LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A proposed order in federal court says a Kentucky coal company will pay $660,000 in fines for illegally dumping mining debris into Appalachian streams.
Prosecutors say Nally & Hamilton Enterprises violated the federal Clean Water Act by dumping at mining sites in Harlan and Knox counties.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Nearly 55,000 people have signed up for private health insurance through Kentucky's state health insurance marketplace. The latest figures from the federal government through March 1 show 54,945 people have selected a health plan through Kynect.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - New noxious weeds would be marked for eradication from Kentucky's roadways under dual bills which passed out of two committees Tuesday. Japanese knotweed, marestail, poison hemlock, amure honeysuckle, kudzu and common teasel will all be added to the state's list of invasive herbaceous species.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The widow of a highly decorated World War II veteran from southern Kentucky has lost a bid to require the U.S. Army to review an application to award her husband a Medal of Honor for his service. Lyda Conner of Albany, Ky., has waged a 17-year campaign to have the Army take another look at the service record of the late Lt. Garlin Murl Conner.
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