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EPD investigating two overnight robberies

EPD investigating two overnight robberies

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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Evansville Police are investigating two gas station robberies that happened early Wednesday morning. Both happened at gas stations on 1st Ave and were about 2 hours apart.

Attorney General Conway Announces $256 Million Settlement with Millennium Health

Attorney General Conway Announces $256 Million Settlement with Millennium Health

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit today announced that Kentucky has joined with 48 other states, the District of Columbia and the federal government in reaching a $256 million settlement with Millennium Health, formerly Millennium Laboratories.

Three tri-county residents appointed by Gov. Beshear to state boards and commissions

Three tri-county residents appointed by Gov. Beshear to state boards and commissions

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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A teacher and two businessmen in the tri-county area were recently appointed by Governor Steve Beshear to state boards and commissions.

KSP Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Implementing Operation R.A.I.D.

KSP Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Implementing Operation R.A.I.D.

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement will be beefing up patrols over the Thanksgiving Holiday during what is consider historically as being one of the busiest and deadliest holidays of the year.

Alcohol vote set for early 2016 in Graves County

Alcohol vote set for early 2016 in Graves County

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky county will decide early next year whether to allow packaged alcohol sales.

Thanksgiving is peak day for cooking fires

Thanksgiving is peak day for cooking fires

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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Kentucky State Fire Marshal, NFPA urge cooks to stay in the kitchen

Stop Red Light Running Awareness Week — Nov. 22-28

Stop Red Light Running Awareness Week — Nov. 22-28

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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“Don’t squeeze the lemon!” That’s the theme for this year’s 16th annual Stop Red Light Running Awareness Week in Daviess County, which will be observed November 22-28.

Gov. Beshear: Pond River Enterprises LLC to Open New Distillery in Old Muhlenberg County School, Create 31 Jobs

Gov. Beshear: Pond River Enterprises LLC to Open New Distillery in Old Muhlenberg County School, Create 31 Jobs

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Pond River Enterprises LLC, a western Kentucky-based company, plans to open a distillery in Muhlenberg County’s historic Graham School, Gov. Steve Beshear announced on Wednesday.

Gov. Beshear Signs Executive Order Restoring Right to Vote, Hold Office to Certain Offenders

Gov. Beshear Signs Executive Order Restoring Right to Vote, Hold Office to Certain Offenders

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order that automatically restores the right to vote and hold public office to certain offenders once all terms of their sentences have been satisfied.

Kentucky’s Workplace Injury and Illness Rate is Lowest in History

Kentucky’s Workplace Injury and Illness Rate is Lowest in History

Bill Stephens

November 25th, 2015

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Gov. Beshear credits education, partnerships and enforcement

KYTC: KY 654 closure in CRITTENDEN COUNTY on MONDAY and TUESDAY

KYTC: KY 654 closure in CRITTENDEN COUNTY on MONDAY and TUESDAY

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Motorists traveling KY 654 in Crittenden County need to be aware a section of the road will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

KSP investigating fatal house fire in Hopkins County

KSP investigating fatal house fire in Hopkins County

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal house fire overnight that claimed the life of a Hopkins County woman.

Ex-teacher to spend 5 years in prison after sex charges

Ex-teacher to spend 5 years in prison after sex charges

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A former Paducah middle school teacher accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female student will be spending five years behind bars.

Sex Offender Living On Ft. Campbell Military Base SentencedTo 25 Years In Prison For The Production Of Child Pornography

Sex Offender Living On Ft. Campbell Military Base SentencedTo 25 Years In Prison For The Production Of Child Pornography

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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PADUCAH, Ky. – Kevin Alan Lewis, a civilian formerly residing on Ft. Campbell, Kentucky military base, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by a life sentence of supervised release by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, in U.S. District Court on November 19, 2015, for the offense of production of the sexually-explicit image of a minor, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

Lexington votes to increase minimum wage to $10.10 an hour

Lexington votes to increase minimum wage to $10.10 an hour

Bill Stephens

November 20th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lexington has become the second city in Kentucky to raise its minimum wage above the state and federal level.