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Fort Campbell outlines impact of furloughs, cuts

Posted: 02/28/2013 - With military budget cuts set to take effect Friday, Fort Campbell's leaders are preparing to give more details on furloughs facing thousands of civilian employees and local impact of those cuts on soldiers and their families.

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Senate passes bill inspired by fallen officer

Updated: 02/27/2013 - Kentucky senators voted unanimously to pass Senate Bill 15, the Bryan Durman Act on Wednesday. Durman's widow, Brandy, was there to see the bill's passage.

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Budget may cut military from Louisville air show

Updated: 02/27/2013 - Federal spending cuts that are set to take effect Friday may mean no military jets will participate in the air show during this year's Thunder Over Louisville.

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Lawmaker wants to scale back hemp bill

Posted: 02/26/2013 - A Kentucky House committee chairman is planning to scale back an industrial hemp bill to allow the University of Kentucky to seek permission to study the crop currently banned by the federal government.

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Statewide smoking ban not likely to make it out of house

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Legislation that would institute a statewide smoking ban in restaurants and other public places has been sent to the House Judiciary Committee for further review, making it unlikely it can pass in this legislative session.

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Proposal would give Gov. Beshear extra year in office

Updated: 02/26/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear would get an extra year in office and Kentucky's statewide elections would be aligned with national elections under an amendment that has passed the senate.

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Tax on lottery sales no longer being considered

Posted: 02/26/2013 - Lawmakers won't pursue a 6 percent tax on lottery tickets as a source of revenue to shore up Kentucky's financially troubled pension system for government retirees.

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Gay marriage supporters look to next session

Updated: 01/04/2013 - A Senate committee voted in favor of a measure to allow gay marriage Thursday. But Senate Democrats delayed a floor vote because three supporters needed for passage were absent.

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Barr to take oath of office Thursday in DC

Posted: 01/03/2013 - Barr, a Lexington attorney, won election in November over Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in a bitter race to represent the 6th Congressional District.

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Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The tax package negotiated by President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans and passed by Congress will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase.

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White House meeting a last stab at a fiscal deal

Updated: 12/28/2012 - A Friday afternoon meeting among congressional leaders and the president stands as a make-or-break moment for negotiations to avoid across-the-board first-of-the-year tax increases and deep spending cuts.

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