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A Bowling Green doctor has been charged with conspiracy to distribute and dispense controlled 
substances, health care fraud and money laundering.

Sixty-three year old cardiologist Charles Fred Gott was arrested in Nashville this morning, where he was attending a diesel mechanic’s school, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. District’s Attorney’s Office.

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National retailer Urban Outfitters is halting sales of a line of products that mimic prescription pill bottles and prescription pads following a plea from Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and 23 of his colleagues.

In a recent statement to the media, Urban Outfitters announced it would discontinue its “Prescription Line” of products due to its “misinterpretation.”

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is granting a Daviess County child and substance abuse program $2.5 million. The five-year grant is to support the Sobriety Treatment and Recovery Teams project, better known as START.

Kentucky veterans suffering from substance abuse who are charged with crimes will soon be able to enter a treatment program through a new statewide partnership. The Veterans Treatment Court is starting in Louisville. It’'s a partnership by the statewide drug courts, Morehead State University and the veterans’ administration.