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A leader of a Central Kentucky citizens group says there remain outstanding issues regarding the illegal dumping of low-level radioactive fracking waste at the Estill County landfill.

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United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan was in Louisville Monday to accept the Brandeis Medal, awarded by the University of Louisville.

It’s named in honor of Louisville native, Justice Louis Brandeis, who began serving on the high court a century ago.

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Gov. Matt Bevin says that in order for Kentucky to bolster economic development opportunities, more ‘shepherds’ need to come forward and take charge.  

Bevin opened the first WAVE Confluence in Hickman County Monday.  

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An app designed to stop texting and driving is getting the attention of law enforcement officials in Kentucky. WKYT-TV reports that authorities are praising ‘LifeSaver,’ which blocks a phone's screen while driving, as a tool that can prevent car accidents. 

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Governor Matt Bevin presented a 2016 Governor’s Award in the Arts to Darlene Mazzone, publisher of Paducah Life Magazine, at the state capitol.

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For more than half a century along the Ohio River, the chemical company DuPont provided jobs for thousands of people. One chemical they produced is PFOA, commonly known as C8. It was a remarkably useful compound, used in “Teflon” non-stick cookware, stain-resistant fabrics, and even in some food wrappers.

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A McCracken County based program aimed at combating domestic violence received two grants totaling $750,000 dollars Monday. Governor Matt Bevin presented the Merryman House in Paducah with a Community Development Block Grant of $500,000 to go towards their capital campaign. 

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Retailers across Kentucky are assessing the State Supreme Court’s ruling on local efforts to set a minimum wage. That includes many in the restaurant business.

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Leigh Anne Kleitz spent her Saturday talking politics at TK’s Pub.

She joined a few dozen other people at the Fern Creek bar to rally support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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A Bluegrass horse farm owner would like to see further improvements at the Kentucky Horse Park.  Maple Crest Farm’s Reese Koffler-Stanfield participated in last week’s Kentucky Equine Education Project conference.