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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. 

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The Ohio Valley region has disproportionately high numbers of seniors and people living with disabilities and on low incomes - those are all groups that frequently depend on public transit. Without transit, older people lose independence, and reaching a doctor or workplace becomes much harder. A new report finds that demand for transit in rural areas is climbing faster than in cities, but spending on rural transit is not keeping pace with demand.

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Tennessee education officials believe nearly 10,000 assessment tests across the state were scored incorrectly.

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  The federal government will spend $3 million to fix a nearly 180-year-old western Kentucky dam that affects the water supply for nearly 50,000 people.

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  The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to some limits on the use of a controversial herbicide called dicamba, which farmers throughout the region have blamed for crop damage. A change to the label on the chemical will restrict sales of dicamba to certified users. 


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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says he plans to sue President Donald Trump over his plan to repeal subsidies that help people afford health insurance under Obamacare.

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Kentucky’s lone Democratic Congressman says President Trump’s decision to decertify Iran’s compliance with the Obama-era nuclear agreement jeopardizes international security and weakens the United State’s position as a global leader.

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A Kentucky clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has taken her crusade to Romania.

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  A Kentucky county is preparing to expand its infrastructure to accommodate the upcoming $1.3 billion dollar Braidy Industries aluminum rolling mill.

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 The United States’ planned pullout of UNESCO isn’t likely to have any negative ramifications to Paducah and its designation as a Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art.

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