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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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Cities, counties get $5.7 million in law enforcement funds

Funds go for all kinds of reimbursements.

Area transit groups split $5.1 million for new buses

Buses will replace older models.

Additional federal funding boosts Kentucky River Foothills

Grants aids everything from health care to financial help.

State lawmakers join call for beef-processing probe

Continued price differentials are the concern

Lexington man pleads guilty to armed marijuana trafficking

Faces up to life when sentenced on October

Kentucky man charged in social media threat against governor

Federal prosecutors have charged a Kentucky man who had a stockpile of weapons at his home.

Judge orders W.Va. gov’s coal companies to pay fines, fees

A federal judge in Kentucky has ordered companies owned by WV Governor to pay more than $1 million in fees .

COVID-19 hurting Kentucky nonprofits

The Kentucky Nonprofit Network says 92% of the state's nonprofits are already experiencing disruptions in programs and services due to COVID-19.

State schools, colleges get $200 million in federal stimulus money

Money from the $2.2 trillion stimulus and coronavirus relief package approved by Congress last month continues to pour into the state.

Kentucky opens Real ID licensing office in Madisonville

Kentucky has added another location to issue Real ID licenses.

Officials to use new method to corral Asian carp in Kentucky

Federal and state officials will use an experimental fishing method next month at Kentucky Lake in an attempt to reduce the infestation of Asian carp.

Judge Dismisses Suit By Owners Of Derby DQ Maximum Security

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the owners of Maximum Security.

Versailles man pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl and heroin

A Versailles man pled guilty to trafficking fentanyl and heroin.

Drug dealer tied to spike in overdoses sentenced to prison

Admitted drug dealer Jerrod Doolin was sentenced to 13-years in federal prison, according to prosecutors.

Federal agency terminates agreement with Kentucky hospital

A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems.

Federal inmate asks for longer prison sentence

A federal inmate surprised people in a Pikeville courthouse today when he asked for a longer prison term. 

Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.

Case against teen accused of threatening UK on Snapchat goes to grand jury

The UK student accused of making threats against the University of Kentucky earlier this month was in federal court Wednesday facing more charges for what police say were threats she made on the social media platform Snapchat.

Rogers: $10.5 million in federal grants for eastern Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The federal government has awarded $10.5 million in grants to support two projects in eastern Kentucky. Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers...

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