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  State Sen. Ralph Alvarado will deliver a speech at the Republican National Convention this week in Cleveland.

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A western Kentucky tourism official says fundraising is continuing toward the construction of a proposed museum dedicated to bluegrass music legend Bill Monroe.

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Kentucky will use s$6 million in federal AmeriCorps dollars to support 19 programs and more than a thousand members. AmeriCorps supports service programs including those at EKU and Berea College. 

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The state attorney general’s office has determined there is insufficient evidence to seek criminal charges in the disposal of radioactive waste in an Estill County landfill. 

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A concert rally for peace and unity will be held in Paducah this weekend. Singers, poets and activists gather at the Noble Park Amphitheatre Sunday in the wake of recent racially motivated violence.

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Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton, Jr. has been nominated by President Obama to serve on a federal board tasked with improving the state court systems across the county.  

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Some Paducah residents won’t have to let the ice slow them down this winter.  The Paducah Convention and Expo Center has approved the installation of a 60' x 120' square foot indoor ice skating rink in the Schroeder Expo Center.  

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A clinic providing free treatment to local residents in need of health care is coming to the Jackson Purchase area next week. The U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Military’s reserve forces have partnered with the Delta Regional Authority for a ‘Bluegrass Medical Innovative Readiness Training,’ a clinic providing medical, dental and optical care to residents without insurance.

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul is skipping the Republican National Convention next week and is instead hosting a series of town hall meetings in far western Kentucky and performing eye surgeries in Paducah. 

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Kentuckians with certain felony convictions can now begin the process of having such Class D offenses expunged. July 15th marks the first effective day of the legislation approved by lawmakers earlier this year. 

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