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Drivers in Indiana and Kentucky could be blocked from renewing their vehicle registrations over unpaid Ohio River bridge tolls.

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Kentucky officials say a new report shows a massive increase in the number of Kentucky adults and children receiving disability benefits.

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A registered nurse who died protecting his wife during the Las Vegas shooting massacre is being remembered in Tennessee. 

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  Baptist Health Paducah is warning against false solicitation calls.

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  Kentucky has some of the worst health outcomes in the nation, and that’s especially true around Appalachia. A report from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in August found the rate that infants die shortly after birth is higher there – even compared with Lexington and Louisville.

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Update: Authorities have suspended the search for the second of two men after a body was found on a beach near Gulf Shores. Officials haven't yet identified the remains, but had been searching for Bradley Murphy of Mobile.

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An advocate of mental health awareness and treatment says diseases of the mind are often incremental in nature. A number of activities today focus on mental health awareness.

Do mass shootings, like the tragic event in Las Vegas on the evening of Oct. 1, change people's minds about gun control?

From a policy perspective, we can ask whether changes in gun regulations would likely affect the occurrence of mass shootings and other forms of gun violence. (We certainly should be asking these questions.)

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Officials with Kentucky's Tobacco Quit Line are launching a new advertising campaign that encourages people to stop using tobacco products.

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The Children’s Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass is extending its interviews of children suspected of being abused into southern Madison County. Services in the agency's Berea satellite location are expected to begin early next year.

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