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A Hopkinsville lawmaker is suing the Greater Paducah Economic Development Corporation for what he says is race and age discrimination.  

The Carbondale Police Department has identified its officer who was shot in the line of duty on Sunday night.

He is 26-year-old Trey Harris, who has been with the department for three years.

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Gov. Matt Bevin's proposed changes to the state's Medicaid program would end routine dental and vision coverage for able-bodied adults in a state where more than half of population over 18 have had a tooth extracted because of decay or gum disease. 

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Republican Governor Matt Bevin has approved a contract of up to $500,000 to an Indiana law firm to investigate his Democratic predecessor's administration. 

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State budget officials say tax collections for Kentucky’s General Fund grew by nearly 4% in the past fiscal year, fueled by strong sales and individual income tax receipts.

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Starting this week, Kentucky State Police troopers are earning higher pay for their service.  Governor Matt Bevin and state lawmakers worked earlier this year to include salary increases in the budget.  

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The project aimed at creating a vast fiber optic network to spread high-speed internet throughout Kentucky has run into delays.  

The location of Obama's presidential library has been finalized – it's Chicago's Jackson Park, the site of the 1893 World's Fair.

"For the first time, a presidential center will be in the heart of an urban community," Obama Foundation chair Mary Nesbitt said in a statement announcing the decision. "The President and First Lady believe that locating the Presidential Center at Jackson Park will have the greatest long term impact on the combined communities," she added.

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A western Kentucky research facility has been awarded a $15 million dollar matching grant by the Kentucky Agriculture Development Board.

The Princeton-based University of Kentucky Research and Education Facility will use the funds to develop a Grains Center for Excellence.

Supreme Court of Kentucky

Kentucky’s Chief Justice has been selected to head two national judicial groups. It’s the first time in a quarter century that a head jurist from the Commonwealth has held either of these posts.

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