Gov. Bevin’s special session adjourned until January

Speaking in House Chambers at about 7:35 p.m., Acting House Speaker David Osborne said the special session needed to end, prompting large applause from his colleagues.

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The report shows a lack of leadership from the Trump administration is directly impacting the VA’s ability to reach suicidal veterans.

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Trial date set for man accused in police chase crash that killed man and two small children

Former McLean Co. teacher pleads guilty; sentencing scheduled

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It was the first sign of a potential White House counter offer as the clock ticks down toward Friday's deadline to fund the government.
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  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.

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Coroner releases preliminary cause of death for Henderson Co. inmate

FedEx contractor accused of being drunk while out delivering packages in Owensboro

Evansville man had his car stolen with his dog in it

JPD: Parent-Teacher Club treasurer charged with theft

Spike in sickness closes one Henderson school Monday

Credit card thefts from local gyms

American Legion donates bikes to Salvation Army

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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

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USI Basketball Rolls over Midway

Huge First Half Propels KWC Men to GMAC Win over Malone

KWC Women Earn Big Conference Road Win, over Malone

KWC Women Beat Malone 60-55

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Kentucky’s Pension Crisis: How we got here

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University of Evansville professor is no longer employed with the college after an investigation into a series of complaints against the professor.
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  In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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EPD asking for help to identify suspect

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