Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

A federal judge has asked the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to turn over more information as he reviews a motion to throw out lawsuits by several trucking companies claiming they were cheated by the retail giant.
Patriot Coal Corp.

Patriot Coal transfers headquarters from Missouri to W.Va.

Patriot Coal Corp. has relocated its headquarters from St. Louis to West Virginia.
KY Capitol

Old political lines still drawn despite calls for teamwork

Kentucky lawmakers are back at work this week and appear to have resumed their political battles despite calls for bipartisan cooperation in the short legislative session.

Prosecutor offers plea deal to 2 city officials

The Jefferson County attorney's office has offered a plea deal to two Metro Louisville officials arrested last week on misdemeanor charges.
Grace Cafe

‘Pay-what-you-can’ restaurant finds a home

Organizers say they've found a permanent home for a nonprofit community restaurant in central Kentucky that offers home-cooked meals and a mission.

State’s health exchange reports 114,000 signups in period

Kentucky's health care exchange, kynect, has newly enrolled 3,000 people in health coverage the past three weeks, and the state says more than 114,000 Kentucky residents have enrolled or renewed plans since open enrollment began eight weeks ago.
VenCap Kentucky

Venture capital program helps new businesses

The state has a new program designed to encourage small business and economic growth.
Commonwealth Garden Initiative

Applications for Commonwealth Garden Initiative being taken

The Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy is looking for schools, parks and others to take part in a gardening program.
The Kentucky Distillers' Association Distiller

Diageo executive named chairwoman of Ky. distillers group

An executive at Diageo North America has been selected as chairwoman of a group that promotes Kentucky's bourbon industry.

26 flu-related deaths reported in Kentucky

A Kentucky health official says 26 people have died in the state as a result of the flu this season.

New high court look at gay marriage? Now legal in 36 states

The Supreme Court has quietly engineered a dramatic increase in the number of states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. The increase also has raised the chances the justices soon will step in to settle the legal debate.

Groups challenge Ky., W.Va’s environmental authority

Environmental groups are going to court to argue that Kentucky and West Virginia are doing a poor job of enforcing federal clean water rules.

Oklahoma slaying suspect arrested in western Kentucky

A suspect in an Oklahoma City slaying has been arrested in western Kentucky.
Car Crash

2 dead in 18-vehicle pileup on Pennsylvania highway

Authorities have identified a western Pennsylvania motorist and a Kentucky trucker as those who died in an 18-vehicle pileup on Interstate 80 in western Pennsylvania.

Kentucky publishes Visitor’s Guide to attractions

A new guide is out listing attractions and getaways throughout Kentucky.

ACLU of Kentucky marking 60th year with exhibit, events

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky is marking its 60th anniversary with a gallery exhibit and discussions about civil rights.
Western Kentucky University WKU

Western Kentucky students to conduct genomics research

A couple of Western Kentucky University professors have received an award to help students conducting genomics research.
Heroin Needle

Senate panel OKs bill to combat heroin use

A bill aimed at tackling Kentucky's growing heroin problem cleared a legislative committee and appears on a fast track in the state Senate.
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Former mayor of St. Libory dies in workplace accident

A former mayor of the southern Illinois community of St. Libory has died in a work-related accident.

Tobacco companies criticize federal judge

Tobacco companies say they are being forced by a federal judge to inaccurately call themselves unscrupulous villains who continue to deceive the American public.

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