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Obama admin. posts low health care signups

Posted: 11/13/2013 - The administration says fewer than 27,000 people managed to enroll for health insurance last month in the 36 states relying on the problem-filled federal website for President Barack Obama's overhaul.

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State to spend $115,000 in sexual harassment case

Posted: 11/12/2013 - The Legislative Research Commission has a $115,000 contract with a Lexington law firm to offer legal guidance in a sexual harassment investigation and to help defend the state in a pending lawsuit.

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FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The FDA is announcing Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a Democratic state senator from Atlanta, tells The Associated Press he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.

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Beshear, Conway urge Kentuckians to avoid scams

Posted: 10/29/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway are warning consumers to beware of scam artists who might try to dupe them into divulging personal information on websites that mimic those where people can sign up for insurance policies.

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Obama urges Congress to spend more on education

Posted: 10/25/2013 - With budget talks set to resume next week, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to hammer out a spending deal that puts more money into education.

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McConnell urges TVA to keep coal-fired plant

Updated: 10/25/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has met with Tennessee Valley Authority President William Johnson to seek continued operation of the Paradise Fossil Plant, a coal-fired generator in Drakesboro.

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Beshear laments effects of government shutdown

Updated: 10/16/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is pressing Kentucky's federal delegation to resolve the government shutdown, saying it's having negative effects on Kentucky families.

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McConnell adds nearly $2.3M to campaign account

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has banked nearly $2.3 million since July, pushing his overall fundraising total to $17.7 million for the election cycle.

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McConnell runs radio ad blaming Dems for shutdown

Updated: 10/11/2013 - Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is running a new radio ad in his home state blaming Democrats for the government shutdown and pledging to donate his pay to charity until the dispute is resolved.

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General Fund receipts rise 4 percent in September

Posted: 10/10/2013 - An increase in tax collections in September has provided a needed boost to the state's General Fund, which had been struggling with flat revenues in recent months.

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McConnell runs radio ad blaming Dems for shutdown

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell is running a new radio ad in his home state blaming Democrats for the government shutdown and pledging to donate his pay to charity until the dispute is resolved.

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