Jennifer Brislin

Government
2:15 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Kentucky Ends Use of Private Prisons

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  A decision not to renew a contract with a Marion County prison means Kentucky  inmates will no longer be housed in private facilities. The state is ending contracts with two facilities in eastern and central Kentucky. 

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Government
12:46 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

State Still Seeking Applicants for W. Ky. Medical Examiner

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The Madisonville state medical examiner’s office remains open after being threatened with closure earlier this year. The office hasn't had a medical examiner since June 2011, but now officials hope that a new salary for first-year medical examiners may entice applicants. 

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