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A legislative committee has approved a Southern Baptist professor's $250,000 state contract to review Kentucky's troubled child welfare system. 

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job. 

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul opposes President Donald Trump’s proposed weapons sale to Saudi Arabia. The Senate is heading toward a showdown vote over the proposal.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on a western Kentucky power plant's proposal to change the way it stores coal ash.

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A powerful Republican lawmaker says a significant number in the GOP-controlled state legislature believe Gov. Matt Bevin's use of executive orders threatens their independence. 

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says his office needs more information in determining whether criminal activity occurred at the University of Louisville Foundation.

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Tax experts say a Kentucky businessman who sold a home to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin could reap a benefit from the sale in the form of a large tax break.

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Regents for Kentucky's community and technical college system have approved a $6 per-credit-hour tuition increase.

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The museum at Southern Illinois University has become another casualty of Illinois legislators' failure to come up with a state budget.

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A Tennessee businessman has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison in connection with a conspiracy involving jail construction in Kentucky.

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