Kentucky

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  Glasgow attorney and former Kentucky House Speaker Bobby Richardson is the emcee at the 137th annual Fancy Farm Picnic this August.

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More than 67,000 seniors in Kentucky are receiving letters this month advertising prescription drug and medical care savings programs from the Social Security Administration. And while financial fraud targeting older Americans is growing – it costs around $2.9 billion a year – these letters are the real deal.

Toyota already makes its popular Camry sedan in a massive plant in Georgetown, Ky., and the carmaker will spend more than a billion dollars there to update the way it builds the vehicle. The plant also recently added 700 jobs.

"Toyota's Camry is the best-selling car in America," NPR's Sonari Glinton reports, "and according to a survey by Cars.com, the Camry is the most American-made car, meaning it's made in the U.S. and so are most of its parts."

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 U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers temporarily halted the shutdown of EMW Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville, ordering the state to allow the clinic to continue operating.

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Kentucky once again ranks next-to-last in a national survey of well-being.

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The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved modifications in Kentucky's industrial hemp research program.  Proponents say the measure seeks to better align the state’s effort with federal research exemptions in the farm bill.

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  Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Kentucky are looking for volunteers to review foster care cases in 37 counties.

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Days after President Donald Trump’s executive order relating to immigration and refugees, Kentucky’s elected officials are mostly silent on the issue.

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Planned Parenthood’s Kentucky and Indiana president says she will be stepping down from the position this summer.

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Kentucky is one of the 'most insured’ states in the nation when it comes to health coverage, according to a new national report crediting the Affordable Care Act.

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