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  Utility regulators in Kentucky say water utilities are no longer required to send copies of "boil water" advisories to the state Public Service Commission. The PSC says it will now be informed of such advisories through a daily report from the Kentucky Division of Water.

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Tennessee forestry officials say outdoor burning permits will be required as the state heads into wildfire season.

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Members of Gov. Bruce Rauner's new Opioid Prevention and Intervention Task Force are touring Illinois to gather information about the opioid epidemic in the hopes of bringing down the number of overdose deaths.

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  Kentucky has received a $3 million federal grant that will fund a new unit in the attorney general’s office to investigate sexual assault cold cases.

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  The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case involving a growing number of Kentucky relatives providing free foster care for children. Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services was seeking to overturn a ruling earlier this year by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that said the state must pay relatives who take in foster children.

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Drivers in Indiana and Kentucky could be blocked from renewing their vehicle registrations over unpaid Ohio River bridge tolls.

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Kentucky officials say a new report shows a massive increase in the number of Kentucky adults and children receiving disability benefits.

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A registered nurse who died protecting his wife during the Las Vegas shooting massacre is being remembered in Tennessee. 

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Update: Authorities have suspended the search for the second of two men after a body was found on a beach near Gulf Shores. Officials haven't yet identified the remains, but had been searching for Bradley Murphy of Mobile.

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Kentucky's attorney general is warning about a new scam that's using his office to try and scare people into sending money over wire transfers.

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