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Bill Haslam, via Facebook

Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to unveil his top legislative priority on Wednesday as state lawmakers await details on his plan to boost transportation funding in Tennessee. 

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Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has finalized a controversial plan to let the state’s utilities virtually self-regulate the storing of hazardous coal ash near power plants.

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Gov. Matt Bevin has released the names of 10 people who will serve on the University of Louisville board of trustees.

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  Beekeeping schools are popping up across the commonwealth starting this weekend, teaching beginner to expert level courses how to raise honeybees.

  A fire review team in Tennessee will investigate the Gatlinburg fires that killed 14 people in November.

Kayser Automotive Logo, via westkentuckyedp.com

An automotive company in far western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 jobs in a $26 million investment. 

U.S. Army Fort Campbell Facebook

The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell is holding a ceremony marking a change in leadership this week. 

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 A Tennessee State Representative has withdrawn her bill seeking to restrict items that can be purchased with food stamps.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Thursday Update

Tuesday afternoon update: Following an autopsy, preliminary results show McClure died of two gunshot wounds to the torso. Toxicology report is pending. McClure had been pronounced dead Monday at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The billionaire Wilbur Ross heads for Senate hearings this week as Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Commerce. Ross gained ultra-rich status in part by salvaging coal and steel assets here in the Ohio Valley region. Glynis Board of the Ohio Valley ReSource reports on the mixed legacy his businesses left behind.

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