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FRANKFORT, Ky. — After a successful rollout, Kentucky's health insurance exchange looks to add at least two new insurance providers next year. CareSource based in Ohio and WellCare in Florida have submitted applications to begin selling insurance on kynect, the state-run health insurance marketplace that offers subsidized health insurance plans to low-income Kentuckians. Right now, three companies sells insurance through kynect - with more than 80 percent of the sales going to a nonprofit co-op. State insurance officials say they expect the new companies, if approved, could potentially lower rates through better competition. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear is in Washington on Tuesday to talk about the success of kynect, which has so far signed up 421,000 people. By Adam Beam. 500 words by 4 p.m.
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MIDDLESBORO, Ky. — A modern map marking the trail taken by pioneer Daniel Boone into central Kentucky has been unveiled. The Middlesboro Daily News (http://bit.ly/1pEOVmP) reports hundreds of Boone's descendants, historians and community members gathered at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park on Saturday to see Boone's Trace Trail revealed. The trail marks more than 120 miles in six counties as Boone traveled from Cumberland Gap to Clark County, where he built Fort Boonesborough. SENT: 250 words.
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