Kentucky

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Gov. Matt Bevin has appealed the ruling that struck down changes to the state’s pension systems. The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear the case on Sept 20.

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Kentucky's interim education commissioner said he's offered the state's largest school district a settlement to avoid a takeover but has yet to receive a response.

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A Kentucky congressman with deep roots in agriculture will serve on the conference committee assigned to negotiate a final version of the next federal farm bill.

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A new commission created by Gov. Matt Bevin will look at creating economic opportunities for Kentuckians.

Bevin's office says the Economic Opportunity Commission will consist of 12 voting members appointed by the governor. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton will serve in an ex officio capacity.

Hampton says she hopes the commission eliminates economic barriers.

The commission will conduct studies and compile data about barriers faced by Kentuckians due to race, sex, ethnicity or socio-economics status.

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The Office of the Kentucky Attorney General is warning residents to avoid falling victim to a scam involving their Social Security numbers.

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Kentucky’s Secretary for Economic Development Terry Gill was in Murray this week to look at how the cabinet can better highlight Murray State’s graduates. He spoke with WKMS about Kentucky’s workforce, right-to-work, federal tariffs and trade.

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Owensboro is now a part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. O.Z. Tyler has become the 11th distillery to join the prestigious organization.

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A federal judge has thrown out a legal settlement that would regulate how Kentucky uses religious-based foster homes for children.

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A new study ranks Kentucky sixth in the U.S. for food insecurity among seniors.

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  Fewer Kentucky children are dying at the hands of an abuser, but the number of cases of child abuse is drastically rising.

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