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KY 69 Corridor Study Public Meeting in Hancock County Tuesday Night

KY 69 Corridor Study Public Meeting in Hancock County Tuesday Night

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input for an ongoing study of the KY 69 Corridor in southern Hancock County.

Kentucky granted extension status under federal REAL ID Act

Kentucky granted extension status under federal REAL ID Act

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2015) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Kentucky a one-year extension for meeting requirements of the stringent new identification security law known as REAL ID – meaning a Kentucky driver’s license is still sufficient for gaining access to the vast majority of federal installations.

Gov. Beshear, Toyota Unveil Kentucky’s First Lexus ES 350

Gov. Beshear, Toyota Unveil Kentucky’s First Lexus ES 350

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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Georgetown plant produces only US-made Lexus; $360 million expansion added model, 750 new Kentucky jobs

Portion of highway to be renamed for slain female officer

Portion of highway to be renamed for slain female officer

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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HARRODSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A portion of U.S. Route 127 in Mercer County will soon be designated as "Officer Regina Nickles Memorial Highway," in honor of Kentucky's first slain female officer.

Horse Park offers off-site wagering for Breeders’ Cup

Horse Park offers off-site wagering for Breeders’ Cup

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Park is offering indoor and drive-thru wagering for the Breeders' Cup races next week.

2 micro distilleries added to Bourbon Trail Craft Tour

2 micro distilleries added to Bourbon Trail Craft Tour

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two more distilleries have been added to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour, bringing the total number of micro distilleries included to 10.

Isaac Burns Murphy legacy honored at Kentucky Horse Park

Isaac Burns Murphy legacy honored at Kentucky Horse Park

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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Park Pays Tribute to 19th-Century Jockey, Kentucky’s African-American Horsemen

Lake Mauzy in Union County being lowered to improve bluegill populations

Lake Mauzy in Union County being lowered to improve bluegill populations

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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Lake Mauzy in Union County is being lowered to improve bluegill populations.

UPDATED: Escaped inmate from Christian County captured

UPDATED: Escaped inmate from Christian County captured

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) – Kentucky State Police (KSP) is investigating a state inmate escape that occurred on Monday, October 19, at 9:28 a.m.

Quarles, Spann compete for job of agriculture commissioner

Quarles, Spann compete for job of agriculture commissioner

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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Kentucky's candidates for agriculture commissioner tout their rural pedigrees as proof they understand the needs of farmers.

State’s First Influenza Cases Reported

State’s First Influenza Cases Reported

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2015) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is reporting the first two laboratory-confirmed influenza cases this week, indicating the presence of flu circulating in Kentucky.

KSP Kicks Off Statewide Safe Driving Program: Operation R.A.I.D.

KSP Kicks Off Statewide Safe Driving Program: Operation R.A.I.D.

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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(Hickory, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police kicks off an enforcement campaign called Operation R.A.I.D. (Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted drivers from Kentucky Roadways).

INDot Lane Restriction for US 41 Northbound Traffic between Henderson and Evansville TODAY

INDot Lane Restriction for US 41 Northbound Traffic between Henderson and Evansville TODAY

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDot) has indicated there will be a northbound lane restriction along US 41 between the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson and the I-69 Interchange south of Evansville TODAY.

Sturgis woman flown to Evansville hospital after single-vehicle wreck in Union County

Sturgis woman flown to Evansville hospital after single-vehicle wreck in Union County

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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A Sturgis woman was airlifted to an Evansville hospital after she was injured in a single-vehicle wreck in Union County Sunday afternoon.

Closure on KY 948 in UNION County on Monday & Tuesday, OCT 19 & 20

Closure on KY 948 in UNION County on Monday & Tuesday, OCT 19 & 20

Bill Stephens

October 19th, 2015

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Motorists traveling on KY 948 in Union County need to be aware a section of the road will be closed today and Tuesday.