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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.

Corydon woman charged with possessing meth

Corydon woman charged with possessing meth

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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What started out as a traffic stop in Henderson County ended with the arrest of a Corydon woman for possessing meth and other drugs.

Rayovac FLW Series Championship Readies For Paducah, Ohio River, Oct. 29-31

Rayovac FLW Series Championship Readies For Paducah, Ohio River, Oct. 29-31

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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PADUCAH, Ky. – The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Paducah and the Ohio River Oct. 29-31 when 200 boaters and co-anglers will take to the water for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship.

Secretary Grimes Announces Online Services Available to Voters for General Election

Secretary Grimes Announces Online Services Available to Voters for General Election

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes encourages Kentucky voters to prepare for the Nov. 3 General Election by taking advantage of online services to verify their polling places, view sample ballots and research candidates.

HCSO releases identity of man killed in Henderson County wreck

HCSO releases identity of man killed in Henderson County wreck

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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Authorities have released the identity of the person killed in a wreck Tuesday morning in Henderson County.

Man shoots Kentucky officer after traffic stop, police say

Man shoots Kentucky officer after traffic stop, police say

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Police say a man who ran from a traffic stop shot an officer in the chest and then barricaded himself inside a home for more than five hours.

Attorney disputes charge against student for drone crash

Attorney disputes charge against student for drone crash

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An attorney has disputed charges filed last month against a University of Kentucky law student who operated a drone that crashed inside Commonwealth Stadium before the Wildcats' season-opening football game against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Volunteer Work Day at Kingdom Come State Park Oct. 31

Volunteer Work Day at Kingdom Come State Park Oct. 31

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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CUMBERLAND, Ky. -- Kingdom Come State Park is planning a volunteer work day on Oct. 31 from 1-3 p.m.

GM overcomes huge recall costs to post healthy 3Q profit

GM overcomes huge recall costs to post healthy 3Q profit

Bill Stephens

October 21st, 2015

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' third-quarter profit fell slightly, but the company rode strong North American sales to overcome $1.5 billion in costs from its deadly ignition switch recall.

Fatal wreck in Henderson County claims life of male

Fatal wreck in Henderson County claims life of male

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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A fatal wreck in Henderson County early this morning claimed the life of a male.

Gov. Beshear Announces Bullying Prevention Recommendations

Gov. Beshear Announces Bullying Prevention Recommendations

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear today called on lawmakers and Kentucky’s future leaders to adopt new recommendations for schools, public agencies and communities to stop youth bullying.

Union County Middle School Craft Vendor Fair on Saturday

Union County Middle School Craft Vendor Fair on Saturday

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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For the second year, the Union County Middle School will be hosting a craft vendor fair this weekend.

RGA back on the air in Kentucky governor’s race

RGA back on the air in Kentucky governor’s race

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Republican Governors Association has purchased more than $1 million worth of ads in the final two weeks of Kentucky's competitive governor's race.