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Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Monday released final highway fatality statistics for 2014. Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased in 2014 after a record low in 2013. There were 672 fatalities last year, 34 more then 2013. It was, however, the second lowest total since 1949, when 573 fatalities were recorded. ---KY Press News Service * * * Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in Kentucky and the second leading cause of death in people ages 15 to 34, according to a "Mortality in the United States Report," published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. ---Paducah Sun * * * As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments April 28 on the fate of gay marriage, in cases from Kentucky and three other states, 126 amicus curiae, or "friend of the court," briefs have been filed to try to influence the court's decision. ---Courier-Journal * * * Log on, tune in to the New "Q" 101.5 FM - Morgantown!