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Illinois schools will be required to teach financial literacy skills such as balancing a checkbook and putting money into a savings account this school year.

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Its survival on the line, Kentucky's last abortion clinic is bracing for a pivotal legal showdown with health regulators and the state's anti-abortion governor. Photo

Tennessee's attorney general is abandoning a planned legal challenge of a federal program offering a reprieve from deportation to thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children. 

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Public employees in Kentucky are flooding the offices of the state's largest pension systems after state lawmakers have vowed to make changes to one of the worst funded retirement plans in the country.

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A bid by Tennessee's governor to remove a bust of Confederate cavalry general and early Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol building has been rejected.

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The Louisville International Airport is getting a federal grant that will go toward improvements and future growth. 


National forests in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia are among more than a dozen across the South waiving campground fees for people displaced by recent flooding in Texas and elsewhere.

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Kentucky's Republican agriculture commissioner will travel to Japan next week as part of a trade mission with the United States Meat Export Federation.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law on Thursday a wide-reaching school funding overhaul. 

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A Planned Parenthood group says Gov. Matt Bevin's administration used "fear and intimidation" to prevent it from getting a license to provide abortions in Kentucky.