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  1. Kentucky disability lawyer admits to role in $550 million schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Reuters

    A Kentucky lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to charges stemming from what prosecutors said was his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain $550 million in federal disability payments for thousands of people. Eric Conn, 56, pleaded guilty in federal court in Lexington, Kentucky to one count of theft of government money and one count of payment of gratuities, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

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  2. Dems warn Trump that Obamacare repeal 'isn't a game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Reuters

    Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear gave the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's address to Congress, telling the commander in chief that repealing Obamacare ''isn't a game.' ' Rough Cut .

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  3. More than two dozen horses die in Kentucky barn fire: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Reuters

    A fire tore through a barn at a thoroughbred training center near Lexington, Kentucky, killing more than two dozen horses, local media reported on Monday. The blaze broke out early Sunday morning inside a yearling horse barn at the Mercury Equine Center, according to local CBS television affiliate WKYT.

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  4. North Carolina governor-elect says deal could repeal transgender bathroom lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Reuters

    North Carolina's governor-elect said on Monday that a deal was in the works to repeal a law limiting bathroom access for transgender people after the legislation led to economic boycotts and criticism from rights groups. Incoming governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, said Republican leaders of the state legislature planned to call a special session on Tuesday to repeal the law, known as HB 2. Under the law enacted in March, North Carolina is the only U.S. state to require that transgender people use bathrooms in publicly owned buildings that correspond with the sex listed on their birth certificates.

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  5. Editor's choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Reuters

    A rat's head rests as it is constricted in an opening in the bottom of a garbage can in the Brooklyn borough of New York. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson A rat's head rests as it is constricted in an opening in the bottom of a garbage can in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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  6. Three charged after shooting death of Tyson Gay's daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Reuters

    Police in Lexington say three people are charged following the shooting death of Trinity Gay, the teenage daughter of Kentucky-born Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  7. BRIEF-Renesas Electronics is collaborating with Taiwan Semiconductor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Reuters

    LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept 1 The U.S. labor market is at full strength and the Federal Reserve needs to be on a path of gradual interest rate increases, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Thursday.

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  8. Takeda joins effort to develop Zika vaccine with U.S. fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Reuters

    Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co on Thursday said it is developing a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects, and has secured funding for the effort from a U.S. government agency. Takeda, which is also working on vaccines for other mosquito-borne viruses such as dengue, said it would initially receive nearly $20 million to fund pre-clinical research and manufacturing in preparation for early human trials.

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  9. Italy has had no word from Germany over Fiat emissions - Italy govt sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Reuters

    Italy has received no communication from the German transport ministry over emissions tests used by carmaker Fiat Chrysler, a source at Italy's infrastructure ministry said on Thursday. Germany's transport ministry has asked the European Commission to investigate exhaust emissions of Fiat Chrysler vehicles for potential illegal manipulation devices, German government documents showed.

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  10. Low rates can't resolve long-term labor problem: Fed's MesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Reuters

    Keeping interest rates low in the United States will likely do little to resolve deep-set problems in the country's labor market, Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Thursday. Mester, a voting member on the Fed's policy-setting committee, did not comment on when the Fed will next raise interest rates.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Fed's Mester says case for rate increases is compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Reuters

    The U.S. labor market is at full strength and the Federal Reserve needs to be on a path of gradual interest rate increases, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said on Thursday. "It seems like a gradual increase from a very low interest rate that we are at now is pretty compelling to me," Mester told reporters in Lexington, Kentucky, without saying whether she would support an increase at the Fed's policy meeting later this month.

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  12. UPDATE 2-Steakhouse chain Logan's Roadhouse files bankruptcyRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | Reuters

    Logan's Roadhouse Inc, a steakhouse chain with about 260 restaurants, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday after struggling with falling sales, rising labor and food costs and competition from casual dining rivals. The Chapter 11 reorganization is expected to reduce debt by more than $300 million, and give bondholders including a Blackstone Group LP affiliate equity in the company, according to filings with the U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware.

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  13. Man who hid on Appalachian Trail to be sentenced for fraud in OhioRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Reuters

    A former bottling company accountant who hid for six years in plain sight as a hiker on the Appalachian Trail is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday for wire fraud as part of an $8.7 million embezzling scheme. James Hammes, 53, who pleaded guilty last October, fled in February 2009 after Federal Bureau of Investigation agents interviewed him about the fraud.

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