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Kentucky drug crackdown yields 200 arrests in Operation Summer Heat

By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A sweeping investigation into suspected drug trafficking rings has produced more than 200 arrests and drug seizures valued at nearly $685,000, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday. He also touted prevention and treatment programs ...

EPA says more data needed to assess impact of $1.7B Hudson River cleanup

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal environmental officials said Wednesday they need to collect more data from the Hudson River before they determine how well six years of dredging completed in 2015 to clean up the river is working. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft review ...

IRS collects milestone $1 billion in back taxes from high-wealth taxpayers

By FATIMA HUSSEIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS announced Thursday that it has collected $1 billion in back taxes from high-wealth tax cheats — a milestone meant to showcase how the agency is making use of the money it received as part of the Biden administration's ...