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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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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says Tennessee historically has not spent enough on education, but officials are working to change that. 

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More than 40,000 Kentuckians have registered to vote this fall using the state’s online voter registration portal  

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says the number surpasses her office’s goal ahead of the October 11th registration deadline.  

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch warned high school students about the dangers of heroin and opioid abuse at an assembly in Richmond on Tuesday.

Fort Campbell is hosting a job fair this week for service members who are retiring from active duty.  About 450 soldiers leave the military post each month. 

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State transportation officials are issuing an emergency order to waive hours-of-service restrictions for truck drivers carrying petroleum.  

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas says the order is in response to a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Alabama.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear will be in Paducah Tuesday for several justice-related events.