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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say four corrections officers in Tennessee have been charged with bringing drugs into a jail. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Thursday that the four officers worked at the Northwest Correctional Complex, a state penitentiary in Lake County. The officers were indicted Feb. 20 on charges that they possessed or introduced drugs into the facility.

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - Officials say the International Bluegrass Music Center is set to open this fall. Chris Joslin, the center's executive director, told the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau that a three-day celebration featuring live music will mark the event on Oct. 18-20.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say a used bourbon barrel cooperage is relocating its Louisville operation as part of an $850,000 investment that will create 35 full-time jobs in the next five years. The first phase of renovations at Kentucky Bourbon Barrel's new Louisville facility is expected to be completed by the end of June. The project will help it meet increased demand.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers are closing in on making the biggest changes to the workers' compensation system in decades. The bill passed the Senate Thursday. If the House accepts those changes, the bill will go to Gov. Matt Bevin.

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