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West Virginia plan: Companies pay $1.25B to end opioid suits

Communities in West Virginia say they would end most of their lawsuits filed as a result of the opioid crisis.

Kentucky Senate leader plans Purdue Pharma settlement probe

Senate President Robert Stivers says Kentucky was shortchanged in the Purdue Pharma settlement.

Report: Opioids settlement won’t fix areas hardest hit

In a report released Wednesday, Moody's Investors Service found the deal would help state and local governments but likely would not reverse the social or economic problems.

Kentucky lawmaker seeks probe of Purdue Pharma settlement

Senate President Robert Stivers said Tuesday he'll introduce the joint resolution - which carries the force of law - on the first day of the 2020 legislative session in January.

Kentucky county agrees to pay $1.75M in inmate death

Five former jail deputies were indicted after Moore was found dead in a restraint chair at the Boyd County Detention Center in November 2018.

Investors take $5B Facebook settlement in stride

Facebook is doing just fine on Wall Street, despite being slapped with a record $5 billion fine for its mishandling of personal information.

AG: $2.2 million in debt relief awarded to KY students

The Kentucky students were victims of deceptive lending practices of a for-profit college ITT Tech, according to the attorney general.

PSC sets Duke Energy Kentucky natural gas base rates

The PSC has approved a settlement that allows Duke Energy Kentucky to raise its rates for delivery of natural gas, but reduces by about one-third the size of the increase that Duke Kentucky originally requested.

Beshear: $1.5 million of Purdue Pharma settlement funds to support drug prevention, treatment

Attorney General Andy Beshear has announced that his office is transferring $1.5 million of Purdue Pharma Settlement funds that will support Operation UNITE.

Kentucky receives $1.5 Million in settlement with hip implant manufacturer

Kentucky part of settlement with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Depuy Orthopedics, over hip implant device.

Beshear finalizing settlements with automaker Fiat Chrysler, auto parts supplier Bosch

Andy Beshear announced that his office is finalizing settlements with Fiat Chrysler and supplier Bosch that will provide restitution to nearly 2,000 Kentuckians.

Neiman Marcus to pay Kentucky for 2013 data breach

Kentucky was one of 43 states and the District of Columbia included in a lawsuit involving 77 Neiman Marcus stores.

AG: Kentucky to get $2.8 million in Wells Fargo settlement

It's part of a $575 million multistate settlement with all 50 states.

People facing foreclosure from PHH Mortgage eligible for payments

Kentuckians who faced home foreclosure from PHH Mortgage Company are being encouraged to sign-on to a multi-state settlement against the company.

Kentuckians to benefit from settlement with debt collection company

Some Kentuckians will benefit from a settlement with one of the nation's largest debt buyers.

Female prison guards settle sexual harassment suit

The prison guards accused their supervisor at the Little Sandy Correctional Complex in Elliott County of sexually harassing them while they worked at the prison.

AP Source: Elon Musk rejected settlement offer

According to a person knowledgeable about talks between Tesla and federal securities regulators, CEO Elon Musk rejected a settlement that would have allowed him to pay a small fine and stay on as CEO of the electric car company.

Erlanger company reaches settlement over alleged pay discrimination violations.

The U.S. Department of Labor says Meggitt LLC agreed to pay $161,126 after investigators found women at the facility were making less than men in machine operator, assembler, and molder positions.

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McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

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