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Report: Services for female veterans fall short

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A new report says the Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who serve in the military. It comes as the number of women in the military is increasing dramatically.

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Aleris to expand plant in Lewisport

Posted: 09/24/2014 - An Ohio company says it will spend $350 million to expand its plant in Hancock County to begin manufacturing aluminum sheet for vehicle bodies.

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Tourism, agriculture seen as key in Appalachia

Posted: 09/23/2014 - A new report says state government needs to spend more money promoting eastern Kentucky as a tourism destination to help the region pull itself out of poverty following the loss of thousands of jobs because of the declining coal industry.

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Man arrested in Frankfort for firing shots into the air

Posted: 09/23/2014 - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office say they responded to a shooting at a mobile home park last night. Deputies say Jason Aldridge, 25, fired several shots into the air during a dispute.

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Beshear asks for Eastern Ky. disaster declaration

Posted: 09/23/2014 - Gov. Steve Beshear has asked for a federal disaster declaration in eastern Kentucky following heavy rains that caused flooding, washed out roads and forced people from their homes.

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UK harvests hemp research plot

Updated: 09/23/2014 - The University of Kentucky has legally harvested its first hemp crop in years. UK planted the hemp seeds back in May.

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