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Bevin Blasts Lawmakers For Not Addressing Pensions, Says They Don’t Read Bills

Gov. Matt Bevin on Tuesday criticized lawmakers for not passing a bill to address the state’s ailing pension systems and also accused them of not reading legislation before voting.

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Tennessee Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini has apologized for calling the state racist recently while promoting less conventional candidates.

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Demolition of two complexes run by the troubled Alexander County Housing Authority in southern Illinois will begin next month.

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When asked if he would support more funding for higher education in the next budget, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said the state has “a finite amount of money.”

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  The Murray State University Racers will play their first game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, against a Marquette University squad that has struggled as of late.

 

Couresy of Terry Little

Republican lawmaker Robert Goforth plays up his Kentucky roots in the first TV ad of his campaign challenge against Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin in the spring GOP primary.

Couresy of Terry Little

Republican lawmaker Robert Goforth plays up his Kentucky roots in the first TV ad of his campaign challenge against Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin in the spring GOP primary.

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The Lake Barkley Partnership for Economic Development is hosting their first job fair in Princeton next week.

The U.S. Supreme Court signaled strongly on Wednesday that it is likely to rule for a death row inmate in Mississippi who was prosecuted six times for the same crime by a prosecutor with a history of racial bias in jury selection.

The arguments, more passionate and fact-filled than usual, also had a surprise ending when Justice Clarence Thomas posed a question — the first time in three years.

Updated at 4:16 p.m. ET

The Federal Reserve is signaling that it may be done hiking interest rates this year, amid signs of economic slowing.

Amid signs that special counsel Robert Mueller will soon complete his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, President Trump says that he looks forward to seeing the report and that it should be made public.

Answering questions from reporters on the South Lawn of the White House prior to traveling to Ohio on Wednesday, Trump said of Mueller's report, "Let it come out. Let people see it — that's up to the attorney general."

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Distress Grows For Ohio Valley Farmers As Trade Deals Stall

As the Trump administration’s trade talks continue with China and other countries, farmers are feeling the pain from the president’s year-long trade war. Tariffs on agricultural goods are compounding problems caused by low crop prices and over-production, and small farmers are suffering the most.

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