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Trump Administration Re-Approves New Rules For Kentucky Medicaid

The Trump administration has again approved work requirements or a suitable alternative for Kentucky’s Medicaid population after a judge blocked the state’s first attempt earlier this year.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services said Tuesday the new rules …

Dow Falls 950 Points, Or 4 Percent, In 2 Days

Stock prices took a sharp plunge for the second day in a row, Tuesday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen a total of 950 points, or 4 percent, in the last two days. The major stock market indexes are …

Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration’s Asylum Ban

A federal court in San Francisco has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s new asylum ban, saying it violates existing law and would cause irreparable harm to immigrants.

Earlier this month, President Trump issued a proclamation saying anyone crossing the U.S. …

EPA Regional Administrator For Kentucky Resigns After Indictment

The Environmental Protection Agency’s top regional official for the Southeast has resigned after a grand jury indicted him on ethics violations last week.

Southeast Regional Administrator Onis “Trey” Glenn, who oversaw EPA enforcement for eight states including Kentucky, was indicted …

Hurstbourne Residents File Lawsuit To Stop Topgolf Deal

Three couples who live near Oxmoor Center in Hurstbourne filed a lawsuit Monday in an effort to prevent Topgolf from building nearby. They say the Louisville Metro Planning Commission shouldn’t have granted Topgolf waivers for lighting that they say will …

Yarmuth: Pelosi Best Able To Lead House Democrats

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth says Nancy Pelosi is the only Democrat able to “hit the ground running” in leading the new Democratic-run House during a time when Democrats have a chance to show the country they can govern effectively.

Yarmuth …

Beshear Sues Another Opioid Company Over Marketing Practices

Attorney General Andy Beshear has filed a lawsuit against another painkiller manufacturer, saying that the company fueled Kentucky’s drug epidemic through aggressive marketing and fraud.

The suit claims that Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics gave kickbacks to doctors who prescribed its products …

Louisville Continues Crackdown On Homeless Camps

Damon Walker used to point to the homeless encampment on College Street under the I-65 off-ramp, and warn his daughter that bad decisions could leave her homeless. Now Walker lives at the College Street camp with other homeless people. But

Strange Fruit: When Your Moms Are White (And You’re Not)

November is National Adoption Month, a designation intended to raise awareness of the need for permanent families for children in the foster care system.

How much does race matter when it comes to giving a child a loving adoptive home?