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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Calling diabetes a health epidemic, Gov. Andy Beshear joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday to push for a cap on out-of-pocket costs for many Kentuckians relying on insulin.

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A federal judge ruled in favor of Clark County school administrators after a seventh-grade student was searched by administrators to investigate possible abuse. Thursday, U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves granted a summary judgment in favor of Clark County Public Schools, Campbell Junior High…

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A Pike County man faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in U.S. District Court on Feb. 14 to charges of distribution of codeine and health care benefit fraud. According to court documents, Howard Keith Fuller, of Raccoon, pleaded guilty to two counts — one coun…

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Hartshorne Mining Group sent letters to employees Monday notifying them that the company would be reducing operations at McLean County Poplar Grove Mine and terminating several employees. The letters come after Hartshorne’s parent company, Paringa Resources, reported on Dec. 23 that the mine…

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For the second month in a row, Gov. Andy Beshear, the son of former Kentucky governor and western Kentucky native Steve Beshear, came to Murray, this time to make an appearance at Murray State University, a place that has been hoping for good news out of Frankfort for several years. In a spe…

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Lawmakers filed nearly a dozen "unfriendly" floor amendments last week to the bill seeking to legalize and tax sports betting in Kentucky. Rep. Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, the main sponsor for House Bill 137, told The Courier Journal the 11 floor amendments were all filed by Republican opponent…

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Hundreds of people lined Bardstown Road on Monday evening clutching signs and flowers and candles as they waited for the procession carrying four deceased Louisvillians to pass through. Louisville firefighter Lesley Prather, 40, and her daughter, Rhyan, along with Carrie McCaw, 44, and her d…

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Braidy Industries’ founder Craig Bouchard filed a lawsuit against the company he formed and several of its stockholders — including a limited liability company owned by Kentucky’s state government. Bouchard took legal action less than a month after Braidy’s board of directors removed him fro…

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Federal, state and local officials gathered at Pisgah Bay Monday to observe first-hand an experimental research method to address the Asian carp population at Kentucky Lake. Various agencies have participated in a month-long Modified Unified Method designed to remove larger numbers of Asian …

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A Lexington man was charged with assault in a December fight with his neighbors and died weeks later. After investigators learned more from witnesses and evidence, they began to suspect he was a victim. William T. Justus, 50, and Mervil Spencer Jr. 48, were both charged with murder on Feb. 6…

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On Feb. 11, district court judge Mary Jane Phelps established a court date of May 29, for defendant Kassandra Whitehouse. She is charged with two counts of second-degree wanton endangerment, stemming from two incidents that occurred at Grace Early Learning Center in Georgetown on June 12, 2019.