Kentucky official: Don’t feed the bears

by The Associated Press –  HARLAN, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials have increased patrols in the southeastern part of the state due to a prevalence of people feeding bears. Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Bear Program Coordinator John Hast told the Lexington Herald-Leader that feeding bears desensitizes them to human contact and conditions them…

Major changes whipsaw Kentucky Medicaid in recent weeks

by Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier Journal – Arrested ICE protestors yell from Louisville police van as one supporter yells with themMatt Stone, Louisville Courier Journal Kentucky’s Medicaid program has undergone several major changes in recent weeks, confusing health providers and some of the 1.4 million Kentuckians covered by the government health plan. Here’s a look at the…