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Princeton police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by a single shot.

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The Kentucky House committee has cleared a bill that would allow vintage bottles of whiskey to be put back into circulation in the world's bourbon capital.

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The Kentucky Senate has voted to make all trafficking in heroin or Fentanyl Class C felonies. Proponents hope the change would result in fewer overdose deaths.

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The Kentucky Senate has approved a resolution condemning a white nationalist organization’s planned spring rally in eastern Kentucky. It won backing Tuesday by a voice vote.

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Kentucky’s state auditor has released a report detailing problems with last year’s rollout of Benefind, the new online portal for state benefits like health care, food stamps and cash assistance.

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The Forest Service says it plans to conduct several prescribed burns this year at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

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  Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Kentucky are looking for volunteers to review foster care cases in 37 counties.

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Madisonville area marathon man Dave Jones recently completed the Triple 7 Quest: seven marathons in seven continents in seven days. He's now back home in Hanson, Kentucky and speaks with Matt Markgraf about his unique experience, which was just a few hours shy of making the Guinness Book of World Records.

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Tennessee’s economy showed steady growth in 2016.

The Tennessee Quarterly Business and Economic Indicator report for the fourth quarter released Tuesday showed a 6.5% increase in new business filings from the fourth quarter of 2015 as well as a 0.5% drop in business closings.

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The heroin abuse problem in Kentucky is causing lawmakers to look for new ways to prevent sometimes deadly consequences of opioid use. 

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