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Democratic Congressional Candidates for Kentucky's 6th District Lay out Health Care Plans in Debate

Three Democrats competing for a chance to flip a Kentucky congressional seat found common ground on policy issues, but their televised debate turned testy when one candidate brought up a rival's status as a newcomer to the district.

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This Saturday, April 21st, independent record stores across the globe will be celebrating the 11th annual Record Store Day. According to the official Record Store Day website, the event serves as a way to spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally.

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The Tennessee Legislature has passed a $37.5 billion budget following days of controversy after Memphis was punished for removing Confederate statues and student testing failures threatened to hold up passage.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL

Fresh off this year’s legislative session, a new poll suggests that Kentuckians aren’t happy with the work of the governor and state lawmakers. 

Graves County Sheriff's Department

  The Graves County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a Mayfield man who has been missing for two months.


Kentucky's secretary of state said county officials are receiving cybersecurity training as the state bolsters efforts to protect its elections from the ongoing threat of hacking.

The gun issue is beginning to wane in voters' minds ahead of the November midterm elections, a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.

While almost half of all registered voters (46 percent) say a candidate's position on gun policy will be a major factor in deciding whom to vote for, that number is down 13 points from February, when a shooting at a Florida high school sparked outrage.

Discovery Park Of America

An education specialist at Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee is becoming a NASA Solar System Ambassador.

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A Kentucky judge says he plans to decide by July 14 whether he will block a new law making changes to Kentucky's troubled pension plan from taking effect.

Courtesy of Bourbon County Health Department

  Kentucky’s county health departments have one more year to come up with a $38 million dollar payment into their pension system, following last-minute action by the legislature on Saturday.

President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has dropped a pair of defamation lawsuits he filed after BuzzFeed News published the infamous Russia dossier last year.

The embattled lawyer isn't conceding anything about the substance of what was detailed in the dossier, which is unverified, but says he has too much else on his plate to proceed now that he is dealing with a federal court case in New York.

"The decision to voluntarily discontinue these cases was a difficult one," said a lawyer for Cohen, David Schwartz.


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West Virginia teachers demonstrate for a pay increase.

Teachable Moment: What Teacher Protests Portend For Schools, Labor And Elections

Friday’s massive demonstration by Kentucky teachers was just the latest in a series of walkouts, protests and pickets by teachers in four states from West Virginia to Arizona. Glynis Board reports on what the unrest among teachers could mean for schools, for labor, and for upcoming elections.

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