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Sheriff Investigating Rash of Thefts

June 28, 2017
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (6/28/17) — The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office is investigating recent thefts from Kentucky 919 area in Ohio County. OCSO reports a variety of items have been taken including gas cans, jumper cables, four mud tires for a four-wheel drive, four…

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Grill up Hot Dogs with the Works

June 28, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (6/28/17) — Backyard barbecues simply would not be the same without hot dogs. While many people may not eat hot dogs during much of the year, come summertime when the…
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Kentucky Brewers, Farmers, KSU to…

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (6/28/17) — Kentucky brewers, Kentucky Proud producers, and Kentucky State University will produce craft beers infused with locally grown ingredients that will be released this fall. In a news conference today in Georgetown, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles joined representatives of the Kentucky Guild of Brewers, the Kentucky Hop Growers Alliance, and KSU to announce the…
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Double Dollars Program Expands with New…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/28/17) — Additional federal, state, and private-sector funding will enable more low-income families in 22 counties to double their purchasing power at participating farmers’ markets and retail stores across Kentucky. Kentucky Double Dollars merges and expands programs already offered by Community Farm Alliance (CFA) and Bluegrass Farm to Table. The popular Double Dollars…
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Gov. Bevin Ceremonially Signs Recently…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/28/17) — Gov. Matt Bevin, joined by state legislators and constituents, yesterday ceremonially signed more than a dozen pieces of recently enacted legislation at the State Capitol. Among the acts signed were House bills 128 and 161 and Senate bills 4 and 79. Gov. Bevin has called the General Assembly’s 2017 regular session “the most successful in Kentucky history.” “The members…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/28/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday June 27, 2017. Mega Millions Tuesday 4 - 21 - 45 - 52 - 57 - 14 Megaplier: 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 5 - 2 - 4 Tuesday Evening 0 - 2 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 4 - 4 - 6 - 7 Tuesday Evening 4 - 9 - 3 - 2 Cash Ball 225 Tuesday 1 - 13 - 25 - 27 - 15 5 Cash Card Tuesday 9S - JD - JH - 7D - JC Winning…
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Shawnee Plant Emission Controls Nearer…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (6/28/17) — The emission control project for Units No. 1 and No. 4 at the Shawnee Fossil Plant on the Ohio River in Kentucky is more than 78 percent complete with more than 850,000 hours worked. Large spray dryer absorbers systems will remove up to 95 percent of the sulfur dioxide (SO2), and selective catalytic reduction will remove 90 percent of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) from the…
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Pet of the Day - Cruz

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KENTUCKY (6/28/17) — Pet of the day is Cruz. Meet Cruz! Cruz is a beautiful 7 month old Lab mix who has found himself at a crowded shelter with his brother, Drake. Cruz has not been properly socialized but he is learning that people are okay to trust! Cruz is wonderful with women and kids, he is a little skittish of men but getting better. Cruz loves to play in water and run through the dog park.…
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Quarles Hails WOTUS Rule Withdrawal

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/17) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles hailed the decision of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to withdraw the Waters of the United States rule that would have dramatically expanded the EPA’s regulatory authority. “I applaud EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to propose a repeal of the destructive Obama-era ‘Waters of the United States’…
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Gooch Testifies about Aluminum Imports…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/17) — Representative Jim Gooch, R-Providence, testified in Washington, DC last week in support of President Trump’s investigation into the national security implications of imports of aluminum from Canada and China. Rep. Gooch represents the 12th district, which is home to Century Aluminum’s smelter in Sebree. Aluminum is used to make products for the automotive and aerospace…
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2016 Overdose Report Shows Fentanyl…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/17) — The nationwide opioid epidemic continued taking its lethal toll on the Commonwealth last year, driving up overdose deaths to unprecedented levels with an ever-stronger mix of fentanyl, heroin and prescription pills. According to a report released today by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, fatal overdoses totaled 1,404 in 2016, a 7.4 percent increase from the…
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Comer 1 of 6 Members of Congress to…

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WASHINGTON (6/27/17) – Continuing to set himself apart from the rest of Congress with respect to personal transparency, Congressman James Comer was one of six members of 535 members of Congress to disclose his entire 2016 tax returns. Roll Call magazine requested each of the 435 representatives and 100 senators release their entire 2016 tax returns. Despite the public disclosure of President…
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Quarles Reminds Motorists to Watch for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/17) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles reminds motorists to watch for signs of tampering on motor fuel pumps as credit card thieves gear up for the Fourth of July and the traffic-heavy summer travel season. “The Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the law-enforcement community are on the lookout for credit card skimmers, but we depend on you to be vigilant when you…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday June 26, 2017. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 3 - 9 Monday Evening 9 - 6 - 5 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 9 - 1 - 0 Monday Evening 0 - 5 - 9 - 7 Cash Ball 225 Monday 13 - 26 - 28 - 35 - 1 5 Cash Card Monday 6C - 3D - 10S - 10D - KD Lucky for Life Monday 7 - 18 - 21 - 30 - 34 - 5 Winning numbers of the…
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13-Year-Old's Dream of Riding a Bike…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/27/17) — Danielle Pruitt is a bona fide teenager. The chatty 13-year-old loves social media, hanging out with her friends and going to school (most days). Much to her parents' chagrin, she often introduces herself with a drawn-out greeting of, “’Sup?" What is not like most other teens is that she cannot move her limbs or sit up. Danielle has spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic…
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Pet of the Day - Drake

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (6/27/17) — Pet of the day is Drake. Meet Drake! Drake is a beautiful 7 month old Lab mix who has found himself at a crowded shelter with his brother, Cruz. Drake has not been properly socialized but he is learning that people are okay to trust! Drake is wonderful with women and kids, he is a little skiddish of men but getting better. Drake loves to play in water and run through the dog…
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Senate Health Care Plan Will Provide…

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WASHINGTON (6/26/17) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks today on the Senate floor outlining the Senate Republican health care plan: “Seven years ago, Democrats forced an unfair health care system on our country that they called the ‘Affordable Care Act.’ It turned out to be anything but. They told Americans it would lower their premiums — but Obamacare…

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J.C. McKeown, 92, of Beaver Dam

June 27, 2017
BEAVER DAM, Ky. — J.C. McKeown, 92, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 5, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Jim and Emma Mermon McKeown. Mr. McKeown was a retired coal miner, member of Sugar…

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