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Fired Va. coal miners win case against mine owner

A federal judge is siding with about 100 miners who say they were fired without first receiving a federally required 60 day warning.
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Contract awarded to widen more of I-65

Kentucky is taking another step toward widening Interstate 65 from the Ohio River to the Tennessee border.
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Darrell named president at Kentucky Wesleyan

Kentucky Wesleyan College has hired someone with deep ties to the Owensboro school to become its new president.
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New operation in Louisville to employ up to 750

A new operation opening in Louisville will offer customer services for financial products for current and former members of the military, employing up to 750 people.
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Parks logo featured in volunteers’ corn maze

In honor of Kentucky State Parks' 90th anniversary, a corn maze opening next week in central Kentucky will feature the state park logo from the air.
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Louisville charity founder sentenced to prison

The founder of a charity that delivered food to the needy has been sentenced to 24 months in a federal prison for pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.
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5 arrested in Va. in protest against coal operator

Police arrested five people after they hung a large banner in downtown Roanoke to protest West Virginia coal billionaire Jim Justice's mining operations.
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Dulcimer Fest honors Appalachian instrument

Dulcimer players and fans will gather at Pine Mountain State Resort Park later this month for a music festival dedicated to the instrument.
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Central Kentucky interchange to open soon

An interchange connecting the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway to Kentucky 974 in Clark County will soon be open to traffic.
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2 killed in head-on crash in western Kentucky

Two people have died in western Kentucky after their vehicles crashed head-on.
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AGs urge quicker ruling on EPA emissions lawsuit

Twelve state attorneys general are urging an appeals court to decide quickly on a lawsuit over the legality of proposed carbon emission standards.
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Kentucky State University dropping nonpayers

Kentucky State University's interim president says the Frankfort school will drop a quarter of its students for unpaid bills that have helped produce a deficit of nearly $7 million.
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Tupelo mall gets new majority owner

Rouse Properties, a New York-based real estate investment trust, is taking over as the managing owner of The Mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo.
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Churches join call to fight substance abuse

A prayer seed that was planted by Huntington, West Virginia, Mayor Steve Williams has taken root.
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Judge steps down in double slaying case

The judge overseeing a 20-year-old double slaying case involving two former Oak Grove police officers has decided to step aside.

Tours being held at 2 state parks to see elk

Tours to view elk are being held at two eastern Kentucky parks this fall and winter.
Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr.

Kentucky chief justice delivering address

Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. presents the State of the Judiciary address this week in Frankfort.
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Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders

A Los Angeles jury has convicted a career criminal in the serial killings of three women in the 1980s.
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Kentucky prepares to regulate ride sharing

State regulators are preparing emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their services into Kentucky cities.

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