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Boyle County Needle Exchange Program to Begin Jan. 13

Boyle County's needle exchange program is set to officially start in two weeks.

Fiscal court OKs Boyle County needle exchange program

Health officials in Boyle County can now move forward with a plan to create a needle exchange program after receiving approval from the county fiscal court.

Kentucky nonprofit attacks Beshear’s ‘sad Obamacare move’

A nonprofit group that spent millions of dollars to support Sen. Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election has paid for a statewide TV ad to criticize former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's efforts to save his health care reforms.

Feds say Kentucky must return unused grant money for kynect

Federal officials say Kentucky could have to return more than $57 million in unused grant money because of Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's decision to dismantle kynect.

Jessamine County needle-exchange program approved

Nicholasville-Jessamine County has become the fourth community in Kentucky to adopt a needle-exchange program.

Bevin notifies feds of plan to dismantle health exchange

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has notified federal authorities he plans to dismantle the state's health insurance exchange.

Frankfort considering needle exchange program

The city of Frankfort is considering a resolution that would establish a needle exchange program.

GOP views Kentucky election as victory over health care law

The election of a conservative outsider as Kentucky governor has given Republicans a laboratory to show the rest of the country how they'd replace President Barack Obama's health care law.

Beshear urges people to check out options on kynect

A new enrollment period is about to start for Kentuckians searching for coverage through the state's online health insurance marketplace.

Needle exchange program nears 1,000 used needles

The needle exchange program in Lexington has released their most recent numbers.

Over 100 clean needles distributed in needle-exchange program

This is the second week for a needle-exchange program for heroin users in Lexington.

Louisville approves needle exchange program

Kentucky's largest city has approved a needle exchange program in an effort to combat the state's heroin epidemic.

Nation’s drug czar touts needle-exchange programs

The nation's drug czar has touted needle-exchange programs as a way to reduce the spread of disease and to steer heroin users into treatment.

Man who shot after custody exchange says it was self-defense

A man who shot his sister's ex-boyfriend after a custody exchange at the Bowling Green police station says he did it in self-defense.

Police Searching for 2 Lexington Bank Robbers

Just after 11 Wednesday morning, Lexington police said two armed men walked into a People's Exchange Bank on Richmond Road and demanded money.

UPDATE: ‘Kynect’ Enrollments Up 121% Since Thanksgiving

The state says 100,000 people have now enrolled in its new health exchange program.

UPDATE: ‘Kynect’ Enrollments Up 121% Since Thanksgiving

The state says 100,000 people have now enrolled in its new health exchange program.

Health Exchange Enrollment Tops 40,000

Over 40,000 people have enrolled on the Kynect Health Exchange.

Health Exchange Enrollment Tops 40,000

Over 40,000 people have enrolled on the Kynect Health Exchange.

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