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A federal judge in Ohio will consider whether to allow public access to government data detailing years of prescription opioid painkiller shipments.

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Along with elections for the state legislature and Congress, this November Kentuckians will weigh in on Marsy’s Law, which would amend the state constitution to create new rights for crime victims. But a group of criminal defense lawyers says they’ll sue to keep Marsy’s Law off the ballot, saying the language Kentuckians will see on Election Day is too vague.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wants to repair at least 45 bridges across west Kentucky over the next six years.

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Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Tennessee House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh expressed support Thursday for eliminating criminal punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana statewide if elected governor.

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Tourist spending in Marshall County increased by nearly five percent in 2017.

In this episode of Old Kentucky Tales, Brent and Jason take a look at recipes from the World War II era that would creatively use whatever was available during the rationing from that time.  And we hear from Vinnie in a listener feedback voicemail.  Listen for our Fake History Sponsors: 1954's giant 21 inch TV and 1903's Furniture Float Parade!  And a big thanks to Sound Engineer Todd Birdsong and WKCTC's Paducah School of Art and Design.


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  The Illinois Labor Relations Board is moving forward with giving step increases to unionized state workers.

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  Alltech has decided to end its brewing partnership with Western Kentucky University which will cease production of two WKU-themed beers. 

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is suing Walgreens, saying the company helped fuel the opioid epidemic by failing to monitor large shipments of pain pills throughout the state.

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  The top official overseeing child protection in Kentucky plans to resign from her job as commissioner of the Department for Community Based Services.

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