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The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. She was 12, and a dog.

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The Kentucky attorney general's office says it will seek the permission of the state legislature to form a grand jury to investigate Catholic dioceses statewide.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is referencing hurricanes to describe the "challenging election" that Senate Republicans are facing.

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  Federal officials have announced $643,300 for six projects aimed at opioid prevention, treatment and recovery.

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined counterparts from seven states to sue the Interior Department for rolling back protections for waterfowl, songbirds and other migratory birds.

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Police in Tennessee say a high school student has been charged with carrying a loaded pistol on school grounds.

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A doctor says in a lawsuit challenging Tennessee's three-drug lethal injection protocol that a man executed last month experienced "torturous effects."

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A lawsuit claims that a federal utility's rate changes discourage homeowners and businesses from renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.

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Tennessee's largest health insurer will stop covering OxyContin prescriptions as part of several measures to combat opioid addiction.

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The Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity has waded into Kentucky's elections, announcing endorsements Wednesday for five Republican incumbents facing challenges from public school teachers.