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For years, Gov. Bruce Rauner has been ubiquitous on all things related to the Illinois budget. Not this year.

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The mastermind of a whiskey theft ring in Kentucky has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the scheme that siphoned tens of thousands of dollars' worth of bourbon from two distilleries.

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The milk crisis at Dean Foods is forcing dairy farmers out of business and will eliminate more than 60 jobs at a Kentucky plant.

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The Trump administration is considering a plan to order operators of the nation's power grid to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants to keep them open.

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An attorney for Gov. Matt Bevin has asked a judge to consider disqualifying himself from hearing a lawsuit over Kentucky's new public pension law.

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Authorities say a propane torch set off the blast that damaged a UPS freight hub in Kentucky's second-largest city and sent multiple people to the hospital.

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Kentucky's 2018 legislative session set a record with $10.67 million spent on lobbying.

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A district attorney says the state of Tennessee will seek the death penalty against a man and woman charged with premeditated murder in the death of a deputy.


  Authorities appealed for the public's help Thursday in finding a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy. 

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 The Illinois House has approved a $38.5 billion state budget for the year that begins July 1.