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Appalachian coal towns hit by layoffs due money for growth

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August 24th, 2016

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say 29 projects in nine Appalachian states and in Texas are being funded by nearly $39 million from a federal initiative aimed at stimulating economic ...

City of Henderson Board of Commissioners Approve 1st Reading of 2017 Tax Rate

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August 24th, 2016

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HENDERSON, KY, August 23, 2016– The first reading of an ordinance setting the 2016 property tax rate was passed Tuesday night at the Henderson Board of Commissioners regular meeting.

Eastern Kentucky University considers cutting programs

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August 24th, 2016

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky University is deciding if it will cut academic majors and minors with low enrollment.

Gov. Bevin Submits Innovative, Transformative Plan to Improve Health Outcomes to Federal Government

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August 24th, 2016

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Waiver Will Ensure Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability of the Program

Beshear: Indictments Issued in Injury of Individual at St. Catharine College

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August 24th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, KY. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced the indictment of a former Springfield police officer and a Springfield tow truck driver, each on second-degree ...

Ford recalls over 88K vehicles due to stalling problem

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August 24th, 2016

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem.

Obituaries 08/24/16

Tammy Hancock

August 24th, 2016

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Funeral announcement

KY 453 to OPEN/KY 937 to CLOSE in Livingston County on FRIDAY, August 26

WMSK Staff

August 24th, 2016

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to open a section of KY 453/Iuka Road in Livingston County on Friday, August 26, 2016.

Gov. Matt Bevin Joins Suit to Protect Kentuckians and Physicians from New Illegal Obamacare Mandate

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August 24th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday joined a lawsuit against yet another Obama Administration regulatory overreach that affects Kentucky’s taxpayers and violates the medical judgment and ...

Minimum car insurance coverage drives panel’s debate

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August 24th, 2016

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FRANKFORT – Concerned that the minimum auto insurance allowed under Kentucky law doesn’t provide motorists with enough coverage for property damage, a panel of state lawmakers met today to ...

Coomes Named Executive Director for CHFS Health Policy Office

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August 24th, 2016

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson announced Tuesday that Dr. Paul Coomes, emeritus professor of economics at the University of ...

Man shot, killed on front porch of Louisville home

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August 24th, 2016

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LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been shot and killed on the front porch of a home in Louisville.

Officials ID body found floating inside toolbox in creek

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August 23rd, 2016

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LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky coroner has identified the body of a man found inside a toolbox floating in a Grayson County creek.

Two arrested during traffic stop; 140 grams of crystal meth seized

Tammy Hancock

August 23rd, 2016

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A recent traffic stop in Muhlenberg County landed a Morganfield woman and a Providence man behind bars on drug charges after authorities say they seized about 140 grams of suspected crystal ...

Local teen charged for trafficking meth

Tammy Hancock

August 23rd, 2016

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A Morganfield teen has been charged for trafficking and possession of drugs.

Corydon man charged for receiving stolen property from church

Tammy Hancock

August 23rd, 2016

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A Corydon man has been arrested and charged with receiving electronic equipment stolen from a church.

Union Co. Board of Education recognizes local businessman and hears reports

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August 23rd, 2016

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During last night’s regular meeting, Union County Board of Education members were presented multiple reports and recognized a local businessman and several students. Local resident and ...

Providence Police Department Arrests for Weeks of August 15, 2016

Tammy Hancock

August 23rd, 2016

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For the week of August 15, 2016, Providence Police Department Chief Brent McDowell reports they made several arrests last week.

Lane Restrictions on US 41 Twin Bridges at HENDERSON TODAY & WEDNESDAY

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2016

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to continue a detailed inspection of the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson TODAY & WEDNESDAY.

Court Upholds Governor Bevin’s Authority to Reorganize Pension Board

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2016

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Court Upholds Governor Bevin's Authority to Reorganize Pension Board

Man mowing grass struck, killed by vehicle in Bell County

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August 23rd, 2016

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MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man driving a riding lawn mower has died after being hit by a van in Bell County.

47-year-old man drowns while swimming in Cumberland River

WMSK Staff

August 23rd, 2016

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SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) — Officials say a man swimming in the Cumberland River has drowned.

Georgetown College student dies after jumping down stairs

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August 23rd, 2016

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Georgetown police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Georgetown College football player after he jumped down a flight of stairs at a fraternity house.

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