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The U.S. Labor Department has awarded nearly $2 million to Kentucky to review and streamline licensing requirements for veterans.

Kentucky is one of 11 states in the Occupational Licensing Policy Learning Consortium. That group is reviewing occupational licensing programs across the country to find best practices for occupational licensing.

The funding will be used to implement the best practices identified through the consortium.

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Requirements aimed at curbing Tennessee's opioid epidemic are among more than 150 new laws that kick in Sunday.

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Gov. Matt Bevin's attorneys are asking a Kentucky judge to rule on lingering legal questions surrounding a new public pension law before the case goes to the state's highest court.

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A newspaper analysis shows Southern Illinois University's president may have been aware of a separation bill before trustees were informed.

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The floodgates have burst on attack ads in Tennessee's Republican gubernatorial primary.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn says President Donald Trump's administration should reconsider broad tariffs to avoid unintended negative consequences on Tennessee's economy and workers, her toughest stance on tariffs yet.

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The ringleader of a widely publicized whiskey theft operation was sentenced to 15 years in prison, but he's about to be released after serving a month.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Diane Black is labeling businessmen Randy Boyd and Bill Lee as moderates in the first Tennessee gubernatorial race attack ad by a candidate's campaign.


Federal authorities in Kentucky said Thursday they uncovered schemes to divert thousands of powerful opioid painkillers and submit millions of dollars in false medical billings as part of the government's nationwide crackdown on health care fraud.

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Kentucky paid more than $200,000 for a new Statewide 911 plan that doesn't exist.