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Kentucky Outlook

Kentucky Outlook

Kentucky Outlook goes beyond the thirty-second sound bite to give a story the time it deserves. Hosted by Emmy Award winner Barbara Deeb, Kentucky Outlook offers compelling and informative insight into issues that affect us all.

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Kentucky House Speaker: Ark Tax Incentives Unconstitutional

House Speaker Greg Stumbo believes the state is not following the law by providing tax incentives for a Noah’s Ark theme park in northern Kentucky. 

In a news conference this week in his Capito...

McConnell Amendment Would Force Feds to Take New Steps Before Moving Child Migrants Across States

Senator Mitch McConnell wants new restrictions placed on the federal government’s ability to transport the growing number of young migrants coming to the U.S. from Central America.

The Kentucky Repu...

Warnings Go Out About Local Utility Scam

Both Warren RECC and Bowling Green Municipal Utilities report that some residents and businesses have been contacted by individuals representing themselves as employees and attempting to obtain cre...

Grand Jury Clears Madisonville Police in Shooting

A grand jury has cleared Madisonville police in the shooting death of a 35-year-old man who pulled a weapon last month.

Kentucky State Police said a Hopkins County grand jury heard evidence in the c...

Waide Attorney: Indictment Against Lawmaker is 'Politically Motivated'

The lawyer for embattled State Representative Ben Waide is dismissing charges that his client misused his company’s money to illegally fund his election campaign.

Hopkinsville attorney Bill Deathera...