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News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Republican Party of Kentucky is alleging that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes accepted prohibited campaign donations from her father's company. The party made the charge in a complaint to the Federal Election Commission. A spokeswoman for the Grimes campaign called the complaint a political stunt.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Louisville facility that treats drug addicts says it is planning a major expansion to meet a growing need due to the heroin epidemic. The Courier-Journal reports The Healing Place was announcing plans to spend $20 million over two years to nearly double the size of its facility for men.

PARK HILLS, Ky. (AP) - A northern Kentucky city has settled a lawsuit claiming its former police chief was fired because of her gender. The Kentucky Enquirer reports terms of the settlement call for Amy Schworer to be paid $350,000. Schworer, who is now a detective in Erlanger, filed suit after being fired by Mayor Don Catchen.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A 63-year-old Maryville woman has been sentenced to serve more than 39 years in prison for drug and money laundering offenses. The charges against Sandra Kincaid are connected with the Breakthrough Pain Therapy Center, which she co-owned with her husband.

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