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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.

5 dead in apartment fire in northern Kentucky, mayor says

5 dead in apartment fire in northern Kentucky, mayor says

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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MAYSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in northern Kentucky says two adults and three children have been killed in a fire at a set of apartment buildings.

West Virginia official says drug abuse on rise among miners

West Virginia official says drug abuse on rise among miners

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The director of West Virginia's mine safety office says there is a growing substance abuse problem among miners.

West Central KY Gas Prices Trending Downward

West Central KY Gas Prices Trending Downward

Bill Stephens

October 20th, 2015

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(October 19, 2015) -- West Central Kentucky gas prices have decreased nearly 13 cents, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge report. The national average is $2.26.

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.