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5:22 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

27 Kentucky Counties Added To Drought Watch List

FRANKFORT, Ky  -- Kentucky officials have placed 27 counties on a water shortage watch as high heat and drought conditions persist throughout the state.

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8:39 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Visa processing office gets odd package, evacuates

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - A southern Kentucky office where visa requests are processed had to evacuate and workers were decontaminated after two suspicious packages turned up at the facility.

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8:59 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Clark Prepares to Unveil Marijuana Proposal

Sen. Perry Clark

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state lawmaker is preparing to unveil legislation that he will introduce in next year's
legislative session that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Democratic Sen. Perry Clark  of Louisville scheduled a press conference for 2 p.m. EDT Thursday to promote what he has dubbed the "Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act'' in honor of the late
Lexington attorney who was the state's leading proponent of marijuana legalization.

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1:51 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Top Kentucky Educator Praises Tests, Purchase Unclear

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky's top education official said Tuesday although he's praising new assessments that college testing giant ACT Inc., has developed for primary and secondary schools, it doesn't mean the state already decided to spend millions to buy them.

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7:22 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Kentucky To Recover $28M In Prescription Drug Case

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky will recover more than $28 million from a legal settlement resolving a dispute with prescription drug maker GlaxoSmithKline.

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7:16 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

McConnell: Odds Against Foes Of Healthcare Law

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky.  -- It's on his to-do list, but U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell admits the odds are against repealing the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

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2:01 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Hopkinsville Could Become Home Of Hemp Museum

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky.  -- A private collection of equipment and memorabilia devoted to industrial hemp could someday be housed in a museum in Hopkinsville.

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12:37 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Beshear Pleased Road Improvements Headed Off Second Traffic Jam

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Governor  Steve Beshear says a smooth traffic flow into and out of the Kentucky Motor Speedway over the weekend shows that improvements designed to prevent a repeat of last year's heavy congestion were successful.

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9:00 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Ky. Air Guard Sending 70 Airmen Overseas

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Airmen from the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing are heading to the Persian Gulf region.

The National Guard says 70 airmen and two C-130 aircraft leave Monday, including air crew members, maintenance troops and support staff. About half will remain overseas for four months, with the other half returning home in two months and being replaced by a second rotation of about 30.

The deploying airmen will operate from an undisclosed air base in southwest Asia, flying troops and cargo missions as part of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing.

Sports
9:50 am
Sun July 1, 2012

Kesolowski Pulls Away For Kentucky NASCAR Win

SPARTA, Ky. -- On his very first practice lap at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, Brad Keselowski wrecked his best car.  What could have been a devastating blow, ended up being a curious blessing.

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