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Two union groups have filed a lawsuit to try and block Kentucky’s new “right-to-work” law, which forbids employers from requiring workers to pay union dues.

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A steel company in northern Kentucky is investing $176 million in a new project line creating 75 jobs.

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The true costs of the deep cuts in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would fall disproportionately on many of the poor and working class people in the Ohio Valley region who helped to elect him, according to lawmakers and policy analysts.

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The National Weather Service in Paducah is predicting a stormy start to Memorial Day weekend. NWS says the skies should clear by Monday. 

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Kentucky will receive more than a half-million dollars in a settlement with a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary over nonprescription drugs.

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A group proposing a natural gas plant in Henderson County is continuing to seek contracts needed to secure financial backing to build the facility.

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The executive director of the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority said the economic impact of the city’s new foreign trade zone designation ultimately depends on local businesses.

State To Close Detention Center Where Gynnya McMillen Died

May 24, 2017
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State officials are closing the juvenile detention center where 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen died last year.

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A wastewater plant in Crittenden County is inching towards construction.

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A Daviess County lawmaker isn’t surprised by a consultant’s report released this week that shows how Kentucky’s pension systems became the worst funded in the nation. 

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