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  Marshall County High School increased counseling services Thursday in the wake of a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.

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Madisonville Police Chief Wade Williams is retiring at the end of the month after 20 years of service. 

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Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks hopes to dispel myths about millennial workers at an upcoming event at Murray State University.

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Kentuckians wouldn’t be able to get married until they’re 18 years old, under a bill being considered by the state legislature.

Currently, Kentuckians can get married when they’re 16 if they have permission from their parents. Women can get married at younger ages if they’re pregnant — there is no lower limit.

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A new bill making its way through the Kentucky General Assembly would require schools to teach students so-called “essential skills,” like dressing appropriately, avoiding drugs and being punctual. It’s training that some Louisville business leaders say is much-needed.

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The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a disability attorney who pleaded guilty to bribing judges and doctors in social security cases and then fled the country to avoid going to prison before being captured in Honduras.

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The family of a retired Owensboro businessman is fighting to have his name cleared.  Billy Joe Miles was indicted on charges of rape, sodomy, and bribery—an indictment that prosecutors said last month they plan to drop.

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A renewed push is on to bring a National Basketball Association franchise to Louisville.

More than 20 local investors have contributed $750,000 in seed money to start the initiative.

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Republican lawmakers are hoping to overhaul Kentucky’s workers compensation laws with a bill that would cap how long people with some permanent on-the-job injuries can collect benefits, among other things.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews are removing illegal signs on state-right-of-ways in west Kentucky.

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