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Obama appeals to allies to stick with health law

Posted: 10/23/2013 - Now that the government shutdown is over, there's increased focus on the website's rollout and more pressure on Democrats to distance themselves from its problems.

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Advocates hopeful about restoring voting rights

Posted: 10/23/2013 - Kentucky, Florida and Iowa are the only states that require felons to apply for restoration of rights in order to vote even after they've completed their sentences.

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Secretary Hancock elected president of national organization

Updated: 10/23/2013 - Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock was elected to the top post on Monday by the board of directors of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials during the group's annual meeting in Denver.

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Local Pastors find ways to attract young people to church

Posted: 10/22/2013 - The 21st century brings some new challenges to the church, one is getting young people in the pews. A 2013 Pew Research Center study shows that one third of Americans under 30 are religiously unaffiliated.

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Missouri switches to new execution drug

Posted: 10/22/2013 - The Missouri Department of Corrections is switching to a new lethal injection drug, less than two weeks after Gov. Jay Nixon halted executions until a replacement for propofol was found.

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US warns of plot abduct journalists in Syria

Posted: 10/22/2013 - The State Department says it has learned of a plot to abduct Western journalists covering Syria's civil war and is warning those who travel there to take precautions.

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Ky schools turning to property taxes for funds

Posted: 10/22/2013 - School districts across Kentucky have maxed-out local property taxes in an effort to make up for cuts in state and federal funding in recent years. The result is an inequality among the state's 173 districts that has turned school boards into political exiles.

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US employers add 148,000 jobs

Updated: 10/23/2013 - The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent, from 7.3 percent in August and a five-year low.

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