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House committee approves bill loosening child labor standards

A bill weakening Kentucky’s child labor laws got committee approval Thursday morning. House Bill 255, sponsored by Rep. ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Lisa Frankenstein’ a tone deaf mashup

Sometimes a movie swings for the fences and misses, but you can’t help but admire the effort. That ...

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Amid substitute teacher shortage, House passes bill lowering requirements

A few weeks ago, Rep. Timmy Truett, a McKee Republican and elementary school principal, called his assistant principal ...

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‘Can’t rewrite that history:’ Senate passes anti-DEI bill

The first of several bills targeting diversity, equity and inclusion has received approval in one chamber of the ...

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Kentucky lawmakers advance proposed property tax freeze for older homeowners

By Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press FRANKFORT — Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a proposed constitutional amendment meant to ...

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As blood runs short in Ky. and the U.S., Red Cross seeks donors

By Al Cross, Kentucky Health News Responding to a potentially dangerous shortage of blood, Gov. Andy Beshear and ...

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Cats seeking turnaround on defense, end to rare losing streak

By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON — Kentucky will attempt to end a rare home losing streak and ...

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Carroll unveils $300 million early childhood education bill

Kentucky’s early childhood education centers are nearing a cliff. A federal funding cliff, that is. Soon, pandemic-era support ...

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Bill banning NDAs involving student-teacher misconduct passes House

A bill prohibiting schools from entering into nondisclosure agreements related to abusive conduct involving minors or students is ...

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Catch your trophy in February; longer days revive hopes in many Kentucky angler’s souls

FRANKFORT — Not long ago, wind chills bottomed out at 15 degrees below zero. After this arctic wave ...

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Ky. and Okla. lead the nation in adult daily vaping; with additional metrics, Forbes ranks Ky. as the No. 2 vaping state, behind Tenn.

By Kentucky Health News Kentucky adults use electronic cigarettes daily at the highest rate in the nation, equaled ...

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Kentucky water plants would no longer have to add tooth-protecting fluoride to water, under bill approved by a committee

By Liam Niemeyer, Kentucky Lantern Kentucky water utilities would no longer be required to add or adjust fluoride ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: Final chapter sinks ‘Book of Clarence’

“The Book of Clarence” rolls along well enough for about 95% of the film. Writer/director Jeymes Samuel’s follow-up ...

Culture

MOVIE REVIEW: Nothing mean about this ‘Mean Girls’ update

The original “Mean Girls” released in 2004 has become such a beloved teen film that it is no ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Beekeeper’ an absurd film, but comically entertaining

You certainly can’t accuse “The Beekeeper” of being boring. The latest vehicle for action star Jason Statham gives ...

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Argylle’ lacks creative punch

It might be time to have a discussion about director Matthew Vaughn. His career got off to a ...

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Three arrested in connection to alleged stabbing in Lincoln County

Danville Advocate-Messenger Three people were arrested in connection to an alleged stabbing in the Lincoln and Pulaski counties ...

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Preteens ‘on track to abandon biblical Christianity in record numbers,’ study shows

The Baptist Paper / Kentucky Today America’s preteens are following in the “unfortunate spiritual footsteps of the generations ...

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As some call for his ouster, McConnell pushes back on GOP critics: ‘They’ve had their shot’

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of negotiations and delays, the Senate on Thursday voted to move forward on legislation that ...

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JCPS audit on horizon, KY political leaders weigh in

Kentucky may spend up to $1.5 million on an audit into Jefferson County Public Schools this year. The ...