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A California-based customer service company locating an office in Owensboro has already hired nearly one-quarter of the 840 employees it plans to have in Daviess County.

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The University of Tennessee at Martin has named Kurt McGuffin as the new director of intercollegiate athletics. 

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The American Health Care Act, which would repeal and replace Obamacare, is encountering stiff resistance. Even in places that voted Republican, such as the Ohio Valley, protests are popping up as the bill moves to the Senate. Some opponents are newly motivated by a recent medical study on life expectancy. It found that unlike most of the country, parts of the Ohio Valley have seen lifespans get shorter.

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A federal science committee studying the health risks for people living near surface coal mines has scheduled a public meeting this week in southern West Virginia.

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Heavy rainfall across much of Illinois late last month has left many corn farmers wondering what will become of their crops.

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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill creating a new Tennessee license plate design featuring the phrase "In God We Trust."

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Gov. Matt Bevin said the man he has appointed to oversee the state’s adoption and foster care system is being unfairly criticized.

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  A woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the slaying of a family in Trigg County in 2014.

Kentucky State Police said Ann Plotkin of Hopkinsville pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of complicity to murder and was sentenced to 22 years in prison.

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A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.

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The City of Mayfield is moving forward with a multi-use bikeway trail that would extend across town. 

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