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8:34 am
Tue January 15, 2013

U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s Son Charged With Assault

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul's son has been charged with assaulting a flight attendant during a trip from Kentucky to North Carolina.

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Education
8:27 am
Tue January 15, 2013

TN Gov. Haslam Announces School Voucher Program

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will introduce his own proposal to create a school voucher program in the state, though he declined to elaborate about which parents he wants to make eligible to use public money to send their children to private schools.

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Education
8:25 am
Tue January 15, 2013

KSBIT To Disband By The End of Summer

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The financially troubled Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust, or KSBIT will disband this summer, meaning school districts will have to find new providers for workers compensation, property and liability insurance policies. 

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Business
8:21 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Clarksville Plant Laying Off Workers Before Production Starts

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Officials with Michigan-based Hemlock Semiconductor say they’re laying off three-fourths of their Clarksville employees shortly before production there was to begin.

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Business
8:18 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Dippin' Dots Resolves Legal Woes

One of the last remaining pieces in the bankruptcy case of Paducah-based novelty ice cream maker Dippin' Dots has been resolved.

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Politics
8:32 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Lyon County Alcohol Vote Tomorrow

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Lyon County votes tomorrow on a referendum to allow the sale of alcohol.  If the measure passes, it will take 60 days for the county to become wet. Because Lyon is not home to a fourth or higher-class city, alcohol sales would be restricted by state laws from Monday through Saturday, 6 a.m. to midnight

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Politics
8:30 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Records Show DCS Lagged in Child Death Reviews

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Records from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services show the agency fell behind in reviewing child deaths and ignored its own policies. 

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Culture
7:56 am
Mon January 14, 2013

KY Gets Chance to Pursue Oxycontin Case

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After years of struggling to combat the abuse of Oxycontin Kentucky officials are getting a chance to pursue the drug's maker in a state court lawsuit.

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Politics
7:54 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Conway Serious About Governor's Race

One of Kentucky's most recognizable political figures says he’s taking a very serious look at running for Governor.  Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway says he’s considering a run in 2015 election, a move that could ward off potential challengers for his party's nomination to replace Governor Steve Beshear. 

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Business
7:51 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Judge Sets Conference in Dippin' Dots Bankruptcy

A federal bankruptcy judge wants to hear from the parties involved in the case of novelty ice cream maker Dippin' Dots.

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