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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seems likely to strike down a California law that mainly regulates anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers. Both conservative and liberal justices voiced skepticism Tuesday about the law that requires the centers to tell clients about the availability of contraception, abortion and pre-natal care, at little or no cost.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Senate is proposing raises for the state's judges and circuit court clerks, but only if lawmakers pass an overhaul to the public pension system that has prompted fierce opposition from public workers. The Senate budget proposal released Tuesday would use savings from the pension bill to pay for the raises. Democratic state Sen. Robin Webb called it extortion.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say researchers will experiment with a riverbed bubbler and sound system as an environmentally friendly way to block the spread of an invasive fish. The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet says the technology will be tested below Barkley Dam in western Kentucky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky House has voted to increase death benefits for the surviving spouses and children of police officers killed in the line of duty. House members passed the bill 89-0 Monday while the spouses of several slain police officers watched from the gallery.

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