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Toxic industrial air pollution in Calvert City, Kentucky, is the focus of an investigative piece published this week by the nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.

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Following the tragic passing of Calloway County Sheriff’s Deputy Jody Cash in the line of duty, Congressman James Comer honored the late law enforcement officer in a recent speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Kentucky State Police on Tuesday identified the Calloway County sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a shooting Monday at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office as Chief Deputy Jody Cash, shown being escorted to the Medical Examiner’s office in Madisonville on Tuesday by a convoy of law enforcem…

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The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) has announced the selection of its 2022 leadership cohort. Following a competitive application process, RUX alumni have selected 50 Kentuckians with varied experiences of leadership, career, geography, age, ability, expertise, gender, race, sexuality, …

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The Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange (RUX) has announced the selection of its 2022 leadership cohort. Following a competitive application process, RUX alumni have selected 50 Kentuckians with varied experiences of leadership, career, geography, age, ability, expertise, gender, race, sexuality, …

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OWENSBORO — A judge has ruled the Confederate monument on the courthouse lawn belongs to the Daviess County government, not to the Confederate organization that claimed ownership of the statue last year.

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The contractor working for the City of Paducah, Wilkins Construction Company, has resumed work on the Riverfront Park Land Mass Project. This project involves repairing and mitigating flood damage to the riverfront park located adjacent to the boat dock.

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OWENSBORO — Stores nationwide have experienced shortages of baby formula in recent months, with many initiating a limit on how many formula packages can be purchased at one time.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers revealed a state spending plan Tuesday calling for big pay raises for state employees and advanced a measure aimed at phasing out individual income taxes as they raced the clock to wrap up work on priority bills.

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FRANKFORT — Kentucky would make the death penalty off-limits for some defendants diagnosed with severe mental illnesses under a bill that won final legislative approval Friday.

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Saturday’s legislative update hosted by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce was particularly timely, in relation to budget matters under consideration during the Kentucky Legislature’s 2022 session.

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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Senate passed a bill Monday that would tap into the state’s massive revenue surpluses to deliver more than $1 billion in income tax rebates to taxpayers.

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Started in the days after December’s tornado outbreak in western and central Kentucky, the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund has seen a massive amount of donations. By Feb. 4, $46,245,949 had been given, but only a little less than 7% of those funds have been distributed to impacted …

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FRANKFORT — A Kentucky Senate committee advanced a bill Wednesday aimed at overcoming the state’s chronic nursing shortage that worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House passed a bill Tuesday aimed at taking another step toward assigning police officers to every school campus — a policy objective since a 2018 school shooting.

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FRANKFORT — A Kentucky House committee advanced a bill Wednesday to create a misdemeanor crime for intimidating sports officials that would cover youth leagues to college venues.

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Gov. Andy Beshear presented the keys to three travel trailers to families in Pennyrile Forest State Park on Friday morning as the first part of getting 200 trailers to families displaced by the December tornadoes.

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The Small Business Administration has given out nearly $26.5 million in disaster loans in the weeks following the deadly tornado outbreak that ravaged western and central Kentucky and the agency is continuing to encourage people to apply.

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Now that autumn is here officially, we can look forward to greeting a couple of our seasonal pester bugs.

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LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky State Fair announced the most affordable fair experience in more than a decade Tuesday and three special days for fairgoers to enjoy. Early bird tickets are available Friday at 10 a.m. ET through Aug. 5 for $8 per person and now includes parking.

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Murray State University announced a partnership with the Christian County School District that is centered on the premise of developing future educators and will involve students from Hopkinsville and Christian County high schools in Murray State’s 18-county west Kentucky service region.

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Some of Kentucky’s most prominent leaders can start warming up their best zingers — the political speeches will resume at the Fancy Farm picnic after a one-year hiatus caused by COVID-19.

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Kentucky Derby entrant Like The King gets a bath after a workout at Churchill Downs on Wednesday in Louisville. The 147th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday.

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Despite the unpredictability of the coronavirus pandemic last year, a silver lining was how Kentucky’s election officials handled both primary and general elections. From that success, the state is moving forward with a revamped election law and plans that incorporate lessons learned from 2020.

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Kentucky State Police Post 1 is investigating a fatal collision on a Trigg County bridge that claimed the life of a Tennessee man on Wednesday. About 5:40 p.m., KSP received a call to investigate a two-vehicle collision on U,S, 68/Ky. 80 on the Henry Lawrence Memorial Bridge between the Land…

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PRINCETON — CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of West Kentucky board members unanimously approved a motion Tuesday to expand programming into Caldwell and Trigg counties. Kentucky CASA Network Inc. (KCN) requested the expansion.

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The federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires the creation of a 5-year comprehensive regional and local workforce development strategic plan to meet U.S. Department of Labor requirements. West Kentucky Workforce Board (WKWF) and GRADD, Green River Area Development Dist…

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PRINCETON — Stateline and Forward Kentucky published two articles in March during Women’s History Month celebrating Kentucky’s increase in women joining legislatures. There was a 10.9% increase over the past years in Kentucky, helping bring legislative seats held by women in the U.S. to 2,259.

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FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear has proposed nearly $700 million in direct aid to small businesses and low-income Kentuckians as part of a multi-layered plan he presented to lawmakers for spending about $2.4 billion in federal pandemic aid being funneled to the state.

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The Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee voted Tuesday to oust four of its churches, two over policies deemed to be too inclusive of LGBTQ people and two more for employing pastors convicted of sex offenses.

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Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in eastern Kentucky were still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have their power restored, the company said Saturday morning.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday blasted the impeachment case against him as an act of “political theater” by Democrats, whom they accused of exploiting for their own party’s gain the chaos and trauma of last month’s riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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FRANKFORT — People who work or volunteer as members of the clergy in a part-time or full-time capacity are now eligible to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine in Kentucky. The category was added to the 1C eligibility group last week on the state’s COVID-19 page.

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Feeding Kentucky, an organization dedicated to increasing the quality, variety and nutritional value of food available to feed hungry people in Kentucky, hosted a virtual rally Thursday marking Hunger Free Kentucky Day.

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A bill meant to preserve the lives of newborns, including any infant born after a failed abortion, cleared a final hurdle when Kentucky's governor allowed it to become law without his signature.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.

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FRANKFORT — The first COVID-19 update of the year by Gov. Andy Beshear showed a roller-coaster ride in cases as three days of numbers were released Saturday.