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Some of Kentucky's retired lawmakers living on public pensions of more than $100,000 a year would lose most of that money if a proposal from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin becomes law. 

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  In 2010, Kentucky pulled funding for family drug courts, including Louisville’s. This court was for parents who had social services take their children away because of neglect or abuse as a result of addiction.

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  Funeral arrangements are set for the University of Tennessee at Martin’s first black administrator. The Rev. Harold Conner Sr. died last Sunday at age 97.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says two Civil War-era Confederate statues are being moved in a respectful way to a final and appropriate resting place, the Lexington Cemetery.

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  Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed Zachary Lewis Bloodworth, of Marion, as Magistrate for the Third District of Crittenden County.

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A $120 million settlement between General Motors and 49 states and Washington, D.C. will bring more than $1 million apiece to Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. 

Come have fun with us at the WKMS Storytelling Contest Finals at Hopkinsville Brewing Company on Thursday, October 26th.

 Starting at 6 p.m., we'll have the best readers from this year's post-apocalyptic-themed contest, along with music from singer-songwriter Fate McAfee, and some WKMS mad-libs of your own to try.  All are welcome to this free event as part of Hopkinsville's Big Read. Hope to see you there! 

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Representatives of state employees, teachers and police officers aren’t happy with Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposal to offer less-generous retirement plans and tinker with state worker benefits in an effort to save the state’s ailing pension systems.

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U.S. Congressman James Comer discussed at a town hall in Mayfield on Thursday the Alexander-Murray health care compromise, government spending, adoptions from foreign countries, industrial hemp and other issues with an audience of around 30 constituents. 

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          At 13 years old, Carol Larson stood at 6 feet and 6.5 inches. Due to surgically shortening her legs at an attempt at 'normalcy,' Larson faced challenges every day of her life, which she then translated into various art forms -- one of which has found a new home in Paducah's National Quilt Museum. 

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