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  1. Another looming crisis: Social Security Disability InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    In May, over a thousand West Virginians and Kentuckians went to their mailbox and found letters telling them their disability checks would soon be cut off. Why? Because a government watchdog group had reason to believe that yet another lawyer and/or doctor was involved in Social Security fraud.

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  2. Medal of Honor recipient part of Traveling Wall ceremonyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    By Lisa Aug Frankfort, KY - The opening ceremony for the Traveling Vietnam Wall on Friday, July 10, will also recognize one of Kentucky's Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War. Don Jenkins, of Morgantown, will be recognized at the ceremony at 10 amET Friday, July 10, while the American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall is on display at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

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  3. First Oil And Gas Development Public Comment Meeting Scheduled For MadisonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The first of three public meetings to allow interested parties to submit comments concerning oil and gas development in the Commonwealth will be held Tuesday July 7 in Madisonville, Ky. Where: Madisonville Community College's North Campus at 2000 College Drive, Madisonville.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Earlier in the day, Paul made a s... . In this June 30, 2015, photo organizers for a cannabis industry convention carry a large sign into a meeting room where Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., met with convention goers behind closed doors in... A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man's refusal to cooperate with... A 7-year-old boy has become the latest reminder of Chicago's ongoing struggle to combat gun violence and the gangs that police say are responsible for so much of it.

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  5. Search resumes for 3 missing after boat capsized in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    Authorities stand on a Louisville Metro Police Department boat, Sunday, July 5, 2015, on the Ohio River in Louisville, Ky. A fire chief says crews have resumed searching in Kentucky for three people missing after their pontoon boat hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River.

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  6. County clerks rebel against same-sex marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS News

    JUNE 26: People celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling in favor of same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.

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  7. Study Exposes Historical Barricades to Health in Tobacco-Growing StatesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newswise

    The major tobacco-growing states lag behind the rest of the nation in adopting measures effective in reducing tobacco use. Consequently, these five states - Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Tennessee - are disproportionately affected by tobacco related disease, the leading cause of preventable death.

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  8. Drink of the Month: Kentucky Sweet Tea CocktailRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Southsider Magazine

    To many Kentuckians, summertime equals front porch, sweet tea-sippin' time. In days gone by, sipping tea on the front porch was a common way to finish the day.

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  9. The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Earlier in the day, Paul made a s... . In this June 30, 2015, photo organizers for a cannabis industry convention carry a large sign into a meeting room where Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., met with convention goers behind closed doors in... High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others.

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  10. Retired Marine officer to speak at ceremony for Vietnam wallRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A retired Marine officer will be among the speakers at a ceremony for the Traveling Vietnam Wall at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The state Department of Veterans Affairs says retired Maj.

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  11. Judge holds fate of the historic Bavarian Brewery in CovingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | State Journal

    Attorneys with the city of Covington and the property's owner, casino and hotel operator Columbia Sussex, on Wednesday argued in Kenton County Circuit Court whether the 100-year-old brewery building should be torn down. Over the next few weeks, Judge Gregory Bartlett will decide whether the city was right to block Columbia Sussex's request to demolish the historic building.

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  12. First Northern Kentucky Night at Great American Ball Park is coming Aug. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

    NKY Reds fans: This night at the Ball Park is for you NKY Reds fans will get their first Northern Kentucky Night at Great American Ball Park. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1M79mAm Not St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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  13. Interstate 64 repairs, resurfacing start MondayRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A stretch of Interstate 64 in Franklin and Shelby counties may see some lane closures starting Monday as resurfacing work and bridge deck repairs begin.

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  14. Overtime rules will come with a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    I asked reporters who contacted me for comment regarding President Barack Obama's proposal to more than double the salary threshold for those getting overtime pay - from $455 to $970 - whether they also planned on including in their stories the number of people who could suffer financial harm by such a move.

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  15. Help speed Alzheimer's research with purchase of specialty plateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Dozens of specialty license plates are available in Kentucky, and many of them raise both awareness and money for causes close to our hearts.

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  16. Income report causes concernRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Inflation-adjusted income for Kentuckians fell from $38,129 in 2012 to $37,916 in 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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  17. Names of two killed in boating accident releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    The coroner's office has released the names of two people who drowned in the Ohio River after a boat capsized near construction on the new downtown crossing bridge. Deputy Coroner Jim Wesley said the cause of death for both 52-year-old Donald Swinney and 14-year-old Mark Swinney Jr. was drowning.

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  18. Christie: I Would Have Won Gay Marriage, Obamacare Cases With 'Christie-type Justices'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Max

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that unlike his GOP presidential competitors, he actually has appointed Supreme Court justices and has proof of how they rule. In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Christie noted that he struck a deal with the Democrat-led state Legislature to re-appoint the Democrat chief justice in exchange for him being allowed to appoint three conservative Republicans.

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  19. Inmate shot after escape moved from NY hospital to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Kentucky authorities say two people have been killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River. Kentucky authorities say three people were killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River.

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  20. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    The Humane Society of the United States says Kentucky's bear population is still too small to allow for an expansion in hunting quotas. But state wildlife officials say the number of bears in Kentucky has grown and the population can withstand increased hunting.

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