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A new law meant to give some felons a second chance by expunging their criminal records is causing confusion and disagreement.

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Paducah Police say they’ve arrested an Indiana man they believe to be the thief of nearly two dozen flags stolen over the last week.  

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Various positions regarding ‘concealed weapons’ have been discussed at Eastern Kentucky University today.  The debate came during the first Campus Safety Summit.

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During his annual State of the Judiciary address on Friday, Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton asked lawmakers to raise salaries for the state’s 284 judges and justices.

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Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr. says the number of expungement requests have doubled since a new law went into effect allowing some convicted felons to clear their records.

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Richmond police continue their investigation into an overnight downtown disturbance which resulted in alerts to Eastern Kentucky University students and staff. Authorities believe "fired shots" came after an altercation at a downtown bar.

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Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates disagree over a bill that would rescue the pensions and health benefits of thousands of retired union coal miners.

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Leaders of the University of Louisville and its foundation are pledging to continue working through their differences even amid more public dissent.

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McCracken County Sheriff's Department has made five arrests connected to prostitution and illegal drug activity. According to a news release, detectives located individuals who had posted online 'escort' ads on backpage.com. Acting undercover, agents found several women who agreed to meet in the Paducah area to provide sexual acts for money. 

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Restoration work on Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre is moving forward. The Paducah Art House Alliance, overseeing the theatre, approved a schematics proposal from architectural firm Westlake Reed Leskosky of Cleveland this week. 

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