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7:50 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Special License Designation Available for Kentucky Veterans

Military veterans who are renewing Kentucky driver's licenses will be able to have a special designation printed on the license. The General Assembly this year authorized the designation, and the required programming for circuit court clerks' offices was finished on Monday.

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2:25 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Critics Call for Changes to Lethal Injection Method

Critics of Kentucky's proposed new death penalty method have asked officials to make multiple changes to how executions are carried out now that the state is switching to a one or two-drug lethal injection. During a hearing in Frankfort, public defenders, anti-death penalty activists, and private attorneys said the rules the Commonwealth wants to put in place have multiple problems, including that condemned inmates aren't allowed access to their attorneys on the day of execution. 

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10:45 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Ft. Campbell Soldiers Taking on New Roles as Afghan Advisors

Ft. Campbell soldiers serving in Afghanistan

After years of taking the lead on the battlefield, Army leaders from Fort Campbell are learning how to take a backseat role when they return to Afghanistan this fall to serve as military advisers. About 1,900 troops from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, will serve as a Security Force Assistance Brigade with a mission to prepare the Afghan security forces for the coming withdrawal of NATO troops.

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8:04 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Three Airlines Add Flights to Nashville Airport

Interior shot of Nashville International Airport

Three major airlines have announced additional flights to the Nashville International Airport with new routes to Boston, Cleveland and Los Angeles. The airport said Southwest Airlines is adding another daily nonstop flight to Boston Logan starting in February. United Airlines is adding two daily nonstop flights to Nashville from its Cleveland hub starting on Dec. 19.

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8:00 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Kentucky Holding Public Hearing on Execution Methods

Kentucky officials are set to hold a public hearing on a new proposal for the execution method for condemned inmates. The Justice Cabinet will hear comments from attorneys, advocates and the public starting at 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet building in Frankfort.

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1:23 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Barren County's Embattled Sheriff Says He Won't Run for Office Again

A southern Kentucky sheriff facing federal charges of civil rights violations says he won't seek re-election when his term ends in December 2013. Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton told The Glasgow Daily Times that he may open a barbecue restaurant or look for a job with the Cincinnati Reds and spend time with his grandchildren.

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10:28 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Kentucky Tells Feds of Steps Taken on Collapsed Bridge

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.

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10:23 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Jailed Relative Scam Spreading in Central Kentucky

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.

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12:01 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Police Search for South Central Kentucky Brothers Accused of Murder

Kentucky State Police are searching for two southern Kentucky brothers accused of killing a 73-year-old man.  Police say murder warrants have been issued for 33-year-old Phillip M. Roberts and 38-year-old Thomas A. Roberts, both of Albany in Clinton county. 

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3:30 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

South Central Kentucky Woman Facing Forgery Charges

Attorney General Jack Conway announced the arrest Thursday of the former Wayne County Clerk following an investigation by his office. Investigators from General Conway's Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) arrested 39-year-old Jennifer "Melissa" Turpin of Monticello this morning on one count of forgery, second degree, a Class D felony.

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