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Disabled parking placards have proliferated across Kentucky, and a state lawmaker says it's time to crack down on abuses in issuing the decals.

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The nation's largest public utility has elected Richard Howorth as new board chairman. At its meeting Thursday, the Tennessee Valley Authority board picked the second-term member to become chairman May 19. 

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Kentucky's Supreme Court says a panhandling ordinance in the state's second-largest city violated the free speech rights of a man arrested while holding a sign asking for money. 

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Update: The Associated Press has issued a correction to this story,  AP stated a bill would require the state's public schools to offer elective Bible classes, but the bill requires the Kentucky Board of Education to set administrative regulations about Bible classes, though local schools will decide whether to offer those classes.

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Officials say the spring forest fire season has begun in Kentucky which means open burning is allowed only from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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Republican lawmakers in Kentucky want to limit how much money outside attorneys hired by the state can earn in complex cases, a move Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear says would have the state sending rookies to battle against the pros. 

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Princeton police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old boy who was killed by a single shot.

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The Kentucky House committee has cleared a bill that would allow vintage bottles of whiskey to be put back into circulation in the world's bourbon capital.

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The Forest Service says it plans to conduct several prescribed burns this year at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

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Kentucky House Republicans are demanding more than a public promise from Governor Matt Bevin before they agree to overhaul the state's driver's licenses. 

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