Taylor Inman

West Kentucky March For Our Lives Continues Despite Calls For Bad Weather

Despite a call for thunderstorms and rain Saturday the west Kentucky March For Our Lives event plans to run as scheduled.

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Updated at 11:25 p.m. ET

The Trump administration announced new rules that would disqualify certain transgender people from military service.

The White House made the announcement late Friday evening:

A bipartisan bill Congress passed this week spells out how the federal government will spend $1.3 trillion.

It also allocates some smaller amounts: the money customers leave behind as tips in restaurants, nail salons and other businesses.

The legislation makes it clear that tips belong to the workers who receive them and can't be taken by their employers, managers or supervisors.

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Eastern Kentucky University is facing $25 million in budget cuts across the board, amid an increase in pension contributions and cuts to state funding.



Lawmakers in Kentucky are rethinking the state's recent return to private prisons at a time when Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration warns the state is about a year away from running out of space to hold inmates.

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  Kentucky solar advocates want state regulators to consider the benefits of residential solar, but they say that won’t happen under the latest version of a net metering bill under consideration in the state General Assembly.

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  Due to the threat of inclement weather Saturday, the Paducah Parks & Recreation Department’s Easter Eggstravaganza is being postponed until the end of March.  

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Despite a call for thunderstorms and rain Saturday the west Kentucky March For Our Lives event plans to run as scheduled.


  Close to $1.1 million is being distributed between west Kentucky communities to stimulate economic development after the closing of Paducah’s Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

A musician and hunting guide running for Congress as a Democrat, arguing for gun regulation. A gun-owning doctor who treated victims of a school shooting, and never wants to do it again. Student shooting survivors who support the Second Amendment and have joined the "Never Again" movement.

When they stand up to address the crowd at a "March for Our Lives" rally in western Kentucky on Saturday, they won't just be pushing for changes in policy.

Dog lovers rejoice: You now have another excuse to share pictures of your pups.

Today is National Puppy Day, as declared by holiday founder Colleen Paige and thousands of Twitter users, who made #NationalPuppyDay a trending hashtag on Friday.


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Becca Schimmel | Ohio Valley ReSource

Trader Woes: Region’s Bourbon, Beans And More Could Suffer Under Tariffs

President Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are scheduled to take effect at the end of the week. That’s encouraged some metals manufacturers in the Ohio Valley to ramp up hiring and production. But other regional businesses, from bourbon distillers to soybean farmers worry about retaliation from trade partners. Becca Schimmel of the Ohio Valley ReSource reports on the industries that stand to lose out.

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