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The wife of Vice President Mike Pence will visit Fort Campbell to highlight new efforts to create employment solutions for military spouses.

A statement from the Office of the Second Lady says Karen Pence will be joined by the Secretary of Defense’s wife, Leah Esper, in Friday's visit to the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Pence will speak to military spouses, meet with military leadership and visit the Intrepid Spirit Center at Fort Campbell's art therapy program.

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Gov. Andy Beshear has joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to push for a cap on out-of-pocket costs for many Kentuckians relying on insulin. 

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  Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne said a bill to legalize medical marijuana for some medical conditions could come up for a House vote as soon as next week.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $9 million on high-speed broadband internet projects in 10 rural Tennessee counties.

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The Kentucky House has approved a bill to loan the University of Louisville $35 million to support its acquisition of a health care system which includes a hospital. 

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A proposal to include feminine hygiene products during Tennessee's annual sales-tax holiday is facing resistance from lawmakers concerned about the lack of a limit on such purchases.

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A Kentucky official says the state will ramp up its Real ID program.

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A preliminary count shows highway traffic fatalities in Kentucky increased by 10 last year.

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Authorities say a former deputy jailer in western Kentucky has been sentenced to 4 years in prison for using a stun gun to punish a suicidal inmate for cursing.

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In a state where betting on the Kentucky Derby is seen as a rite of passage, efforts to legalize wagering on other sports have barely gotten out of the starting gate. 

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