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5:35 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Juvenile Justice Reforms Head To The House

Sen. John Schickel speaks in opposition to juvenile justice reforms.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Kentucky’s juvenile justice system could see sweeping changes under a measure passed by the state Senate.

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4:25 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Kentucky Congressman Garners Support For Reform Plan

Congressman Andy Barr met with medical professionals and students planning to enter the field, to talk healthcare reform. 

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3:37 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

House Committee Blocks New Abortion Measures

A handful of bills amending the state's informed consent laws regarding abortion were defeated by a state House committee Thursday.

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2:41 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

High Court Rules Sex Offender Can't Take Ky. Bar Exam

The Ky. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a convicted sex offender to take the bar exam and become a practicing lawyer.

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12:47 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Convicted Killer Donald Southworth To Get A New Trial

Donald Southworth will be receiving a new trial for the beating death of his wife, Umi Southworth
Credit WLEX TV

The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of Donald Southworth.

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12:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Bluegrass Greensource Holds Sustainability Workshop

Bluegrass Greensource held its fifth annual "Go Green , Save Green Workshop" Thursday.

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12:08 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Ky. High Court Rejects Appeal From Death Row Inmate

A Kentucky Death Row Inmate has lost another round in court to reopen his case.

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4:52 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ky. Senate Votes For Shorter Sessions

Credit Josh James / WUKY

A measure trimming the length of legislative sessions in Kentucky passed the state Senate Wednesday with bipartisan support.

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4:47 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Ky. Same Sex Marriage Recognition Put On Hold

A federal judge is giving Kentucky more time to officially recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

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4:46 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Lawmakers At Odds Over Medicaid Managed Care Issues

Lawmakers in Frankfort heard from mental health advocates Wednesday about the effects of the state’s switch to Medicaid managed care.

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