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An app designed to stop texting and driving is getting the attention of law enforcement officials in Kentucky. WKYT-TV reports that authorities are praising ‘LifeSaver,’ which blocks a phone's screen while driving, as a tool that can prevent car accidents. 

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Governor Matt Bevin presented a 2016 Governor’s Award in the Arts to Darlene Mazzone, publisher of Paducah Life Magazine, at the state capitol.

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For more than half a century along the Ohio River, the chemical company DuPont provided jobs for thousands of people. One chemical they produced is PFOA, commonly known as C8. It was a remarkably useful compound, used in “Teflon” non-stick cookware, stain-resistant fabrics, and even in some food wrappers.

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A McCracken County based program aimed at combating domestic violence received two grants totaling $750,000 dollars Monday. Governor Matt Bevin presented the Merryman House in Paducah with a Community Development Block Grant of $500,000 to go towards their capital campaign. 

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Retailers across Kentucky are assessing the State Supreme Court’s ruling on local efforts to set a minimum wage. That includes many in the restaurant business.

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Leigh Anne Kleitz spent her Saturday talking politics at TK’s Pub.

She joined a few dozen other people at the Fern Creek bar to rally support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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A Bluegrass horse farm owner would like to see further improvements at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Maple Crest Farm’s Reese Koffler-Stanfield participated in last week’s Kentucky Equine Education Project conference.

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Kentucky's poet laureate, George Ella Lyon, is collecting poems from each of the state's counties for her "'Where I'm From': A Poetry of Place" project.

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The family of former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning says he suffered a stroke this week but is out of intensive care. Bunning was stricken Tuesday at his home in Southgate. 

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Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate says the state’s economy would get a major boost from an infrastructure overhaul. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray spoke to students Friday at Western Kentucky University.