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Kentucky is spending $500,000 dollars to create a telephone helpline for people with opioid addiction.

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Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in October.

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The head of Kentucky's Legislative Research Commission says no public money was used to settle sexual harassment claims against four state lawmakers.

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A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky said he has asked a state ethics commission to investigate a sexual harassment settlement involving four members of the state House.


A gay rights activist has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that allows therapists to refuse clients based on personal beliefs.

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An official with the federal government wants the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, to remove a rainbow-colored crosswalk because he says the gesture honoring the LGBT community is a safety hazard. 

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Kentucky's former Republican House speaker has been released from a hospital where he went for treatment days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations.

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Songwriter Lee Thomas Miller is joining the race for the Republican nomination to succeed Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn in Congress. 

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Kentucky's attorney general is recruiting hotel workers to join the fight against human trafficking. 

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering free Christmas trees to those who want to visit and cut them down.