Jennifer Brislin http://wkms.org en Kentucky Ends Use of Private Prisons http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-ends-use-private-prisons <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A decision not to renew a contract with a Marion County prison means Kentucky &nbsp;inmates will no longer be housed in private facilities.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state is ending contracts with two facilities in eastern and central Kentucky.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:15:37 +0000 Drew Adams 32668 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Ends Use of Private Prisons State Still Seeking Applicants for W. Ky. Medical Examiner http://wkms.org/post/state-still-seeking-applicants-w-ky-medical-examiner <p>The Madisonville state medical examiner’s office remains open after being threatened with closure earlier this year. The office hasn't had a medical&nbsp;examiner since June 2011, but now officials hope that a new salary for first-year medical&nbsp;examiners may entice applicants.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:46:32 +0000 Angela Hatton & The Associated Press 21016 at http://wkms.org State Still Seeking Applicants for W. Ky. Medical Examiner