Danville, KY. – A Danville, Kentucky doctor arrested this month in Zimbabwe on charges of practicing without a license has been released. Senator Mitch McConnell's office confirms that Dr. Ed Montgomery and his wife, Sara Jane, have both had their passports returned. The two had been relieved of their passports some two weeks ago, while they were on a medical mission trip to the African country.
Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Attorney General's Office has established a toll-free hotline to report cases of Medicaid abuse. Attorney General Greg Stumbo says the new hotline can be used to report billing abuse and cases of patient abuse or neglect.
Louisville, KY – A Republican Congresswoman from Louisville is criticizing a bumper sticker which associates John Kerry with Osama Bin Laden. The sticker appeared last week in the window of a G-O-P office in her district.
Representative Anne Northup, a long-time supporter of President Bush, says the bumper stickers that read, "Kerry is Bin Laden's Man, Bush in Mine," are inappropriate. She says the stickers should not be distributed by Republican campaigns.
Bowling Green, KY – Warren County has joined the list of Kentucky Counties filing for disaster relief as a result of last week's storms and high winds. The county is filing a 1.2 million dollar request after the storms left 25 thousand homes without power and downed numerous trees and power lines.