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More than a dozen protesters smiled and kissed the floor of the Kentucky Capitol after State Police officers let them enter the building Tuesday following weeks of protests.

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Tennessee is receiving a federal grant of more than $4.3 million to help prevent student obesity, manage childhood chronic disease and prevent those sicknesses in adulthood.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is slated to break ground on a new laboratory and regional headquarters.

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The Kentucky Department of Insurance has issued a $1.5 million civil penalty against pharmacy benefit manager CaremarkPCS for violations related to reimbursements to pharmacists.

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A group of protesters confronted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the Trump administration's immigration policy as he left dinner in Kentucky, in the second such incident in under a month.

News outlets report the group outside Louisville's Bristol Bar & Grille chanted "Abolish ICE!" on Saturday. The impromptu protest took place near where hundreds protested the government's now-ended family separation policy outside an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office.

One protester asked, "Where are the babies, Mitch?"

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has been ordered to pay the Courier Journal's legal cost because it refused to release public records identifying shareholders of a company planning to build a state-subsidized $1.5 billion aluminum rolling mill near Ashland.

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Some children and pregnant women in Kentucky have wrongly been denied access to dental care since the state abruptly cut dental and vision coverage for as many as 460,000 people, public health advocates say.

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Authorities say a Tennessee man who entered the bison enclosure in a national recreation area straddling Kentucky and Tennessee was attacked.

Land Between the Lakes spokesman Chris Joyner tells news outlets that the man approached the bison after illegally entering the enclosure and was rammed Wednesday night. The man was at the South Bison Range, which has no driving trails.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls it an "absurdity" that the U.S. imports hemp but puts severe restrictions on American production. The Kentucky Republican is looking to change that by legalizing the crop in the next federal farm bill.

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Tennessee officials say they are following a federal court order by reinstating and reissuing licenses for free for drivers who lost them solely because of unpaid court debts.

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