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8:15 am
Fri January 11, 2013

TN Politicians Meet Over Child Records

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Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner is calling for a special meeting to investigate the Department of Children's Services' refusal to release records related to the abuse and death of children under its care.

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8:07 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Medicaid Funding Being Cut Across Kentucky

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Kentucky officials say federal Medicaid funding is being cut for more than half of the primary-care clinics across the state.

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Environment
7:47 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Tennessee Deer Hunting Season Cut Short

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Tennessee wildlife officials say this year’s deer season was a good one, but colder weather would have made it even better. 

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Culture
7:45 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Group Urges State Institutions to Go Smoke Free

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While state lawmakers ponder a statewide smoking ban, a coalition of health care groups is sponsoring an advertising campaign urging Kentucky to go smoke-free.

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Politics
7:39 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Yonts Could Head House State Government Committee

Democratic state Representative Brent Yonts of Greenville could be in line to become the next chairman of the House State Government Committee, a key post with the Legislature working to find a way to restore solvency to the pension program for government retirees in Kentucky.

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Fire
7:37 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Fire Destroys Paris Landmark

A fire has destroyed a former antique mall near downtown Paris.  The blaze broke out shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday on north Market Street.

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Politics
9:04 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Illinois State House Adjourns With No Pension Plan

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The Illinois House adjourned its lame-duck session without taking action to solve the state's multibillion pension problem.

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Education
7:38 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Hundreds of Ky Teachers Earn Top Certification

More than 260 Kentucky teachers were awarded national certification in 2012, ranking the state seventh for the number of teachers earning the achievement.

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Politics
7:31 am
Wed January 9, 2013

House Majority Leader Prepares for Start of Legislative ession

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Kentucky House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins is expecting work to be completed in the next couple of days on committee appointments, including chairmanships.

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Society
9:04 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Public Support for KY State-Wide Smoking Ban Rises

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A new poll shows more than half of Kentuckians interviewed last fall support a state law to ban smoking in indoor public places. The poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati finds about 6 out of 10 would support such a ban. That’s up from fewer than half of those polled in 2010.  However, the measure isn’t getting much political support because so much of the region depends on tobacco farming.

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