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A collective of Kentucky health care advocates is holding a series of forums to get feedback on changes to Medicaid.  

The Keep Kentucky Covered coalition stops in 8 cities statewide including Paducah.  

Congress had just one thing to do this month before it left town for its October recess. That was to keep the government funded past Sept. 30. But with just under one week left on what was supposed to be a straightforward task, there's still no deal in sight.

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A new law meant to give some felons a second chance by expunging their criminal records is causing confusion and disagreement.

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Paducah Police say they’ve arrested an Indiana man they believe to be the thief of nearly two dozen flags stolen over the last week.  

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During his annual State of the Judiciary address on Friday, Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton asked lawmakers to raise salaries for the state’s 284 judges and justices.

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Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton Jr. says the number of expungement requests have doubled since a new law went into effect allowing some convicted felons to clear their records.

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The U.S. Senate has blocked a measure that would have halted the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul was one of four lawmakers who forced a vote on the issue.

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On Wednesday, Kentucky legislators listened to a presentation about the benefits of medical cannabis from Don Stacy, a cancer doctor and medical liaison for pro-legalization group Alliance for Innovative Medicine.

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The Murray-Calloway Parks Department is losing its second director in less than 13 months.

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Officials at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Wednesday, staged a simulated chemical accident. 

It’s part of the annual exercise which involves emergency response officials in ten Kentucky Counties.

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