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  Two weed resistant seed varieties are popping up across the Commonwealth faster than management practices can control. Palmer Amaranth also known as ‘pigweed,’and its cousin variety Water Hemp were first noticed in 2010 in just a portion of the state, now University of Kentucky Extension Weed Specialist JD Green says every county has at least one variety.

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Kentucky education officials have determined that 241 testing violations occurred on required statewide tests for the 2014-15 school year. 

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The fourth and final defendant in a Hopkinsville sexual assault case involving a minor has accepted a plea agreement. 

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Small-scale farmers in the region often find it challenging to keep their land sustainable while staying competitive in the marketplace. Nicole Erwin of Ohio Valley ReSource visited a farm that’s doing both with a method called rotational grazing. She found that this “new” approach grows from some very old ideas.

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A citizens group wants representation at the table as the state of Kentucky negotiates the clean-up of radioactive waste at a Central Kentucky landfill. The best a state official is offering is to hear citizen comments.

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A Boone County man wants a divorce, but hasn’t been able to get one because he is deemed mentally incompetent under the law.

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The resounding message at the 50th anniversary of the Barkley Lock and Dam project in Grand Rivers Saturday, was that with great success often comes great sacrifice.

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On Sounds Good​, Tracy Ross introduces us to the new executive director of Heartland CARES, Sean Oslin.

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah has a new president. Kentucky Community and Technical College System President Jay Box named Dr. Anton Reece to the position Friday night. 

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law eliminating sales taxes on feminine hygiene products.

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