Government

Healthcare
11:38 am
Wed June 27, 2012

AMA Will Continue to Lobby for Poor and Uninsured No Matter SCOTUS Decision

wikipedia.com

Whatever decision the U.S. Supreme Court hands down on Thursday regarding the Affordable Care Act, the American Medical Association says it will continue to lobby lawmakers on behalf of the poor and uninsured.

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Government
3:40 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

New Ethics Rules Affect TN State Judges

New ethics rules for Tennessee state judges require them to take action if they believe another judge or attorney is working under the influence of drugs or emotional or physical distress. 

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Higher Education
12:34 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Conway Takes Fight Against For-Profit Colleges to D.C.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is taking his fight against for-profit colleges to Washington D.C.

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Government
12:06 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Motions Filed to Dismiss Walker Case on Evidence

Defense attorney Dennis Null continues his efforts to get charges dropped against his client charged with a 1998 Murray State Dormitory fire. 

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Kentucky Government
8:31 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Kentucky Federal Delegates Face-Off in America's Pastime

Governor John Tener organized the first Congressional baseball game
wikipedia.org

Two members of Kentucky's federal delegation will face off in Thursday's US congressional baseball game, an annual event that pits Republicans against Democrats. 

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Government
4:15 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Kentucky Super PACs Free to Grow After Supreme Court Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overrule a Montana campaign finance law is likely to boost the rise of super PACs in Kentucky.

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Government
3:09 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Supreme Court Ruling May Curb Kentucky Immigration Law

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Activists expect the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down most of Arizona's controversial immigration law will stifle efforts to pass a similar law in Kentucky.

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Government
12:39 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Paducah Doc Pleads Not Guilty to Trafficking Charges

A McCracken County Circuit Court judge hears a motion today in a drug trafficking case against a Paducah doctor. Dr. Troy Nelson pled not guilty yesterday to 11 drug trafficking charges. 

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Illinois
7:07 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Illinois Tax Returns Delayed for Residents Who Filed on Paper

The Illinois Department of Revenue says many residents who filed their 2011 tax returns on paper way are still waiting for their refund checks.

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Government
11:52 am
Thu June 21, 2012

KY Supreme Court Says Police Cannot Trick Suspects for Access

The Kentucky Supreme Court has limited how police can conduct "protective sweeps" of homes and vehicles, saying officers cannot trick or lie to suspects to gain access to areas where they don't have permission or a warrant to go. 

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