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  The Senate has voted to confirm an eastern Kentucky judge for a seat on the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

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Kentucky Congressman James Comer discussed healthcare in the first district with President Donald Trump on Air Force One to and from Louisville on Monday.

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Tennessee Senator Mae Beavers, the sponsor of a bill requiring students to use restrooms and locker rooms of the sex on their birth certificates, says she is exploring a bid for Tennessee governor.

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The company building the Dakota Access pipeline says the project remains on track to start moving oil this week despite recent "coordinated physical attacks" along the line.

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The Illinois treasurer's office is auctioning off almost 500 unclaimed items ranging from collectible coins to jewelry and baseball cards.

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President Donald Trump urged a crowd in Louisville to support the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare currently making it through the U.S. House of Representatives.

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A rally of about 20 people this afternoon in downtown Martin, Tennessee called for Republican Representative David Kustoff to vote against repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Attendees chanted "Medicaid for All" and "Universal Healthcare" to people driving by. 

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Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul is not happy with the current Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. The plan comes from House Speaker Paul Ryan and has the support of President Donald Trump.

WKMS Singer/Songwriter Finals Thursday, March 30

Mar 20, 2017

Grab your seat at the finals!

It's been an adventure. 57 amazing local artists submitted their best original songs to the 2017 WKMS Singer/Songwriter Competition. The judges narrowed it down to their Top 12 and you voted online and through social media. 

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A coal-fired power plant in Western Kentucky will stop burning coal entirely in the next five years. The Owensboro Municipal Utility’s board made the decision last week to retire the second unit of the Elmer Smith power plant in Owensboro, marking the end of the utility’s 116 years of burning coal in the city.

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