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Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration says it has stopped a harmful and possibly unlawful practice of garnishing the wages of thousands of low-income Kentuckians with tardy medical bills from University of Kentucky HealthCare. Jill Midkiff, spokeswoman for the Finance and Administration Cabin…

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Rep. James Comer was among several legislators on board a train during a collision Tuesday, Jan. 31, en route to a two-day Republican retreat in West Virginia. No congressmen or staffers were seriously injured in the crash, but a passenger in the truck was killed.

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Owensboro resident Steve Wahler, who spent 23 years working at the Messenger-Inquirer newspaper, including 18 years as the newspaper's IT manager, drowned Monday in the Gulf of Mexico near Gulf Shores, Alabama, while trying to save a child in rough surf left over from Hurricane Nate.

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A bill that would create misdemeanor penalties for juveniles who engage in sexting, without subjecting them to being placed on the state sex offender registry, was unanimously approved Thursday by state Senators in Frankfort.

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RUSSELL -- The job no one wants at the Marvin Meredith Youth Basketball League is the concession stand, where your back's to the court, unable to see the kids play. But it's perfect for Tony Quillen, a Kentucky House candidate with an Appalachian twang who has spent 18 years as one of the fe…

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FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's new Republican governor and growing majority in the state Senate have put the pressure on abortion providers this year, filing two lawsuits and submitting at least five bills critics say could hinder access.

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LOUISVILLE — A new report by a state oversight panel shows a growing number of Kentucky's infants are dying from unsafe sleep situations, often suffocated while sleeping with an adult impaired by drugs or alcohol.