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Rhonda J. Miller

Dignitaries from state and local government, and the military, will officially open the new Radcliff Veterans Center on July 21.

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Three communities in far west Kentucky are getting a portion of $3.6 million in grant funding for emergency call center upgrades.

In the age of the Internet, does simply livestreaming a government meeting make it "open to the public"?

That question is at the heart of a slew of lawsuits filed by rights groups who claim that President Trump's voter fraud commission — known officially as the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity but colloquially as the Pence-Kobach Commission — has failed to open its proceedings to the public.

Kentucky State Police Post 1 is investigating a single vehicle collision that claimed the life of a Ballard County resident.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is conducting an exercise at the Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah on Wednesday to train for accidental ammonia leaks should any occur.

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Today Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration will hold the second of two opportunities for the public to weigh in on the governor’s new proposal to change the state’s Medicaid system. The changes would trim almost 100,000 people from the state’s Medicaid rolls.

John Thompson was appointed by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Census Bureau in 2013 and had worked there for 27 years before running it. So the announcement in May that he was resigning — smack in the middle of a one-year term extension — came as a surprise to many, including census watchers.

Courtesy of Dr. Randy Moore

The famed "Scopes monkey trial" pitted two celebrity lawyers against one another, but only one was memorialized outside the Tennessee courthouse where the case unfolded - until now. 

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The Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center in Murray now has funding for video equipment to conduct forensic interviews with children who may have been sexually abused. 

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The percentage of people living in poverty in far west Kentucky remains above the state average. And for the past 15 years, Angels Attic Thrift Shop in Murray and the organizations it supports work to bring relief and services to those in need.

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