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Plea agreement offered in wreck that left 1 dead

Prosecutors have offered a plea agreement to a woman charged with killing a teenage motorcyclist while driving while intoxicated near Bowling Green.
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1 charged with murder after fatal crash

One man has been charged with murder after a single-car crash in western Kentucky left his passenger dead.

Judge to decide fate of oil company’s bankruptcy

A federal judge is set to decide whether to close out the case of a legally troubled oil drilling company in Kentucky.
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State still uncertain on finishing I-69 extension

State officials say they're still trying to figure out how to pay for finishing the Interstate 69 extension between Indianapolis and Evansville.
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Western Ky. retailer closing after 4 decades

A large independently owned sporting goods store in western Kentucky is closing its doors after nearly 40 years.

Maysville presidential search has 4 candidates

Four candidates have been selected for interviews for the presidency at Maysville Community and Technical College.
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Daviess company expanding, adding 30 jobs

A western Kentucky company is expanding and expects to add 30 jobs in Daviess County.
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Kentucky, Indiana dedicating Milton-Madison bridge

The new bridge across the Ohio River between Milton, Kentucky, and Madison, Indiana, is being officially dedicated next week.
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Churchill Downs to put $2.7M into Fair Grounds

The Louisiana Racing Commission has ordered Churchill Downs Inc. to put $2.7 million back into the purse structure for the Fair Grounds' upcoming thoroughbred meet.
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Multiple efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

Public health advocates and lawmakers are working anew to bar children from working on tobacco farms.
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Louisville man gets 27 years for burglaries

A man who pleaded guilty to breaking into homes while residents were attending funerals has been sentenced to 27 years in prison.
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Energy Department officially retakes Paducah plant

The U.S. Department of Energy has officially retaken control of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant as decontamination and decommissioning work continues at the western Kentucky site.
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Kentucky bourbon makes its mark on state’s economy

A new study shows Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector primed for another round of expansion.
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Louisville man gets 9 years in teen’s death

A Louisville man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for the shooting death of a teenager.
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Kentucky death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

The most prolific killer in Kentucky's death row is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow him to reopen his case and overturn his convictions and death sentence.
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Centre College moving historical home

Centre College is working in a project to move a protected, historical home across campus because of underground contamination and concern about the building's condition.
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Texan gets 10 years, stole dead father’s benefits

A Texan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing Social Security benefits meant for her father whose body was found in a storage unit in Kentucky.

Kentucky man pleads guilty to child porn charge

A southern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to blackmailing two underage girls to get sexually explicit images of them.

Ex-soldier sent to southern Kentucky prison

A former U.S. soldier based at Fort Knox has been sent to a federal prison to serve an 18-month sentence for taking part in a scheme to divert loaded fuel trucks from an American military outpost in Afghanistan.

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