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Sikorsky gets $1B Air Force contract to build rescue chopper
Aircraft maker Sikorsky announced Thursday that it has received a contract from the U.S. government worth more than $1 billion, to build a new combat rescue helicopter for the Air Force.
Gov't officials deny causing 2011 Missouri River floods
In its response to a lawsuit, the federal government has said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers should not be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River three years ago.
Former State Official Assessed Ethics Fine
A former state representative and member of Gov. Steve Beshear's cabinet has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine for pressuring state employees to donate to the governor's re-election campaign.
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
Supreme Court to hear Amtrak regulatory dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether Amtrak can partner with a government agency to create regulatory rules that other private railroads must follow.
Ky. Senate Passes Cybersecurity Bill
The Kentucky Senate has passed a cybersecurity bill aimed at boosting protections for information stored in government computers.
Child Care Budget Cuts Impact Families and Businesses
Youth advocates say it will not be a happy new year for numerous children and businesses in Kentucky due to child care budget cuts.
Crackdown On Cold Medicine
Senate committee votes to restrict over-the-counter medicines.
Beshear Appoints Tax Code Commission
Governor Beshear will appoint a panel that will examine ways to improve Kentucky's tax code. Video Video
Local Governments Cannot Pass Gun Regulation Laws
A new state law says local governments cannot pass laws that regulate guns. Instead, that power is left to the state. Video Video
Vets Rally to Re-Open Memorials
Veterans in Kentucky are speaking out about the closing of national memorials and are rallying to send a message to Uncle Sam. Those who couldn’t make it to the Million Vet March on the Memorials in Washington, D.C. gathered at the KY Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort. Video Video
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