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Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.

Justice Dept. won’t oppose probation for ex-Trump aide Flynn

In a more lenient stance than before, prosecutors say they will not oppose probation for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn.

New work rule could impact food stamps program

Anti-hunger advocates in Kentucky are worried thousands of people will be at risk of losing food stamp benefits they rely on.

Trump administration announcing nearly $2B in opioid grants

The Trump administration is awarding nearly $2 billion in grants to states and local governments to help fight the opioid crisis.

Trump’s 15% tariffs on $112B in Chinese goods take effect

The Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports have taken effect, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season.

Ex-Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says US at ‘breaking point’

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns bitter political divisions have pushed American society to the "breaking point" in his most extensive public remarks since he resigned in protest from the Trump administration.

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border

A federal judge says the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out.

USDA rule could affect 3.1M food stamp recipients

The Trump administration is proposing to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could affect about 3.1 million people.

Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

The Trump administration says its new regulation barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions is taking effect immediately.

Trump administration reviews human rights’ role in US policy

The Trump administration says it will review the role of human rights in American foreign policy, appointing a commission expected to elevate concerns about religious freedom and abortion.

Lawyer: Census to be printed without citizenship question

The Trump administration says the 2020 Census questionnaire is moving ahead without a question about citizenship.

Former Bush, Reagan EPA heads caution on Trump rollbacks

Environmental Protection Agency chiefs from three previous Republican administrations say they're concerned about Trump administration actions rolling back environmental protections.

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research

Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration's crackdown on fetal tissue research.

Trump administration puts new restrictions on Cuba travel

The Trump administration is imposing major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel.

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA

The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an "arbitrary and capricious" manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation.

Trump officials discussed deporting families

Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force.

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal

The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions.

Trump administration reevaluating offshore drilling plans

The Trump administration is reevaluating its controversial plan to sharply expand offshore drilling as it responds to a court ruling that blocked drilling off Alaska.

US grants exemptions to new sanctions on Iran guard force

The Trump administration is granting major exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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Ky business owners save hundreds in unemployment insurance taxes

State lawmakers passed House Bill 413 to allow the tax schedule for unemployment insurance stay frozen at the rate it was at before the pandemic.

Richmond residents named to EKU, judge panels; Carama appointed

Positions play important roles in policy, nominations.

State’s positivity rate continues to increase, vaccines stressed

Numbers continue to spark convern, warnings

“It’s about reaching out, lifting up.” Food drive serves Lexington’s West End

400 food boxes were handed in a distribution at First African Baptist Church in Lexington.