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Stivers proposal would reduce legislative sessions

Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Manchester Republican said Wednesday his proposal would save the state about $7 million each year and encourage more people to run for the General Assembly. He says the current schedule discourages many people from serving because they can't take that much time away from work.

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KSP Sgt. delivering gifts from first responders to Rhode Island boy fighting leukemia

Updated: 03/05/2014 - First responders from across the country are helping a birthday wish, by a Rhode Island boy with cancer, come true. Last month 6-year-old, Tyler Seddon, asked for cards from first responders. Men and women in uniform in Eastern kentucky got involved... and one Kentucky State Police Trooper is making a special delivery.

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Perry County School District faces lawsuit

Posted: 03/05/2014 - The Perry County School District, Superintendent Jonathan Jett and three other district employees are named in a lawsuit claiming a student repeatedly sexually abused another at Chavies Elementary School and school officials failed to stop it.

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Big fine in coal-tainted water deal

Updated: 03/05/2014 - One of the nation's largest coal producers will pay a $27.5 million fine and is set to spend $200 million to reduce illegal toxic discharges into waterways across five Appalachian states.

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Kentucky same-sex marriage ruling could spell change

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Attorney General Jack Conway's decision, announced Tuesday morning, means same-sex couples will be allowed to pursue name changes, file joint tax returns with the state, and seek to have names added to birth certificates

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Contractor bill clears Kentucky Senate

Posted: 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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