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No vision test needed to renew driver's license

It's unlikely a person's vision will be as accurate at 60 as it is at 16, but the state of Kentucky doesn't consider that when renewing residents' driver's licenses. Kentucky requires a vision exam for drivers in three cases:...

'Pure bile' awaits Calipari in Memphis, a city that once regarded him as a god

Already a polarizing figure, John Calipari turns the love-hate to full volume with his return to Memphis this weekend when the University of Kentucky Wildcats play the UCLA Bruins. The hard feelings are still rock hard among ...

A guide to 2017 Kentucky Derby

Heading to Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby 2017? The time to plan, if you haven't already, is now. From tickets to transportation to lodging, here's the scoop on getting ready for the 143rd Run for the Roses.

Spring is in the Air: Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and Receive 10 Free Trees

The Ballard Co. Conservation District will be giving away Free Tree Seedlings on Thursday, March 30, 2017 to Ballard Co. residents. We will have Loblolly Pine, Tulip Poplar, and River Birch. We will be giving them away at 115...

local business

Bevin signs Real ID driver's license bill

Bevin signs Real ID driver's license bill
Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law Real ID legislation to bring Kentucky into compliance with federal security regulations for driver's licenses. He vetoed it last year. If Kentucky did not comply with the federal Homeland Security regulations enacted in 2005, the state's driver's licenses
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New proposal would redirect TVA funds to counties for economic development

New proposal would redirect TVA funds to counties for economic development
Fulton County Judge/Executive Jim Martin said the requested funds would not be a gift to the recipient counties, but rather an investment in much-needed job creation that has the potential for significant economic returns to the community and the state. Noting that the population of Fulton County is stagnant and predicted to decline primarily because of lost jobs, Martin said his community "suffers from not having the money available to involve ourselves in the strategies it takes to create jobs, which is the only way to regain our economic viability."
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State: Kynect transition successful

State: Kynect transition successful
While replacement legislation to the Affordable Care Act is being debated in Washington, Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services reported Tuesday "a successful transition from kynect to the federal health insurance marketplace healthcare.gov."
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victorious living

How far will you go?

How far will you go?

He went on to question himself for doing harm to Saul's robe. He said, "How can I do this thing to the Lord's anointed, to put my hand out against him?" (I Sam 24:5-6)

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING FIRM YET FAIR

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING FIRM YET FAIR

Brian demonstrated a very effective method for handling a situation where a child has violated the boundaries and is being uncooperative. He said, "Get down to the child's level. Make them look you in the eye, and in a firm, assertive voice tell them what you expected, what they did wrong, and what the consequence will be."

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This Is Us

This Is Us

In my opinion, the widespread appeal of This Is Us stems from its ability to connect generations. For example, in one of the fall episodes, the Pearsons are serving up Thanksgiving dinner. Randall particularly loves Thanksgiving, as evidenced by his getting up at 6:30 to make it happen, with Paul Simon's Graceland playing in the background.

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Sports

Ryan Newman ends victory drought with a daring dash at Phoenix

Ryan Newman ends victory drought with a daring dash at Phoenix

Newman took the lead during a caution flag period that began with just eight laps to go. That's when Kyle Busch had a commanding hold on the race as the leader and was counting down the laps before Joey Logano -- the same guy Busch punched the week before at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after a last-lap crash -- smashed into Phoenix's Turn 1 wall with a blown right front tire.

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