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Attorneys General seek broader authority to investigate, prosecute abuse of Medicaid recipients

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear urges the federal government to expand its policy regarding the use of federal funds to investigate and prosecute Medicaid abuse and neglect cases.

Kentucky Court Says Judge Wrong to Dismiss Jury Over Race

The Kentucky Supreme Court says judges don't have authority to dismiss randomly selected jury panels because of a lack of racial diversity.

KY Supreme Court: Bevin’s higher ed cuts are illegal

Kentucky's highest court says the state's Republican governor cannot cut the budgets of public colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.

Bevin claims ‘absolute authority’ to disband state boards

Kentucky's Republican governor said Tuesday he has "absolute authority" to disband any of the states' nearly 400 boards and commissions as the state's Democratic attorney general hints at possible legal action.

Horse park’s purchasing authority scaled back

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has scaled back the Kentucky Horse Park's purchasing authority amid allegations of improper purchasing practices.
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Solar panel park under construction in Alabama

A solar panel park large enough to power 50 homes a day is being built in Alabama by a private company that will sell the electricity generated at the site to Tennessee Valley Authority.
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Howorth sworn in for second term as TVA director

Richard Howorth has been sworn in to a second term on the Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors.
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“Food for Fines” program going strong

The Lexington Parking Authority (LPA) announced today that over 4,200 food items have been collected in the first three weeks of the five week "Food for Fines" campaign
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TVA surpasses 3-year cost reduction goal by more than $100M

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it surpassed its $500 million goal for reducing operation and maintenance costs over a three-year period. Officials say the utility beat the goal by more than $100 million.
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Tennessee Valley Authority prepares for possible heavy rains

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is taking proactive measures to prepare for possible heavy rains from Hurricane Joaquin, which is churning in the Atlantic and moving toward the United States.
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TVA’s Sequoyah reactors have licenses renewed

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has renewed operating licenses for both reactors at Tennessee Valley Authority's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant in Soddy-Daisy.
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Long-delayed nuclear reactor requests operating license

The Tennessee Valley Authority is on track to open the nation's first new nuclear generating plant of the 21st century.
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TVA preparing to test new reactor at Watts Bar

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is preparing to conduct testing on a new reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant that is nearing completion.
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TVA to hold public meeting to discuss resource plan

The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a public meeting in Tupelo, Mississippi, on Tuesday to discuss its energy planning decisions for the next 20 years.
Solar Energy

Tennessee Valley Authority nears first large-scale solar buy

The Tennessee Valley Authority has taken steps toward its first large-scale purchase of solar electricity.
Paradise Fossil Plant

Judge dismisses suit over Paradise plant’s switch to gas

A federal judge says the Tennessee Valley Authority conducted a proper environmental impact study when it decided to install natural gas burning units at a western Kentucky coal-fired power plant.

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