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State fires commissioner of health agency

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Kentucky officials are giving no reason for the dismissal of a commissioner who oversees services for people with mental illness and disabilities.

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Beshear to meet with legislative leaders next week

Posted: 06/07/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is expected to meet next week with House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Senate President Robert Stivers to try to work on a plan to resolve legislative redistricting.

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Senate Republicans introduce education overhaul

Updated: 06/06/2013 - Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under Republican-sponsored legislation.

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AG unit convicts in all child porn cases

Posted: 06/06/2013 - A cybercrimes unit created by Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway five years ago has announced a 100 percent conviction rate in child porn cases that it has been involved in.

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Conway gets plum gig to emcee Democratic dinner

Posted: 06/06/2013 - Attorney General Jack Conway has landed a plum assignment as emcee of the annual Wendell Ford Dinner, a Democratic bash set for Thursday evening in Louisville.

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Obama signs bill to preserve tailwater fishing

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Anglers who caught the attention of federal lawmakers have preserved access to fishing below dams on the Cumberland River in Kentucky and Tennessee.

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Ky weighs suspending judge over death case

Posted: 06/03/2013 - Kentucky judicial officials are moving to suspend a senior judge over allegations of misbehavior during two hearings, including an appeal from a death row inmate.

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Ky. man admits to secretly recording McConnell

Updated: 06/01/2013 - A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year.

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Obama to launch fresh push on student loans

Posted: 05/31/2013 - College students are joining President Barack Obama at the White House today as he calls on Congress to keep federally subsidized student loan rates from doubling on July 1.

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Ky. Democrats to meet next week in Louisville

Posted: 05/31/2013 - Kentucky Democrats, still working on finding a challenger to U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, will meet next Thursday in Louisville at the annual Wendell Ford Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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