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Work requirement in place for food stamps in 8 Ky. counties

Over 17,000 food stamp recipients in eight Kentucky counties must begin part-time work, education or volunteer activities in order to keep their benefits under a newly reinstated requirement.

House leaders: Increase Nat’l Guard tuition assistance

On Monday, Kentucky House leadership called on Governor Matt Bevin to add more money to the National Guard Tuition Assistance Program, which has seen requests outpace available funding.

Kentucky National Guard tuition aid falls short

The Kentucky National Guard says a financial shortfall is causing hundreds of the state's soldiers to lose college tuition funding.

H20 Help to Others program helps families in need

Kentucky American Water wants to remind customers and the community of an opportunity to help families in need by donating to the “H20 Help to Others” program.

Relief following July storms available in expanded area

Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in Bell County are now eligible to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration economic injury disaster loans following storms and flooding that occurred July 11 to July 20.

Counties added for assistance after July storms in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration says additional counties have been added to those eligible for assistance following severe weather in July.

3 counties added to July disaster declaration in Kentucky

Three more counties have been added to a disaster declaration stemming from severe storms in July.

FEMA reaches out to survivors in Kentucky communities

Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to survivors in Kentucky’s storm-ravaged communities of Carter, Johnson, Rowan and Trimble counties to help individuals register for assistance.

Disaster Recovery Center opens in Johnson County

A Commonwealth/ FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Johnson County to assist homeowners, renters and business owners in Carter, Johnson, Rowan, and Trimble counties who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in July.

Community Action Council Offers Energy Assistance

The Community Action Council begins its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Monday, January 12, 2015.

Community Action Council’s Summer Cooling Program Underway

The Community Action Council is once again giving away air conditioning units and assisting low-income families with their electric bills.

Governor Authorizes Drought Assistance For Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an executive order directing the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to expedite the transport of emergency supplies to Kentucky counties struggling with drought.

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Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”