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Hundreds of ‘Rakkasans’ returning to Fort Campbell

Hundreds of ‘Rakkasans’ returning to Fort Campbell

Bill Stephens

October 9th, 2015

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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division will be returning to Fort Campbell over the next few days.

US bankruptcy judge plans approval of Patriot Coal assets

US bankruptcy judge plans approval of Patriot Coal assets

Bill Stephens

October 9th, 2015

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge plans to approve the sale of West Virginia-based Patriot Coal's assets.

Covington officer fires at pit bull after dog charges

Covington officer fires at pit bull after dog charges

Bill Stephens

October 9th, 2015

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COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Covington police officer fired two shots at a pit bull that was charging him while the officer was investigating a reported armed robbery.

Northern Kentucky father accused of gravely injuring baby

Northern Kentucky father accused of gravely injuring baby

Bill Stephens

October 8th, 2015

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INDEPENDENCE, Ky. (AP) — A Northern Kentucky father has been accused of violently shaking his infant son, causing severe injury including hemorrhaging to the baby's brain.

Agriculture commissioner’s “Measure the Candidates” forum focuses on state and national issues

Agriculture commissioner’s “Measure the Candidates” forum focuses on state and national issues

Bill Stephens

October 7th, 2015

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Louisville, KY - Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Board of Directors met yesterday with agriculture commissioner candidates Ryan Quarles and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann to discuss their positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry.

Manchester Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Manchester Named As Official Kentucky Trail Town

Bill Stephens

October 7th, 2015

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MANCHESTER, Ky. -- The community of Manchester is an official “Trail Town” thanks to its connections to local streams, forests and natural landmarks, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Bob Stewart announced yesterday.

Gov. Beshear, First Lady Unveil Statewide Trail Plan, Tout Tourism Growth

Gov. Beshear, First Lady Unveil Statewide Trail Plan, Tout Tourism Growth

Bill Stephens

October 7th, 2015

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Over last 5 years tourism economic impact up by more than $2.2 billion to $13.1 billion

Kentucky Teacher of the Year semifinalists named

Kentucky Teacher of the Year semifinalists named

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Nine semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award have been named.

MSHA initiative to combat ‘deadliest month’ for miners

MSHA initiative to combat ‘deadliest month’ for miners

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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Safety alert addresses seasonal preparation incidents

Jamestown Becomes Newest Kentucky Trail Town

Jamestown Becomes Newest Kentucky Trail Town

Bill Stephens

October 6th, 2015

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JAMESTOWN, Ky. – The community of Jamestown is an official “Trail Town” thanks to its connections to water and land recreation, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Bob Stewart announced yesterday.

Mayfield man killed in single-vehicle wreck

Mayfield man killed in single-vehicle wreck

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2015

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A Mayfield man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck in Carlisle County over the weekend.

Attorney General Conway Announces Sentencing of Former Frankfort Caregiver on Sex Abuse Charges

Attorney General Conway Announces Sentencing of Former Frankfort Caregiver on Sex Abuse Charges

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2015

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Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the sentencing of a former caregiver on five counts of sodomy in the third-degree and four counts of sexual abuse in the first-degree in Franklin County, Ky.

Former inmate sues Boyle County jail over injuries

Former inmate sues Boyle County jail over injuries

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2015

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DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former inmate at the Boyle County Detention Center has filed a lawsuit, saying he received "significant bodily injuries" while being detained at the jail.

Southern Baptist Seminary to discuss transgender issues

Southern Baptist Seminary to discuss transgender issues

Bill Stephens

October 5th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A conference hosted by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary will focus on what it calls the "present crisis" of gay and transgender issues.