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8:40 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Hospitals Treating More Addicted Newborns

The number of drug-addicted babies in Kentucky who are hospitalized has increased significantly in a little more than a decade. 

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9:02 am
Sun March 23, 2014

Former State Official Assessed Ethics Fine

Charles Geveden Sr.
Credit Legislative Research Commission

A former state representative and member of Gov. Steve Beshear's cabinet has agreed to pay a $5,000 ethics-related fine.

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8:53 am
Sun March 23, 2014

Newport Aquarium Exhibit Features New Turtles

Newport Aquarium exhibit features dozens of rare and exotic turtles
Credit photo provided

Newport Aquarium's new exhibit featuring more than a dozen turtles from around the world has opened its doors.

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4:43 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

House Moves To Block Use Of Eminent Domain For Bluegrass Pipeline

The Kentucky House has passed legislation that would bar private natural gas liquid companies from using eminent domain laws to acquire property.

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3:01 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

226 Become U.S. Citizens At Transylvania University

Somali-born Awa Kohi displays her citizenship certificate
Josh James WUKY

It was wide smiles, hugs, and group pictures Friday afternoon at Transylvania University’s Haggin Auditorium.

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2:41 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Proposal Adds 15 Minutes To School Day

Fayette County public school students could see their school days extended by 15 minutes for the rest of the year to make up for snow days.

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12:01 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

UK To Hold Lecture on Military Force

The University of Kentucky will hold a lecture on the legality of military force Monday.

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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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