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Kentucky’s Cambrian Coal files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Cambrian Coal LLC plans to auction off most of its assets next month, if it gains court approval.

Office Depot sells bulletproof backpacks in Lexington

Many stores online offer bulletproof backpacks, but finding them in-stores isn't as easy.
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House approves police protection bill

A bill that would punish people who intentionally expose police officers to diseases such as HIV was approved by the Kentucky House of Representatives Wednesday.
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House committee approves police protection bill

A bill that would punish people who intentionally expose police officers to diseases such as HIV was approved by the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
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New partnership to protect Kentuckians from scams

There's a new partnership designed to protect Kentuckians from scams and con artists.
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Bill would boost background checks of caregivers

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would close gaps in checking the backgrounds of people who work with children in schools and camps and as babysitters.
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Report Suggests Louisville Flood Protection, Sewer Upgrades

Engineering consultants say Louisville's Metropolitan Sewer District needs to spend up to $4.3 billion over the next two decades on its sewage and Ohio River flood protection systems.
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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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LG&E and KU ramp up efforts to protect customers from utility scams

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are joining forces with gas and electric utilities across the U.S. and Canada to educate customers about scams.
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Kentucky’s blooming goldenrod no longer needs protection

After nearly 30 years of conservation efforts, officials say they have removed the white-haired goldenrod from a list of federally-protected plants.

As school starts, so does National Immunization Awareness Month

August not only marks the beginning of school in Kentucky, but also National Immunization Awareness Month, highlighting the importance and benefits of immunizations.

AG announces ‘Scam Alerts’ service to protect consumers

On Thursday, the Attorney General, along with Kroger, AARP and over 25 other partner organizations announced the launch of Scam Alerts - a text messaging service that notifies consumers when con artists are on the attack.
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Perryville Battlefield receives grant for protection and preservation

Perryville Battlefield in Boyle Co. will receive a portion of $5.3 million in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to help preserve 1,640 acres at 17 of America’s Civil War battlefields.
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Glasgow businessman chosen as public protection secretary

Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Glasgow businessman and former judge-executive to be secretary of the Public Protection Cabinet.

Deadline for former Daymar students to file claim is Dec. 1

Former Daymar College students who qualify for payments as part of a recent settlement have until Thursday to file a claim.
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Fire marshal’s office offers tips for avoiding holiday fires

The Kentucky fire marshal's office is offering some tips to prevent home fires while making Thanksgiving dinner.
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Estill County School certified ENERGY STAR

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet today announced West Irvine Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification.
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Elliott Co. Schools recognized for energy efficiency

All four schools in the Elliott Co. School District have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification.

Hearings set in 6 states on proposed stream protection rule

Federal regulators plan to hold public hearings in six states on a proposed stream protection rule.

Bill would expand protections to victims of dating violence

Legislation aimed at extending emergency protective orders to people whose dating relationships turn violent appears to be gaining bipartisan momentum among Kentucky lawmakers.

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