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16 charged in Johnson County drug roundup

Updated: 06/20/2013 - The Johnson County Sheriff's Office teamed up early Thursday morning for what they are calling Operation Summer Surprise, going after 16 people they say were selling prescription pills.

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House votes against dairy overhaul

Posted: 06/20/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has voted down an overhaul of dairy policy in a massive farm bill that Republicans say would raise the price of a gallon of milk.

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US Education chief pushes for pre-K learning at Ky. visit

Posted: 06/20/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited an early childhood education center in Kentucky to promote President Barack Obama's $75 billion proposal to expand access for pre-kindergarten learning.

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Christian group apologizes to gay community

Posted: 06/20/2013 - The president of a leading Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer has apologized to the gay community and says the group is shutting down.

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Sullivan offers scholarships to aspiring chefs

Posted: 06/20/2013 - Sullivan University is offering $70,000 worth of scholarships to aspiring chefs as part of a program sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

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Zip lines open at northern Kentucky museum

Posted: 06/20/2013 - Officials of the museum in Petersburg told The Kentucky Enquirer the aim of the course, which opened Thursday, is to attract a wider audience that could increase museum attendance.

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Urban Outfitters pulls pill-bottle shot glasses

Posted: 06/20/2013 - The state's top leaders, including Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, had joined in a push to get the retailer to pull the items, saying they could encourage teens to misuse prescription meds.

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Groundbreaking for Chavies treatment facility

Posted: 06/20/2013 - A groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of a new wastewater treatment plant. Officials say the Chavies Wastewater Treatment Plant will give access to communities in desperate need of clean water.

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AMA declares obesity a disease

Posted: 06/19/2013 - Time to call obesity a disease. That was the message coming from the American Medical Association on Tuesday, after members voted and passed an initiative labeling obesity a disease. One nurse practitioner says the announcement could change the lives of millions of Americans.

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