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West Virginia plan: Companies pay $1.25B to end opioid suits

Communities in West Virginia say they would end most of their lawsuits filed as a result of the opioid crisis.

Facebook market value plunges $119 billion

The 19 percent loss in Facebook's stock chopped $119 billion off its market value.

Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots increased after no winners were drawn earlier this week.

Bevin: Kentucky breaks record for business investments

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky has surpassed its record for business investments in less than half a year. The record pace has been fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

Lawmakers seek $1 billion for struggling coal states

Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry are proposing to set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development.

Powerball hype reaches fever pitch during free ticket giveaway

Shoppers at the Brannon Crossing Kroger in Nicholasville say it only took 10 minutes for free Powerball tickets to get swallowed up during a Kentucky Lottery event, Wednesday.

Mega Buzz about Mega Million Jackpot

In the fourth-largest lottery drawing in the United States, Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot of $586 million has people flocking to gas stations and lottery retailers across the county.

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Coronavirus vaccine at University of Kentucky shows positive results

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Shelby Rogers stuns Serena to reach Top Seed Open semifinals

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Kentuckians’ 112-mile relay helps children in Haiti

Effort will raise money to turn 'sticks' into homes of stone.