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A recent appointee to the University of Louisville board of trustees has declined the position, and Governor Matt Bevin has appointed someone to replace him. 

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A group opposed to a new Noah's ark attraction in Kentucky says it is warning hundreds of public schools against visiting the Ark Encounter.  

The Freedom From Religion Foundation says ark field trips would expose children to religious proselytizing in violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.  

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A state inspection prompted by allegations that University of Louisville Hospital staffing cuts have made the facility unsafe has found deficiencies in nursing services. 

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The Defense Department has awarded the University of Lousiville’s College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

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Kentucky's state treasurer is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the former state retirement systems chairman against Governor Matt Bevin.

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Kentucky's state curator says a citizens group is seeking a special military designation for a statue of former Confederate president Jefferson Davis, displayed in Kentucky's Capitol Rotunda. 

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For Kentucky workers who have health insurance through their employers, the number enrolled in high-deductible plans has risen sharply over the last eight years. 

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Bill Nye is touring the new Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky that he has called a danger to the nation's science education.  

Answers in Genesis president Ken Ham extended an invitation to Nye, best known for his 1990s science TV show, to take a private tour of the Ark Encounter Friday.

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The name of former first lady Jane K. Beshear has been removed from the Capitol Education Center on the grounds of the Kentucky Capitol less than a year after it was added.

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Governor Matt Bevin says a conflict of interest should bar Attorney General Andy Beshear from suing him. Beshear filed a lawsuit last week challenging Bevin's decision to abolish and replace the board of trustees at the University of Louisville. 

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