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 State lawmakers have proposed changing Kentucky’s new 5-star school rating system.

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  More than 300 faith leaders have called on Kentucky legislators to stop advancing a bill that would ban agencies, cities and public employees from adopting so-called “sanctuary” immigration policies.

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  Kentucky health officials have monitored more than 100 people for signs and symptoms of COVID-19, but have not yet encountered any sign of the virus.

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The Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing! Membership development specialist of Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana, Kris Adams, troop leader Jenni Todd, and girl scout Susie Todd visit Sounds Good to discuss the long-lasting benefits of the organization and how to snag that last box of Samoas.

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Paducah, Kentucky's Maiden Alley Cinema will feature B. Danielle Watkins's short film, Parallel the Documentary, as part of its Evening of Diversity series. Watkins speaks with Tracy Ross about the film and its origins at the first Cinema Systers Film Festival in 2016.

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  Caldwell County officials say a $200 million solar farm could be coming into the county by 2023, potentially generating more than 200 megawatts of electricity.

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Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White issued a call to action Thursday morning in response to a major funding sweep he said is part of Governor Andy Beshear’s proposed budget. 

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 A legislative committee has passed a bill that would make it a crime to share personal information about minors if the intent is to intimidate, harass or frighten them. The measure comes in reaction to last year’s controversial video of Covington Catholic High School students encountering a Native American protester.

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Former Republican Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton visited Murray State University Tuesday to discuss her experience in the Bevin administration, while also giving thoughts on the former governor's controversial pardons.

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bill filed by Kentucky Senate president Robert Stivers (R-Manchester) would take away the power of the governor to reorganize the state board of education. The bill would likely prevent future wholesale ousters of board members, like the one carried out by Gov. Andy Beshear.

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