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House GOP drops food stamps from massive farm bill

Posted: 07/10/2013 - GOP leadership released a smaller version of the five-year bill late Wednesday, dropping a controversial section of the legislation that would have made small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.

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Ex-Army inspector accused of stealing troops' IDs

Posted: 07/10/2013 - Acting U.S. Attorney David Rivera in Nashville says 42-year-old James Robert Jones of Woodlawn, Tenn., was indicted Wednesday on charges of aggravated identity theft, bank fraud and making a false statement to a financial institution.

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General Fund Revenue up 3rd straight year in KY

Updated: 07/10/2013 - Budget Director Jane Driskell said Wednesday that collections were up 2.8 percent to well over $9.3 billion for the 12-month period that ended June 30th.

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General Fund revenue up 3rd straight year in Ky.

Posted: 07/10/2013 - Kentucky has ended the third consecutive fiscal year with General Fund revenue growth - continued good news for a state that had seen tax collections plummet during the economic recession.

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W.Va., Ky. Republicans sponsor Patriot legislation

Posted: 07/10/2013 - The United Mine Workers of America is thanking three Republicans for sponsoring federal legislation to secure health care benefits for workers and retirees hurt by Patriot Coal's bankruptcy.

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Senate to try again on student loan vote

Posted: 07/10/2013 - A procedural vote is scheduled for Wednesday on a Senate measure that would return rates on subsidized Stafford loans to 3.4 percent for one year.

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Obama fundraiser tapped as ambassador to Britain

Posted: 07/09/2013 - President Barack Obama has picked a Louisville business executive who was the finance chairman for his 2012 re-election campaign to be the U.S. ambassador to Britain.

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