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Panel OKs allowing public-private partnerships

Posted: 03/06/2014 - A bill that would allow public-private partnerships for projects has drawn objections from a Kentucky lawmaker who says it would be used to charge tolls to finance a new Ohio River bridge between Cincinnati and Covington.

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ARC awards grant to Ky. Promise Zone

Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded funding to launch the Promise Zone program in eight counties in southeastern Kentucky.

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Contractor bill clears Kentucky Senate

Updated: 03/05/2014 - A bill that would allow a greater number of employees to be legally classified as independent contractors has passed the Kentucky Senate.

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Kentucky seeks delay in recognizing same-sex marriage

Updated: 02/27/2014 - Kentucky's attorney general has asked a federal judge to delay by 90 days an order requiring the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states and countries.

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Meeting set for update of Statewide Rail Plan

Posted: 02/24/2014 - A public meeting is being held Tuesday in Ashland for a planned update to the Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan, a policy document that details freight and rail passenger operations and trends in the state.

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Kentucky court overturns seizure of gambling sites

Posted: 02/21/2014 - The Kentucky Court of Appeals has overturned a decision allowing the state to seize 132 gambling domain names and ruled that a trade association may represent the owners of the sites trying to fend off the state.

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Ky. high court rejects appeal in oil royalties case

Updated: 02/20/2014 - A decision overturning a $24.7 million jury verdict against Texas-based Atmos Energy will stand after the Kentucky Supreme Court opted not to hear an appeal by landowners who claimed they didn't get their rightful royalties from an oil and gas project.

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House panel hears eminent domain bill

Posted: 02/19/2014 - A Kentucky bill that would protect landowners from having their land seized for a pipeline to pump natural gas liquids has received its first committee hearing.

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US soldier pleads guilty to taking bribes

Posted: 02/19/2014 - A U.S. soldier based at Fort Knox has pleaded guilty to taking $57,000 from an Afghan trucking company as part of a scheme to divert loaded fuel trucks from an American military outpost.

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