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A plastic manufacturing plant in Webster County will invest $600,000 for renovations and create 17 full-time jobs.

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Faced with a fast-growing incarceration rate, Kentucky is moving forward with a plan to keep some pregnant women out of jail for nonviolent offenses.

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said he is ‘truly sorry’ for any hurt caused by the discourse over the pension issue. 

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the measures taken to help Louisville's poor are not working.

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A Kentucky bill requiring pawnbrokers to report loans and purchases to an Internet database passed the Senate on Friday.

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A school safety expert told state lawmakers Thursday there’s “no way” arming teachers would make schools safer in the wake of the mass shooting at Marshall County High School.

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  Gov. Matt Bevin says current gun and murder laws didn’t discourage recent school shootings, so people shouldn’t look to gun restrictions to prevent future mass shootings.

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Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers this weekend announced plans for a $3.4 million water project in eastern Kentucky.  In all, more than $4.5 million will go to address long standing problems in one Appalachian community.

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Kentucky could become the only state in the country without access to a poison control center.

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Under a new Republican proposal to overhaul Kentucky’s pension systems, most state workers hired since 2014 would no longer get a guaranteed return on their retirement investments in the event of a poorly-performing stock market.

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