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7:06 am
Fri August 1, 2014

In Kentucky, Execution Debate Finds New Footing

Ky. lawmakers are set to embark on a discussion of whether executions should have a place in the state's criminal justice system and, if so, how should it be carried out.

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7:01 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Kentucky Gets Drivers' License Extension

Kentuckians don't have to worry about their driver's licenses for another year.

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5:57 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Fancy Farm Organizers Want Tamer Crowd

Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County, Kentucky

Organizers of the Fancy Farm picnic say they want to tone down the heckling that has come to define Kentucky's signature political event.

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2:25 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Court Upholds Conviction In Pain Pill Case

A federal appeals court has upheld the sentence of a Louisiana businessman for distributing pills in eastern Kentucky illegally through pain clinic patients.

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11:41 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Coal Billionaire Owes Millions In Safety Fines

West Virginia Coal Billionaire Jim Justice
Credit wmmt radio

A West Virginia coal billionaire has more than 250 pending violations at mining operations in Kentucky and four other states.

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6:44 am
Thu July 31, 2014

State Fair Looking For Temporary Workers

The Kentucky State Fair is hiring more than 750 temporary employees starting Monday.

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4:16 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Ky. Democrats Could Shift Focus To Local Option Sales Tax In 2015

Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo says House Democrats' top priority for the 2015 legislative session could be the local option sales tax.

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2:03 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Lexington Shopping Center Gets New Owner

Hamburg Pavilion has sold for a record $185.7 million. 

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1:31 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Ky. School Districts Receiving Insurance Bills

Some school districts have begun receiving bills recently to help offset insurance claims against the failed Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust.

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1:22 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Summit Highlights Connection Between Obesity And Learning

Credit www.sspilates.ca

The University of Kentucky hosted a summit Wednesday aimed at bringing educators and researchers together to address childhood obesity.

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