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Lane Restriction for KY 603/Pleasant Valley Road at US 60 Exit 19 Interchange in OWENSBORO

Lane Restriction for KY 603/Pleasant Valley Road at US 60 Exit 19 Interchange in OWENSBORO

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has restricted traffic along the US 60 EASTBOUND Exit 19 Ramp to KY 603/Pleasant Valley Road in OWENSBORO.

Ohio County woman airlifted to hospital after ATV accident

Ohio County woman airlifted to hospital after ATV accident

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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An Ohio County woman was airlifted to a local hospital last night after an ATV accident.

Christian County, Kentucky, Convicted Felon And Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 96 Months In Prison For Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

Christian County, Kentucky, Convicted Felon And Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 96 Months In Prison For Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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PADUCAH, Ky. – U.S. Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr., has announced the sentencing of a Christian County, Kentucky convicted felon, by Senior Judge Thomas Russell on Thursday, October 15, 2015 to 96 months in prison for the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Kentucky Arts Council seeks applicants for Kentucky Peer Advisory Network consultations

Kentucky Arts Council seeks applicants for Kentucky Peer Advisory Network consultations

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Musicians who come together to form a group are often overflowing with talent on stage, but when it comes to building their art as a business, Karen Jones of the Americana group TDH4 said some groups, including hers, come up short.

Former Navy sailor stabbed to death in Bourbon County

Former Navy sailor stabbed to death in Bourbon County

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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PARIS, Ky. (AP) — A woman's boyfriend has been accused of fatally stabbing her estranged husband in Bourbon County.

Louisville agency seizes nearly 80 cats and dogs from home

Louisville agency seizes nearly 80 cats and dogs from home

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Metro Animal Services has seized almost 80 cats and dogs from a Jefferson County home.

Democrats lead GOP in Kentucky TV ad spending

Democrats lead GOP in Kentucky TV ad spending

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Democrats appear to be winning the TV ad war in Kentucky with less than two weeks left until the general election.

Collapse of KY Health Co-op Emblematic of Obamacare’s Broken Promises

Collapse of KY Health Co-op Emblematic of Obamacare’s Broken Promises

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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The administration knew beforehand that this plan was not viable and that tens of thousands of people could lose their coverage. They chose to cling fast to a disastrous left-wing experiment with our health care system over choosing stability and affordable coverage for the many people caught up in Obamacare and these failed health care co-ops.’

Cigar Memorial Statue to be unveiled at Hall of Champions

Cigar Memorial Statue to be unveiled at Hall of Champions

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky.- The Kentucky Horse Park will unveil a new memorial statue dedicated to the great Thoroughbred champion Cigar on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. Created by artist Douwe “Dow” Blumberg, the statue will be placed at Cigar’s gravesite at the Hall of Champions […]

Local Mining Operations recognized for exceptional Mine Safety or Reclamation practices by Department for Natural Resources and the Kentucky Coal Association

Local Mining Operations recognized for exceptional Mine Safety or Reclamation practices by Department for Natural Resources and the Kentucky Coal Association

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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Prestonsburg, Ky. - (October 21, 2015) – The Kentucky Department for Natural Resources (DNR) and the Kentucky Coal Association (KCA) jointly presented awards to local companies for exemplary mine safety or outstanding reclamation practices on coal mining operations.

KSP Names Civilian Employee of Year

KSP Names Civilian Employee of Year

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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(FRANKFORT, KY) -- Twenty-five civilian employees were honored today by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony highlighting their performance and public service during the past year.

Gov. Beshear Formally Presents $3.9 Million for Long-Awaited Riverfront Commons Trail in Covington

Gov. Beshear Formally Presents $3.9 Million for Long-Awaited Riverfront Commons Trail in Covington

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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Governor Steve Beshear today formally presented $3.9 million in federal funding to spur further development of the much-anticipated Riverfront Commons Trail in Covington.

McConnell Encouraged by White House Focus on Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Epidemic

McConnell Encouraged by White House Focus on Addressing Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Epidemic

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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‘I’m encouraged to see both [ONDCP Director Botticelli] and the President engaged and proposing certain steps that my home state of Kentucky has embraced.’

Whitfield Votes to Avert Default, Protect Social Security

Whitfield Votes to Avert Default, Protect Social Security

Bill Stephens

October 22nd, 2015

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted Wednesday evening in support of H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act, which would provide the Secretary of the Treasury the authority to ensure the United States never misses a debt payment and that Social Security benefits are paid in full and on time.

USCO: 2 Webster County women, Dekoven man arrested in Union County

USCO: 2 Webster County women, Dekoven man arrested in Union County

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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Two Webster County women are facing drug possession charges after local authorities went to a Union County residence to serve a warrant on a Dekoven man for probation violation.