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Politics
10:15 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Aereo's TV Streaming Service Is Illegal, Supreme Court Says

Aereo.com, a Web service that provides television shows online, is shown on an iPhone on April 22. The company lost a Supreme Court case Wednesday, as the justices ruled it violates copyright law.
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Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 11:18 am

Aereo, the company that lets subscribers watch TV stations' video that it routes onto the Internet, violates U.S. copyright law, the Supreme Court has ruled. The court's 6-3 decision reverses a lower court ruling on what has been a hotly contested issue.

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Society
11:44 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Kentucky Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction of Teenager

The conviction and 50-year prison sentence of a Kentucky teenager has been overturned after the Kentucky Supreme Court concluded his confession was coerced. The high court today ordered a new trial for 19-year-old Garrett Thomas Dye. A jury convicted Dye in 2011 of beating his adopted sister to death.

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Government
2:47 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Court Gives IL More Time for Concealed Carry Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has given Illinois' attorney general more time to decide whether to appeal their ruling that the state's ban on the public possession of firearms is unconstitutional.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan now has until June 24 to ask the high court to hear the case.

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Government
7:38 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Another Blow for IL Anti-Eavesdropping Law

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The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to an Illinois anti-eavesdropping law. The high court let stand a lower-court ruling Monday that said the law violates free-speech rights when used against people who tape police in public. Violators of the law face a maximum 15-year prison term.

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Healthcare
11:19 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act: State Leaders React

US Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul of Kentucky were quick to respond to the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health care overhaul. Speaking on the Senate floor this morning,  republican minority leader McConnell  said Congress must act to repeal what called this misguided law.

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Government
3:58 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Medical Professionals Anticipate Supreme Court Decision

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Ahead of tomorrow's Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act medical professionals across the Commonwealth are waiting to see if components of the law will be upheld and or struck down by the High Court.

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Healthcare
11:38 am
Wed June 27, 2012

AMA Will Continue to Lobby for Poor and Uninsured No Matter SCOTUS Decision

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Whatever decision the U.S. Supreme Court hands down on Thursday regarding the Affordable Care Act, the American Medical Association says it will continue to lobby lawmakers on behalf of the poor and uninsured.

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Government
4:15 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Kentucky Super PACs Free to Grow After Supreme Court Ruling

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The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overrule a Montana campaign finance law is likely to boost the rise of super PACs in Kentucky.

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Health and Welfare
9:09 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Preps for Healthcare Overhaul

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A US Supreme Court ruling is expected by the end of the month on the constitutionality of the federal health care overhaul.  

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