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Senators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemic

Posted: 05/06/2015 - Troubled by delays in handling of veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.

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Public meeting planned over pipeline proposal

Posted: 05/06/2015 - A public meeting is planned in Danville to discuss the status of a proposal to repurpose a natural gas pipeline that runs through 18 counties in Kentucky.

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GED testing age to raise to 18 this July

Updated: 05/05/2015 - As for minors currently working toward their GED, if they do not finish their testing by July first, it could take some time to complete it.

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KSP post nine to host fishing tournament

Updated: 05/05/2015 - Kentucky State Police at post nine will host their annual fishing tournament, this Saturday, at Fish Trap, in Pike County.

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How to register for disaster aid

Updated: 05/05/2015 - Portions of Kentucky were labeled a disaster area by President Obama following April storms.

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Ky. hemp production rising in second year of crop's comeback

Posted: 05/05/2015 - Kentucky agriculture officials say the state's hemp production will surpass 1,700 acres this year as the crop's comeback starts to attract investment from processors looking to turn the once-banned crop into products.

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Law enforcement stance on pot starts to shift in Louisiana

Posted: 05/05/2015 - The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association supports a bill to make medical marijuana available for cancer, glaucoma and a severe form of cerebral palsy. Smoking it would remain illegal. The Senate passed the measure Monday. It heads to the House.

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Huckabee launches presidential bid

Posted: 05/05/2015 - He's reaching out to working-class cultural conservatives, as he promotes his conservative views on social issues such as abortion and gay marriage.

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