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State reports more than 300 new COVID cases, death in Fayette County

Total cases top 15,000 threshold.
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Next mission for women with military service: Run for office

WASHINGTON (AP) - Women with military experience - many of them combat veterans - are among the record number of female candidates running for...

Kentucky official unveiling initiative to fight hunger

Kentucky's agriculture commissioner plans to announce an initiative to combat hunger.
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Lawsuit challenges Kentucky’s medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban on medical marijuana is being challenged in a lawsuit that says its use could help combat the state's opioid addiction woes.

Kentucky governor calls for prayer groups to combat violence

Gov. Matt Bevin is urging people to "put their faith to work" by forming small prayer groups that walk some of Louisville's highest-crime neighborhoods.

House panel advances bill to combat drug addiction

A House committee has advanced a bill to combat Kentucky's drug-addiction problems by taking aim at drug dealers and the overprescribing of painkillers.
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Feds grant $1.5M in funds to fight human trafficking in KY

On Friday, Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with Catholic Charities of Louisville, announced that federal grant funds totaling $1.5 million dollars will be coming to the state to support new solutions in the fight against human trafficking.
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Northern Kentucky counties get boost to combat illegal drugs

The Office of National Drug Control Policy is giving three northern Kentucky counties a boost in fighting illegal drugs.

Ag commissioner starting effort to combat hunger in Kentucky

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles is launching an initiative to combat hunger.

Defense secretary visiting soldiers at Fort Campbell

A statement from Fort Campbell says U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter plans to speak to soldiers at the Army post.

100 soldiers returning to Fort Campbell in coming days

About 100 soldiers are returning to Fort Campbell over the next few days.

Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt announced for Nov. 20-22

Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LACBG,) along with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host the fourth annual Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt in Woodford Co. on November 20-22.

Fort Campbell boots display honors service members who died

More than 7,000 combat boots are being displayed at the 101st Airborne Division headquarters at Fort Campbell, honoring active duty service members who have died since the 9/11 attacks.

Kentucky to share federal grant to combat heroin

Federal drug policy officials have chosen Kentucky to share in a $2.5 million federal grant to help combat the heroin surge in states.

159th Combat Aviation Brigade being inactivated Thursday

A Fort Campbell brigade formed from several units that date back to the Vietnam era is being inactivated during a ceremony this week.

Pentagon Lifts Ban, Kentucky Women To Benefit

The Pentagon lifted its nearly 20-year ban on military women in direct combat Thursday. And one Kentucky cadet said she may take advantage of that.

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