton County will close its doors for good, forcing the county's roughly 6,000 people to drive to Tennessee for emergencies and signaling the end of 190 jobs and about 12 percent of the city of Fulton's tax revenue. And if conditions don't improve soon, at least another 15 rural hospitals could follow in Parkway Regional Hospital's footsteps, according to a new report from state Auditor Adam Edelen.

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  15. Heiner's 'Kentucky First' falls shortRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Hal Heiner has campaigned long and hard all across Kentucky.

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  16. Comer: Kentucky Medicaid enrollments not sustainableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Kentucky can't sustain the cost of expanded Medicaid enrollments under the federal Affordable Care Act and needs to cut the rolls, Republican gubernatorial hopeful James Comer said Monday while promoting his health care plan.

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  17. Kentucky Religious Freedom Bill: Two Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WEHT

    "I believe in the 1st Amendment for one thing, and I believe in the protection of religious freedoms," says State Sen. Joe Bowen, R - Daviess County. "States have their own issues, and people are advocates for state's rights, and for states taking a stand on different issues, whether they be of social nature, a fiscal nature, or an economic nature," he says.

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  18. Left lane - I-65 Southbound closed - Hart Co., KYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Columbia Magazine

    By Chris Jessie, Public Information officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown The left lane is closed near Mile Point 61 just south of Munfordville due to a Semi / RV crash. Traffic is backed up in the left lane to Exit 65, where the construction zone split divides traffic into two separated lanes.

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  19. Amber Hale sends letter on behalf of Chief Engineer NeeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Columbia Magazine

    Amber Hale sends letter on behalf of Chief Engineer Neeley By Amber Hale, Chief Information Officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 8, Somerset, KY I am writing this letter on behalf of Chief Engineer Bruce Neeley, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Somerset, KY. First and foremost, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to express our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the victims.

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  20. Comer breaks with field on 'Obamacare,' unveils plan to live with 'rule of law'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lexington Herald-Leader

    While proclaiming President Barack Obama's health care law "the worst piece of legislation in my lifetime," Kentucky gubernatorial candidate James Comer unveiled a health care policy platform Monday that assumes "Obamacare" will be the "rule of law" for the next governor. Two of Comer's opponents - former U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin and recently retired state Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott - have said they would end Kentucky's state-run health insurance exchange, Kynect, on their first day in office.

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