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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Deaths of man, woman appear to be murder-suicide, a Jackson County coroner says

A man and a woman were found dead Friday inside a Jackson County mobile home, said Deputy Coroner Lonnie Hacker.


Related Topix: McKee, KY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Sentinel-Echo

International Relations: Swiss police officer compares police policies

A bi-annual visit to Kentucky became a working vacation for a Switzerland police officer, who learned about the operations of the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Laurel County, KY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June3:40 pm | 0

Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Simpson County, KY, Magoffin County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Letcher County, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Democrat

Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky3:53 pm | 0

In this sixth year of the Obama Economy, unemployment and underemployment remain high in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Eastern, KY, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Kentucky medically-minded farm grows 'hemp for hope'

JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. Down a windy road in Jackson County, Kentucky, 150 miles east of Louisville, grows what some parents call, "hope."


Related Topix: Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Drugs, Marijuana, Agriculture, Science