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Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to receive its Medicaid funding in a lump sum under a proposal seeking to drastically overhaul the entitlement program that provides health care services to low-income and disabled residents.

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Reinserting immigration into his reelection campaign, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has embraced an issue Donald Trump rode to the presidency while acknowledging that illegal immigration isn't "a huge issue" for a state that lies far from the nation's borders.

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  The Paducah Police Department on Monday arrested the Paducah-Tilghman High School cheerleading head coach on a charge of tampering with physical evidence.

Police said in a release that David Wade, 43, of Paducah allegedly texted several cheerleaders a video of a male individual masturbating. Police said Wade told dectectives he had accidentally sent the video to the cheerleaders and that they were not the intended message recipients.

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A quilt featuring a block from each county in Kentucky debuted Monday at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah.

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  The news late last week, first reported by the New York Times, that Triple Crown winner Justify tested positive for a banned substance prior to the 2018 Kentucky Derby, got the attention of those in and out of the racing industry.  It came following reports earlier this year of an unusually high number of racing related horse deaths at Santa Anita Park. 

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The Kentucky Democratic Party claims more than 150,000 registered voters were improperly placed on an "inactive list" that could jeopardize their right to vote in November.

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  Former House Speaker Jeff Hoover and two other Republican lawmakers have dropped their lawsuit against a former staffer who accused them of sexual harassment.

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Some of General Motors' 900 hourly workers in Bowling Green are picketing outside the Corvette Assembly Plant after negotiations over a new labor contract hit a stalemate.  They're joining roughly 49,000 of their counterparts in the first nationwide strike since 2007.

GM employees walked off their jobs Sunday night at 11:59 p.m., 24 hours after their four-year contract expired.

 

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In a conference hall in Pikeville, Kentucky, this September, Gov. Matt Bevin led an eager audience in a countdown. When the audience reached “One!,” a map on the screen behind the governor lit up with the promise of a high-tech future.

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Democratic candidates for Governor, Attorney General and Agriculture Commissioner made election pitches at a park in west Kentucky over the weekend.

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