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Kentucky officials say starvation prompted changes

Posted: 09/24/2014 - Kentucky prison officials say multiple changes have been made in the wake of an inmate's starvation and dehydration death at the Kentucky State Penitentiary earlier this year.

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Kentucky man charged with threatening congressman

Posted: 09/24/2014 - A Richmond man has been indicted on charges of threatening U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and officials say he also spoke of wanting to kill former Congressman Ben Chandler.

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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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