Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she supports the lifting of remaining U.S. sanctions against her Asian country because the time has come for her countrymen to take full responsibility to root out any remaining human rights abuses.
Kentucky's top transportation official has told the National Transportation Safety Board that navigation lights on bridges are working properly and that workers who inspect and maintain the lights are properly trained.
Police in central Kentucky are warning residents about a scam that seeks to take advantage of human kindness as the holiday season approaches. Danville Police Chief Tony Gray says local authorities have dealt with several residents who were defrauded out of money through a "relative in jail" scam.
The latest federal data shows the nation's top tobacco companies have reduced spending on advertising and promotion of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in recent years. Figures from the Federal Trade Commission show cigarette marketing declined more than five percent to $8.05 billion from 2009 to 2010, the latest year for which figures are available.
Some Kentucky school superintendents are expressing concerns about a proposed state regulation on the use of student restraint. Pendleton County Schools Superintendent Anthony Strong told The Kentucky Enquirer that the proposal is too vague. He says there needs to be a better explanation of expectations.