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Dems prepare own border proposals, say Trump enflamed crisis

Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump’s restrictive immigration policies are enflaming.

Foothills continuing to take applications for households experiencing crisis

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is continuing to offer energy assistance for households experiencing a crisis situation through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

City gets $2 million to fund opioid battle

Lexington has funds for additional weapons to use in the war on opioid abuse thanks to a $2 million federal grant.

Morehead shelter launches Safe Place program for teenagers

An Eastern Kentucky emergency shelter has launched the first teen crisis program in the region.

Opioid misuse drops more than 90% for Hope Center clients, study finds

A newly released study found that opioid misuse dropped 90 percent for female clients and 94 percent for male clients who completed recovery programs at the Hope Center.

Milk crisis to close Dean Foods plant, cost jobs

The milk crisis at Dean Foods is forcing dairy farmers out of business and will eliminate more than 60 jobs at a Kentucky plant.

Federal money for opioid crisis a small step forward

Congress is putting record funding into the fight against the nation's deepening opioid drug crisis.

Beshear sues pharmaceutical distributor for ‘flooding’ Kentucky with opioids

AG Andy Beshear filed suit Monday, against a national opioid distributor for allegedly, directly contributing to the state's drug epidemic.

Opioid public health emergency has Kentuckians wondering what’s next

Kentucky is one of the hardest hit areas in the country when it comes to the opioid crisis so many here are now wondering what the next steps in the fight against addiction are going to be after president trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency.

Lawmakers told opioid crisis ‘a public health catastrophe’

Kentucky's opioid addiction crisis was the focus of a daylong meeting by state lawmakers.

Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia AGs Attend Drug Conference

Attorneys general from Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia led a conference of health care professionals, faith-based groups and others aimed at eliminating substance abuse in their communities on Thursday in Huntington, West Virginia.

3 charged with several crimes in Flint crisis

Two state regulators and a Flint employee are charged with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor counts related to the Michigan city's lead-tainted water crisis.

KSU President: School could close under Bevin budget cuts

Kentucky State University President Raymond Burse says Governor Matt Bevin's proposed budget cuts could require the school to close.

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Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.

Richmond commissioner’s ethics case sent to KSP, County Attorney

A Richmond city commissioner's ethics case is on its way to Kentucky State Police and the County Attorney. 
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UPDATE: Missing Whitley County man found

UPDATE 8/11/20 9:30 p.m: WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A missing Whitley County man with dementia has been found, according to the Whitley County Sheriff's Department. The...

Urban Council eyes help for families with rent, utilities; plan needed first

Funding for independent police review committee also included.