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Public Service Commission officials hear public comment on Kentucky Power rate increase

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Officials with the Kentucky Public Service Commission held the first of a series of public meetings Tuesday night in Hazard. The meetings are to receive comments on a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Kentucky Power, which would translate to an average increase of 22 dollars per month for residential customers.

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Kentucky lawmakers OK bill to protect children

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Kentucky lawmakers have given final passage to a bill aimed at strengthening efforts to protect children from Internet predators and human traffickers.

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After 3 years of trying, Ky. passes bill fighting heroin

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Taxpayers will spend money to keep heroin dealers in prison longer and to give addicts a steady supply of clean needles under a bill that has passed the state legislature designed to curb Kentucky's alarming increase of overdose deaths.

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Ky. lawmakers pass ignition interlock bill

Posted: 03/25/2015 - Kentucky lawmakers have given final passage to a bill aimed at curtailing drunken driving through use of ignition interlock devices that test the sobriety of drivers.

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Heroin reversal kits set to go to UK Healthcare

Updated: 03/24/2015 - The kits will include two doses of Narcan, also known as Naloxone. Narcan is a drug that immediately reverses the effect of an overdose by physiologically blocking the effects of opiates.

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Cruz website domains held hostage

Updated: 03/24/2015 - In the wake of Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's announcement that he's kicking off a presidential election campaign, several domains appear to have been purchased to invite controversy or embarrassment for 2016 presidential candidate.

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W.Va. governor vetoes bond sale for state park projects

Posted: 03/24/2015 - The Legislature had approved a $52 million bond sale in 2012 to pay for improvements at Beech Fork State Park in Wayne County and Cacapon State Park in Morgan County. But the bonds were never issued due to declining state lottery revenue, which would be used to pay for them.

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