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The United States Department of Agriculture is providing more than $203 million in loans to electric projects throughout Kentucky, including projects to improve electric service for many western Kentucky customers.  

Ex-Coal CEO Argues He's Wrongly Imprisoned

Oct 26, 2016
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Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship was wrongly convicted and sent to prison because jury instructions made it too easy to conclude that he willfully violated safety rules at a West Virginia coal mine, his attorneys argued Wednesday.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is organizing a “Carp Blitz” next month to shed some light on the growing population of invasive Asian carp in Kentucky and Barkley lakes.

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A local supplier of customizable wooden pickup truck beds is expanding its Hopkinsville operation, effectively adding 42 new jobs.  

Henderson County Police Department

  A Henderson County man has pleaded guilty to driving through a Memorial Day cross display. Anthony Burrus was arrested on May 28th after police said he knocked down about 150 crosses and destroyed another 20 when he drove through a Memorial Day display in the city's Central Park. The crosses had names of veterans listed on them.


Police caught Burrus on security camera footage, that shows Burrus driving a 1979 Ford Thunderbird through the cross display. Police later tracked down the car with Burrus inside.

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A new report says Kentucky's population is expected to increase more than 10 percent between 2015 and 2040, with Jefferson and Fayette counties projected to remain the most populous.

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Republican US Senator Rand Paul makes campaign stops in western Kentucky today.

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The Kentucky Division of Forestry is asking the public to refrain from outdoor burning.

Kentucky's $100 million Ark Encounter biblical theme park has drawn more than 400,000 visitors since its opening. The 510-foot-long Noah's Ark replica opened July 7. 

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More than two dozen western Kentucky law enforcement and public safety personnel received training this week at Murray State University to improve relations when interacting with the LGBT community. Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Sergeant Brett Parson, who led the workshop, said the discussion parallels with issues surrounding race and use of force.