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House Speaker Jeff Hoover says a bill that would ban all tobacco products at public school campuses likely will not pass this year. 


Kentucky lawmakers have agreed to encourage public school districts to begin the school year in late August.

Tennessee lawmakers are slated to vote on several school-choice proposals, including vouchers bills moving through the legislature.

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A Tennessee lawmaker is stalling a transgender bathroom bill for a week or two amid recent federal actions.


Illinois is handing out $1 million in federal grants to help educate children of migrant families.

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Kentucky lawmakers have voted to send a message to Planned Parenthood.

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Kentuckians could replace their drivers' license with a "voluntary travel ID" in order to board a domestic flight or enter a military base under a bill that has cleared the House of Representatives. 

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Kentucky home-school students could try out for public school sports teams under a bill that has passed the state House of Representatives. 

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More than 81,000 Kentuckians have purchased health insurance through The Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced the numbers Tuesday. 

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A federal judge has ruled that a county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015 doesn't have to pay legal fees for the couples who sued her.