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The Latest: Official says engineer noticed bend in rail

Authorities say 29 people have been taken to hospitals after an Amtrak train derailed in rural southwest Kansas.

Wildfire at Land Between Lakes expected to burn itself out

The U.S. Forest Service is expecting a wildfire at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to extinguish itself in the next couple of days as rain moves into the area.

11 Kentucky sites approved for Register of Historic Places

Eleven Kentucky sites have been approved for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Tornado watch for parts of Kentucky

A tornado watch has been issued for south-central Ky.

School Choice Week – 140 events planned for public

The events allow parents of K-12 age children to look at their options for schooling

Beetle released in Kentucky to save hemlock trees

Officials say predatory beetles have been released into the Daniel Boone National Forest in an effort to save its hemlock trees.

Humanities projects in Kentucky, Tennessee receive grants

Some Tennessee and Kentucky humanities projects will receive part of $21.8 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities announced this week.

House leaders: Increase Nat’l Guard tuition assistance

On Monday, Kentucky House leadership called on Governor Matt Bevin to add more money to the National Guard Tuition Assistance Program, which has seen requests outpace available funding.

Kentucky National Guard tuition aid falls short

The Kentucky National Guard says a financial shortfall is causing hundreds of the state's soldiers to lose college tuition funding.

Franklin Co. football team cleans up for national television

Football can be a dirty sport, but the Franklin Co. High School Flyers football team is telling the nation that it doesn't have to be.

Health officials: Get vaccinated during National Influenza Vaccination Week

State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.

National Office Furniture expanding Danville operation

National Office Furniture Inc. is expanding its Danville facility, creating 40 jobs and investing $530,000.

Land Between Lakes offering free cedar Christmas trees

People who want to cut their own Christmas tree can do so for free this year at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.

Daniel Boone National Forest waiving some fees on Wednesday

The Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees on Wednesday at several recreation areas in honor of Veterans Day.

Humane Society continues National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Each year, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) celebrates National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week during the first full week of November, as a way to honor animal shelters and the dedicated people who work to protect animals.

Perryville battlefield site sharing in grants

The site of Kentucky's largest Civil War battle will share in a new round of grants announced by the National Park Service.

Ky. 4th, 8th graders outperform peers nationally in reading

A national report card shows Kentucky's public school students are outperforming their peers nationally in fourth- and eighth-grade reading and in fourth-grade mathematics.

Ky. to receive $6 million grant for new veterans cemetery

Kentucky's plans to create a veterans cemetery in Leslie County will be backed by a grant from the National Cemetery Administration.

New Rules: FAA requires drone operators to register before flying

The federal government will require many drone aircraft to be registered.

Kentucky National Guard opens 2 new facilities

The Kentucky National Guard has opened two new facilities, one in Frankfort and one in Louisville.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office partnering with Speedway for food drive

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office will be collecting food donations this week outside the Speedway North at 146 S. Hwy 27 in Somerset. 

Another 119 vaccine sites open, rides available; UI update, farm funds, child care money

Governor also announces round-trip free or reduced-cost transportation for vaccination appointments