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  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss a legal challenge to the state's new law banning mandatory union fees in workplaces.

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  Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has filed emergency regulations that some abortion providers say are designed to shut them down.

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Illinois legislators are set to meet for the second day of a special session aimed at forcing a budget compromise in the state's two-year impasse.

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Design plans have been unveiled for a new memorial honoring the victims of a 1997 school shooting in west Kentucky. 

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Officials say annual counts have found 4,025 homeless people living in Kentucky.

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A progress report filed in federal court shows that Illinois' child welfare agency has slowly made "incremental" improvements, but concerns linger about the impact of the state's budget impasse and a "revolving door" of leadership.

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Kentucky child welfare officials are trying to convince more black families to adopt as part of a strategy to find homes for an influx of children in the state's care.

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A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations. 

A Kentucky community has a new resource to help fight the heroin and opioid epidemic.

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A Kentucky man faces 34 new charges after authorities said he drove a garbage truck into oncoming traffic on Interstate 24.

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