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Report: Locked Out SNAP Recipients Face Barriers To Returning

Health advocates say more than 10,000 Kentuckians have lost access to SNAP benefits, popularly known as food stamps, as time limits have been reinstated in most Kentucky counties. Now, a new report suggests many recipients face barriers to reactivating those benefits.

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Kentucky Democrats are calling for a former speaker of the House and another Republican lawmaker to leave their posts. The comments come as new details of the sexual misconduct allegations against them emerged Wednesday.

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Health advocates say more than 10,000 Kentuckians have lost access to SNAP benefits, popularly known as food stamps, as time limits have been reinstated in most Kentucky counties. Now, a new report suggests many recipients face barriers to reactivating those benefits. 

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On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills high on their wish lists: either seeking to impose near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's access to the procedure.

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The coroner’s report confirms what investigators had already suspected. The man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 and slammed into an SUV full of a family of five was drunk.

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Opponents of Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed Medicaid changes are mounting another court challenge, putting the question back before the same federal judge who struck down the state's initial waiver offering in 2018. 

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has officially filed to run for governor, calling on his Democratic opponents to release their tax returns ahead of the May 21st primary.

Opioids Cause Greater Death Risk Than Car Crashes

Jan 15, 2019
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The opioid epidemic is hitting closer to home than some Kentuckians might realize. According to the National Safety Council, the odds of dying from an opioid overdose are, for the first time, greater than the odds of dying in a car accident.

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With the partial government shutdown dragging on with no signs of hope from Washington, Kentucky Utilities is trying to get out the word about programs that could assist federal workers who have been furloughed. 

A Kentucky woman charged with drunken driving told police she did it create a teachable moment. 48-year-old Sunita Jairam was arrested early Sunday on charges including endangering the welfare of a minor.

Search Underway For Missing Anderson County Teen

Jan 14, 2019
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The search continues for a Lawrenceburg teenager who ran away from home Saturday night and hasn’t been seen since.

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