Kentucky

Business
11:32 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Kentucky Medicaid Settles with Johnson & Johnson for $7 Million

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway recovered $7 million on behalf of Kentucky’s Medicaid program following a settlement with 47 companies in the Johnson & Johnson family. 

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Politics
8:29 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Board of Elections Certifies Primary Count

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The Kentucky State Board of Elections certified the results yesterday from the recent May 22nd primaries across the Commonwealth.

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Education
2:45 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Launches College Transfer Website

Kentucky’s Council on Post Secondary Education will launch a website this week to help students who are transferring from community and technical colleges to four-year universities.

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Politics
11:18 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Beshear signs HB 559 in Paducah

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Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear attended a ceremony in Paducah yesterday to sign House Bill 559- legislation clarifying the types of nuclear-based technologies that can be developed and used in the Commonwealth. 

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Government
10:30 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Kentucky to Change Execution Method

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Kentucky will change the way it executes prisoners after a judge ordered it to rethink the current injection process that involves three drugs. 

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Politics
2:47 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Rand Paul Influence Helps Secure GOP Primary WIn

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Many political pundits are ready to crown U.S. Senator Rand Paul as a Kentucky kingmaker following the Congressional primary victory of Thomas Massie.

Paul endorsed tea party candidate Massie, who won the Fourth Congressional GOP primary yesterday. The endorsement was Paul’s first in his home state since becoming Kentucky’s junior senator in 2010.

And while Massie’s campaign benefited from a Super PAC that spent more than a half million dollars in the primary race, former GOP consultant Les Fugate says Paul deserves some credit too.

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Election 2012
10:20 am
Wed May 23, 2012

More than 40 Percent of Kentucky Democratic Voters Choose “Uncommitted” Over Obama

Despite having no official challenger in Kentucky’s Democratic primary, President Obama won less than 60 percent of the vote. The rest of the votes went to…no one.

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Retiring Lawmakers
4:14 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Representative Nesler on Retiring, Frankfort, and Jackson Purchase Politics

Nesler with a slow-moving traffic triangle during a bill hearing in February.
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With Kentucky’s latest General Assembly session now in the record books, we’ve been speaking with some of the legislators who’ve decided to make it their last one.  

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Government
3:33 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Kentucky Sues Medical Company for False Marketing

Kentucky is one of 13 states intervening in a 90-million dollar lawsuit against Healthpoint, Ltd. Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control allege that a bedsore ointment called Xenaderm is a “less than effective” drug by FDA standards, for which Medicaid coverage is illegal. 

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Morning Cram
9:58 am
Fri May 18, 2012

the morning cram [the rich friends edition]

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"...the bull has sent you a friend request."

NPR reports Facebook is only moments away from being publicly traded.

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