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  1. One teenager dead, two others injured in crash in Harrison County on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Nash, 86, and wife Alicia Nash, 82, were riding in a taxi near Monroe Township when the incident occurred, State Police Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Williams said.

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  2. Fire in Parkland neighborhood affects two houses, stretches to a churchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Nash, 86, and wife Alicia Nash, 82, were riding in a taxi near Monroe Township when the incident occurred, State Police Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Williams said.

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  3. Memorial Day Traffic Heavy In South Central KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Travelers were out on the highways in full force throughout Memorial Day weekend, increasing the amount of traffic congestion that drivers encountered. For Desmond Anthony, a traveler who had spent significant time abroad, getting back behind the wheel on such a busy weekend was intimidating.

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  4. 5Rand Paul's once-budding relationship with Mitch McConnell starts to frayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Mitch McConnell stood at his desk on the Senate floor after 1 a.m. Saturday, the eyes of his colleagues trained on him. He seemed bewildered.

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  5. EDITORIAL: Kentucky example shows perils of ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    IS Obamacare working? Proponents answer "yes" and point to the increased number of people who technically have health insurance. But evidence is growing that coverage is not translating into medical care, and that the Affordable Care Act has exacerbated the financial problems of health care providers.

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  6. Lights on section of I-64 repaired after string of copper theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    Police have taken one 15-year-old student into custody and 33-year-old Amit Patel has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal simulation first degree. Police have taken one 15-year-old student into custody and 33-year-old Amit Patel has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal simulation first degree.

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  7. KSP to Host 'Alive at 25' Teen Driving Class in Calloway CountyRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police partnered with the National Safety Council and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Inc. to provide a FREE state-certified, four-hour safe driving course for teens. State police say the free, Alive at 25 Defensive Driving Program is being utilized as a force multiplier working in conjunction with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver Licensing to educate teens in safe driving practices-while at the same time allowing them to meet the legal requirements to obtain a full drivers license.

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  8. KSP Participates in Multi-State Enforcement InitiativeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police is participating in a combined enforcement effort with other state police agencies to target seatbelt use and proper child safety seat use. This combined initiative, known as the 6-State Trooper Project, runs from Monday, May 18, through Monday, May 25. In addition to the Kentucky State Police, other participating agencies will be the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania State Police, Indiana State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Michigan State Police.

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  9. Injury Collision on the Pennyrile ParkwayRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police is investigating an injury collision, involving three vehicles, that occurred on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway, northbound, at approximately the 40 mile-marker, on Wednesday, May 13, at 9:49 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that William Ward, 44, Clarksville, TN, was operating a 2014 Dodge Caravan northbound on the parkway when the vehicle struck a deer that had entered the travel portion of the roadway. Mr. Ward's vehicle came to rest partially in the median, off the left shoulder of the roadway.

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  10. Kentucky Court of Appeals upholds eminent domain rulingRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A three-judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling saying eminent domain can't be used to take private land to build a pipeline to carry natural gas liquids through the state. The court said Friday the liquids aren't being transported to Kentucky consumers and can't be characterized as being in the state's public service.

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  11. McConnell's NSA gambit failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    The Republican leader pledged to keep senators in Washington through the weekend to finish work on expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, but Sen. Rand Paul called his bluff. Instead, when the smoke cleared in the early hours of Saturday morning, the 2016 presidential contender was the one with bragging rights.

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  12. World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily-Jeff.com

    Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records. McConnell, R-Ky., warned against allowing the controversial NSA program and other key surveillance activities under the USA Patriot Act to expire at midnight May 31. He said he would call the Senate into session that day, a Sunday, and seek action before the deadline.

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  13. Jimmy Poston, Appellant v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FindLaw

    Jimmy Poston appeals from the order entered January 24, 2013, by the Wayne Circuit Court revoking his probation pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statutes 439.3106. a He alleges that the trial court abused its discretion by revoking his probation and that the findings of fact and conclusions of law were inadequate to satisfy due process.

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  14. Ohio River Bridges Project halts closures for Memorial Day weekend driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    There will be no new interstate or ramp closures near the downtown crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project, but long-term projects will remain in place with signs and detour routes. Police have taken one 15-year-old student into custody and 33-year-old Amit Patel has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal simulation first degree.

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  15. Questions linger regarding Bevin for RepublicansRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    In his first public appearance since Tuesday night's election, presumptive Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Bevin got a glimpse of the trouble he might have uniting his party in coming months.

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  16. Closure for work on Kentucky Avenue to begin WednesdayRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The one outbound lane that remains open along Kentucky Avenue from Walter Jetton Boulevard to South 24th Street will be closed in sections between around 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The road will also be closed for several hours at a time on Thursday and possibly Friday, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd said.

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  17. EPA rules threaten aluminum's revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Grayson News Gazette

    Aluminum may not cost as much as it did when special guests at banquets hosted by Napoleon III were offered a prized set of cutlery made from the metal while less-favored guests used knives and forks laden only with gold. I reported in July 2012 that the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory jolts cast a net much wider than just over the coal mines the Obama administration promised to bankrupt.

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  18. Bowling Green Roundabout Project Receives AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The Bowling Green Roundabout Project received an award from the American Society of Highway Engineers Derby City Section in Louisville Thursday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, project designer Burgess & Niple, and construction company Scotty's Contracting and Stone LLC were presented with the award in the "$5 million and under" category.

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  19. Guaranteed access to free preventive servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    In Kentucky an estimated 1,884,719 individuals, including 762,897 women and 378,519 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Under the Affordable Care Act, most health plans are required to provide coverage for recommended preventive health care services without copays.

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  20. Protestants join Catholics in reconsidering the death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Religion News Service

    Nebraska is showing the most visible signs of a change in thinking by Christians and conservatives on the death penalty, and Catholics are helping to lead the way. For many, the catalyst has been a simple question: "If I value life, how can I support taking a life when the death penalty doesn't make us any safer?" Three times in the past month, the Nebraska Legislature voted for a bill to repeal capital punishment and replace it with life without parole.

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