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

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice has reached a $1.5 million settlement over dozens of reclamation violations at several of his coal mines in eastern Kentucky. The agreement also requires Justice to post millions in bond and complete the reclamation work by September 2015.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers says infrastructure improvements are needed in the Mississippi River watershed. Brig. Gen. Peter A. DeLuca says the changes will allow inland waterways to better handle increased agriculture, oil and natural gas production and the effects of climate change.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The CEO of bankrupt Young Oil will spend 33 months in prison for scamming investors. Anthony L. Young of Knob Lick pleaded guilty in March to defrauding investors in Kentucky and Tennessee. Young was sentenced today in Louisville.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions last night with hands raised and palms forward. It was a show of solidarity with the people in Ferguson, Missouri, who are protesting the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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