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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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Welcome to this edition of “Old Kentucky Tales,” the only podcast that solemnly swears that none of its participants have fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State, or out of it.

Today’s Title is “There Goes the Neighborhood – Kentuckians Just Moved In.”

This week host Brent Taylor, and co-host Jason Donner look at Kentucky women in Law Enforcement past and present in the “Yesterday’s News” segment, and for the “Main Event” learn about what happened when Kentucky immigrants overran a rural part of Michigan.      

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A progress report filed in federal court shows that Illinois' child welfare agency has slowly made "incremental" improvements, but concerns linger about the impact of the state's budget impasse and a "revolving door" of leadership.

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Kentucky child welfare officials are trying to convince more black families to adopt as part of a strategy to find homes for an influx of children in the state's care.

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Eastern Kentucky University's Board of Regents has approved a new budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The board also heard details of a proposed statewide student fee to help meet campus facility needs.

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin made his economic pitch to hundreds of economic developers and international business investors Monday in Washington.

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"Mr. Eclipse" is coming to Hopkinsville Community College this week to give a presentation about the rare total solar eclipse on August 21. 

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So it seems that it's not only Democrats who have trouble keeping their digital information secure online. An extensive database of information about 198 million Americans collected by a contractor hired by Republican groups was obtained by a security researcher, who found it on an Amazon server, with not even a single password protecting it.

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If Republicans in Congress move forward with their plan to replace Obamacare, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s ideas for the future of the program could also go up in smoke.

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  Fancy Farm Picnic chairman Mark Wilson says the non-election year will make this summer’s event a little different.

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A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations. 

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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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