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Why California Is Banning State Travel To Kentucky

The attorney general of California has added Kentucky to a list of destinations banned from official state travel, saying a new religious expression law passed by the Kentucky General Assembly is discriminatory.

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    Judges will be encouraged to prescribe longer sentences for repeat gun offenders under a plan signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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  The University of Tennessee has announced the lowest tuition increase in more than 30 years. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the board of trustees approved a 1.8 percent increase for in-state undergraduate students Thursday. The trustees also passed a $2.3 billion 2017-2018 budget that includes a $25,667 raise for UT President Joe DiPietro.

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  Amid financial turmoil highlighted in a recent external audit, the University of Louisville Foundation has fired a former president's chief of staff.

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  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss a legal challenge to the state's new law banning mandatory union fees in workplaces.

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  The attorney general of California has added Kentucky to a list of destinations banned from official state travel, saying a new religious expression law passed by the Kentucky General Assembly is discriminatory.

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A shopping center projected to create 250 jobs in Hopkinsville is on schedule for completion.

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  There are a lot of decisions that pregnant women addicted to opioids face.

They have to decide to get clean, for one. And they have to decide how to do it. But in Kentucky and across most of the country, the choice of treatment methods isn’t just about what’s best for the mother and her unborn baby.

KDA Spraying for Mosquitoes in Calloway County

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has expedited efforts to relieve Calloway County residents from floodwater mosquitoes. KDA began spraying earlier this week after requests were made by the Calloway County Health Department to send mosquito control services to the area.

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On Sounds Good, Murray State University MFA Program Director Carrie Jerrell speaks with author Justin Quarry who will read from his work on Sunday, July 9 at the Clara Eagle Art Gallery. He will also lead a fiction workshop at Murray State July 8 and 9.

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  Take a shot of bourbon.

Likely, you’ll feel an immediate burn in your mouth and throat. Give it a few seconds. Your body temperature starts to rise. Your cheeks flush.

If you take another drink, there might be some dizziness, too.

There are effects of drinking alcohol that you can feel pretty much immediately. But there’s an entire field of study that takes a harder look at the effects of alcohol under the surface — specifically when it comes to the bacteria in our guts.

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Struggle To Stay: The Personal Stories Behind Population Loss

Rural communities across the Ohio Valley are shrinking as more young people leave to find work, to escape troubles, or to follow dreams. US Census data show West Virginia, for example, losing population faster than almost every other state. West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Ohio Valley ReSource are following six young people from the region to get the personal stories behind these population numbers.

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