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Lexington Lawyer says it’s time for a societal change about DUI

Hardly a week goes by without hearing about a suspected DUI crash in the news.
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Jessamine County Animal Shelter struggles with overcrowding

In Jessamine County, the animal shelter is hoping the community will help it deal with overcrowding.
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Bevin defends pension law in hard-hitting speech

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky's counties will be "screwed" financially if the state's Supreme Court invalidates a new law making changes to the state's struggling pension systems.

See the new state laws now in effect

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Laws taking effect that day include measures on the following topics: Abstinence Education. Senate Bill 71 will require the inclusion of...
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New state laws will go into effect on July 14

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Most of the state's new laws that were approved in the last legislative session go into effect on Saturday, July...

Changes coming to Kentucky’s call-before-you-dig law

Beginning July 14, the Kentucky Public Service Commission will investigate excavation damage to natural gas or hazardous liquid lines to determine whether it was caused by violations of Kentucky’s call-before-you-dig law.
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Hundred of students walk out of class to call for action against gun violence

Students across the nation participated in a national day of action against gun violence Friday, which is the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.

Bill makes changes to rape and sodomy laws

The Senate has advanced a measure to broaden the state’s rape and sodomy statutes.
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Debate Over Armed Teachers in Schools Heats Up

Senate Bill 103 was filed back in January after the shooting at Marshall County High School.
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Lawmakers call for action in wake of gun violence

The shooting in Florida has again sparked discussion among lawmakers here in Kentucky on what can be done on a legislative level to try and prevent violence like this.

Former teacher, coach sentenced in child exploitation case

A former teacher and assistant coach in Kentucky has been sentenced to six years in prison for violating child exploitation laws.

Lexington Abortion Clinic Closes

A Lexington abortion clinic closed it's doors for good on Friday.
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For 10th Year, KY Ranked Worst State in U.S. for Animal Protection Laws

The Animal Legal Defense Fund has rated Kentucky at the very bottom of the country when it comes to animal protection laws in their 2016 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings.
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Lawmakers adjust 2017 session calendar; will meet in session tomorrow

The Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives will convene tomorrow (Saturday, January 7) under a change in the 2017 legislative calendar approved by legislative leaders.
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Officials urge drivers to use caution in work zones

Officials at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are urging drivers to use caution in work zones.
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Senate passes bill aimed at expanding dogfighting law

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at fixing a flaw in the state's laws against dogfighting.
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Court: Mine-safety laws didn’t apply to subcontract worker

Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that state mine-safety laws and regulations did not apply to a subcontract worker who died while installing a massive garage door on a mine-site building in Muhlenberg County.
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New Kentucky law restricts sale of cough medicine

A new law is moving cough medicines behind the pharmacy counter in Kentucky.
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Winners And Losers Of Kentucky’s 2014 Legislative Session

Kentucky’s 2014 Legislative Session is officially in the books. Lawmakers passed a two-year budget, a road plan, and 26 other bills this session that ended on Tuesday.
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New Moving Companies Call State Laws Dictatorship and Unconstitutional

If you want to start a moving company in Kentucky, competitors can protest your application for a state permit

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