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  1. Willful ignorance on charter schools hinders stateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Rational Wiki defines "willful ignorance" as "the state and practice of ignoring any sensory input that appears to contradict one's inner model of reality."

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  2. The Great War 100 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Star

    Disaster struck the world 100 years ago this week, leading to millions of deaths, wrecking cities, ripping old nations apart and creating new ones, overturning empires and the monarchs that led them, sweeping away traditional customs and values, and changing the world in ways that still affect us today.

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  3. These young people are pioneering Appalachia's post-coal economyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    In the Hunger Games novels, heroine Katniss Everdeen comes from a coal mining region known as District 12. Her people are poor and looked down upon, but they're also resourceful and know how to work together.

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  4. O&O Orchids & OnionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily-Jeff.com

    There's an old saying that our service men and women only truly die when they're no longer remembered.

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  5. Death penalty focus of Paducah hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Executions in Kentucky have been on hold since 2010. The General Assembly's Interim Committee on Judiciary will meet at Western Kentucky Community and Technical College.

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  6. CALAMITY Chamber numbers suggest Medicaid cost surge loomsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Anyone who doesn't think Gov. Beshear's Obamacare Medicaid expansion will blow a hole in the state budget starting in 2017 should take a look at the recent update to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's "Leaky Bucket" report.

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  7. Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mR775U U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with Mark Wilson, event political speaker chairperson, with his wife Elain Chao, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic ... (more)

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  8. LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander reflects on his first yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    If there's one central theme to F. King Alexander's first year as LSU president and chancellor, it has been unification.

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  9. Tax incentives sought for Noah's Ark parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Cincinnati.com

    Tax incentives sought for Noah's Ark theme park Ark Encounter expects to break ground in Grant County next month if state OKs incentives Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cjky.it/1rFZ2sp Ark Encounter will return to Frankfort on Tuesday to seek - for a second time - state approval of tax incentives for its proposed Noah's Ark theme ... (more)

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  10. Vice President John C Breckinridge moderate turned traitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    John C Breckinridge became the country's youngest vice president in 1857. He ended up on the Democratic ticket in shotgun fashion to unite the party.

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  11. Bridge closed 1 more weekRead the original story

    Friday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Drivers hoping to cross the Brookport bridge will have to wait another week or so, despite the fact that completion of the Greenway Trail underpass is on schedule, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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  12. Crews Fixing Highway Drainage Pipes without Disrupting TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WEHT

    It's something we don't look forward to, driving through road construction. But the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is using a technique to repair a popular road in Henderson that will cause little to no disruption to traffic.

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  13. Lane closures for William Natcher Bridge near MaceoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has the William Natcher Bridge near Maceo down to one lane in each direction.

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  14. Ky. treasurer warns about misleading unclaimed property postcardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WKYT

    Kentucky State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach has a warning about misleading unclaimed property postcards that some Kentuckians have been receiving in the mail.

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  15. Entire Roundabout Intersection Will Close Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The roundabout project on 31W in Bowling Green hasn't hit any stop lights and will be completed a few days earlier than originally expected.

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  16. Grimes stays on message at Wendell Ford dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WHAS11

    It was our first chance to speak with Grimes since our interview last week got national play when Grimes declined four times to say whether she supported President Obama's $3.7 billion emergency funding request to deal with the flood of immigrant children from Central America.

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  17. Officials coming up with traffic solutions ahead of Outlet Shoppes openingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- In the first weekend alone, 30,000-40,000 people are expected at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, and there's a lot of work being done to make sure everything is ready, and that there's enough places to park.

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  18. Brookport Bridge closed another week for work on underpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KFVS12

    The US 45 Ohio River Bridge is expected to remain closed for about another week, according to state transportation workers.

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  19. I-75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Columbia Magazine

    Northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane between the hours of 6pmET.

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  20. Portion of Ky. 80 in Laurel County to be closed for bridge repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Sentinel-Echo

    A portion of Ky. 80 in Laurel County will be closed starting Monday as Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 crews repair a bridge.

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