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Hundreds Of Protesters Hound McConnell In Anderson County

With hundreds of protesters assembled outside, Sen. Mitch McConnell held a contentious town hall-type event in Lawrenceburg on Tuesday.

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Consideration of a substantial criminal justice reform measure will continue next week in the Kentucky senate.

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Murray State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are coordinating an effort to host Rokerthon 3: Storming Into The Madness

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Disabled parking placards have proliferated across Kentucky, and a state lawmaker says it's time to crack down on abuses in issuing the decals.

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An education reform bill, a top of the Republican-led Kentucky senate is headed to the floor Friday.

With $48 Million Shortfall, U of L Plans Belt-Tightening

Feb 16, 2017
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University of Louisville’s interim president on Thursday forecasted drastic belt-tightening at the school as leaders seek to plug a $48 million shortfall.

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The nation's largest public utility has elected Richard Howorth as new board chairman. At its meeting Thursday, the Tennessee Valley Authority board picked the second-term member to become chairman May 19. 

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Kentucky's Supreme Court says a panhandling ordinance in the state's second-largest city violated the free speech rights of a man arrested while holding a sign asking for money. 

House Republicans are debating a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act that would give consumers tax credits to buy insurance, cut back on Medicaid and allow people to save their own money to pay for health care costs.

The outline plan is likely to take away some of the financial help low-income families get through Obamacare subsidies, and also result in fewer people being covered under the Medicaid health care program for the poor.

Garland Reiter is one of the people behind the rise in imported food from Mexico.

His family has been growing strawberries in California for generations and selling them under the name Driscoll's. Today, it's the biggest berry producer in the world.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear joined with five other egg-producing states today in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision upholding California’s “Shell Egg Laws.”

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Labor Movement: Will ‘Right-To-Work’ States Attract More Businesses?

The Ohio Valley once helped give rise to the labor movement. Now the region is seeing a move toward “right-to-work” laws, which unions oppose. Proponents say the laws attract new businesses but opponents say there’s little evidence to support that. Becca Schimmel of the Ohio Valley ReSource has a closer look.

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Become a Podcaster with WKMS and Pitch Your Project

It’s time for a WKMS podcast, and we want you to be involved! According to recent Edison research the national podcast audience is about 57-million people and it’s time for you to have a local option.

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