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Lexington has to pay thousands of dollars in sewer overflow fines

Lexington has to pay almost $60,000 in state and federal sewer fines for overflows in 2017.

2017 record low year for non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses in Kentucky

Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet have received recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky.

Bevin says he can work with new Ohio governor to fix bridge

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he can work with Ohio's incoming governor on a solution to fix a 57-year-old bridge the federal government has labeled obsolete.

Texas landowners dig in to fight Trump’s border wall

Rather than surrender their land to the federal government, some property owners on the Texas border are digging in to fight President Donald Trump's border wall.

2018 was second lowest number recorded in mining deaths

Mine death numbers are out from the federal government for 2018 and it was the second lowest number ever recorded.

Federal government awards $2.5M to 3 Kentucky colleges

The federal government has awarded $2.5 million in grants to three Kentucky community colleges that will work together to train a workforce for advanced manufacturing employers.

Federal grant to pay for repairs of western Kentucky dam

The federal government will spend $3 million to fix a nearly 180-year-old western Kentucky dam that affects the water supply for nearly 50,000 people.

NRA calls on federal government to review “bump stocks”

The National Rifle Association says the "bump stocks" device that the Las Vegas shooter used to turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons should be "subject to additional regulations."

Judge: SSA used unconstitutional process in reviewing cases

A judge ruled the SSA used an unconstitutional process in reviewing certain fraud cases.

Gov. Bevin: KY joins the transgender lawsuit

Over a series of tweets, Governor Matt Bevin has announced that Kentucky will join 11 other states in a lawsuit against the federal government over "new guidelines on how schools should accommodate transgender students."

Council votes to increase minimum wage

Lexington's Urban County Council voted 9-6 Thursday evening to increase the minimum wage from the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour to $10.10, to be phased-in over a three year period.

Kentucky center to receive $3.7M to fight drug overdoses

The federal government is giving Kentucky $3.7 million over the next four years to fight prescription drug overdoses.

Feds approve disaster declaration in Kentucky

A disaster declaration has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for heavy rain and flash flooding in August that swamped roads and forced people from their homes in eastern Kentucky.

Some AT&T Mobility Customers May Get Money Back From Company

AT&T Mobility agreed to a $105 million settlement with the government for billing some customers for services they didn't want or authorize in a practice known as "mobile cramming."

Kentucky Registers 55,000 For Health Insurance

Nearly 55,000 people have signed up for health insurance through Kentucky's state health insurance marketplace, according to the latest figures from the federal government.

Feds Post Food Allergy Guidelines For Schools

The federal government is issuing its first guidelines to schools on how to protect children with food allergies.

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Louisville & Lexington mayors make “calls for calm”

Prior to the news of Breonna Taylor's case, Louisville and Lexington's mayors asked their cities to remain calm and respond in a peaceful, lawful manner.

Lane closures Thursday on New Circle, I-75

Bridge deck repair to cause lane closures