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

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MILTON, Ky. (AP) - Traffic is crossing the Ohio River again between Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., thanks to the reopening of the U.S. 421 bridge a week after the span was slid into place from temporary supports. Govs. Mike Pence of Indiana and Steve Beshear of Kentucky called the project was a fine achievement.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a Lexington attorney who is serving probation for theft of his clients' money. The justices on Thursday granted 37-year-old Clifford Alan Branham's request to resign from the Kentucky Bar Association under the terms of permanent disbarment.

BEREA, Ky. (AP) - Berea is one of four Appalachian communities chosen for a program to help promote economic development, preserve rural lands and increase access to locally grown food. The Livable Communities in Appalachia were chosen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and others.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville has extended its longtime partnership with sportswear maker adidas, which will continue outfitting its 23 athletic programs and include additional uniforms for the Cardinals' football team. The five-year contract worth a projected $39 million through 2018-19 places Louisville among the top five nationally in apparel rights among all brands.

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