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A Bowling Green nursing home for military veterans is one step closer to getting state funding.

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  Women of all ages and backgrounds packed a ballroom at Murray State University Wednesday for Leadership Women Launch, an annual conference training women to be leaders in business.


Around 150 women packed into tables, wearing pantsuits and heels, networking, taking notes and absorbing what they could to take back to their jobs and personal lives. Cierra Massengale is a senior in Organizational Communication at Murray State University, she said she was hesitant about attending the conference.

A middle school student in Madisonville could have her art showcased on Google’s homepage.


More than 20 counties in far western Kentucky are receiving a $1,989,194 grant to expand training and employment for displaced coal industry workers.

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Despite protests from Louisville Democrats, a state Senate committee on Thursday passed a bill that would tinker with the way the city’s Metro Council operates.

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Local government pension funds would break away from the Kentucky Retirement Systems under a bill headed to the Kentucky Senate after winning committee approval. 

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Hundreds of people packed a closed city street outside a hotel in northern Kentucky to protest Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech to a local chamber of commerce. 

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Gov. Matt Bevin said he’s been impressed with Trump’s picks for cabinet positions and is encouraged by the administration’s pledge to cut federal regulations.

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A Senate committee has advanced legislation aimed at making it easier for Kentuckians with criminal records to land jobs in an effort to reduce the state's prison population.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam isn't ruling out a future run for U.S. Senate.