Strong storms with very heavy rains are firing up this evening. Many of those will move over areas that have picked up significant rains this week. We are tracking the latest on Defender.
FRANKFORT, KY. (AP) - The Kentucky General Assembly begins its 2009 session on Tuesday, charged with addressing the state's $456 million budget shortfall. Gov. Steve Beshear has proposed to lawmakers raising the state's cigarette tax by 70 cents to $1 and doubling the tax on other tobacco products.