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Northeast Kentucky, a region still feeling the effects of job losses in the coal, steel and railroad industries, is receiving a more than one billion dollar manufacturing investment. Governor Matt Bevin made the economic development announcement Wednesday in Wurtland.

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The University of Louisville's interim president says steps are underway to bolster oversight of the athletics department, which came under attack from a high-profile trustee. Interim President Greg Postel said Wednesday his actions weren't spurred by criticism from pizza magnate John Schnatter, who is a UofL trustee.

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Illinois officials are poised to consider the status of the pension Dennis Hastert receives for the time he served in the state's General Assembly.

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A Tennessee House panel has voted to make the state commit to cover the whole cost of a proposed regulation requiring seat belts in new school buses.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's proposed budget amendment includes $50 million dollars for a new state library and archives building. 

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The Illinois General Assembly is back in Springfield and is heading into the final six weeks of its spring session.

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The Tennessee House has voted to put the finishing touch on months of work on Gov. Bill Haslam's bill that increases the gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes.

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The Tennessee attorney general's office says it would defend an amended abortion bill in court if it becomes law, despite previously calling its key requirements "constitutionally suspect."

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Kentucky officials say annual unemployment rates fell in 86 of the state's counties in 2016 compared to 2015. Annual rates rose in 26 counties and stayed the same in eight.

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The famous "Indian Head Rock," a historic boulder previously located in the Ohio River, is the subject of an upcoming documentary.

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