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Coal Mine Entrance

Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky

State and federal officials have kicked off the construction of 3,400 miles of fiber optic cable they hope will transform eastern Kentucky's economy following the decline of the coal industry.

Kentucky governor: Issue same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has told the state's county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Child Care

Gov. Beshear signs child safety legislation

Governor Steve Beshear joined child safety advocates at Kentucky Children’s Hospital on Monday morning, to ceremoniously sign new legislation for child passenger protection.
Minimum Wage

Beshear raises minimum wage for some Kentucky state workers

About 800 state workers in Kentucky will get a raise after Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear decided to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.

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