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UK panel urges confidential search until end

Updated: 01/28/2011 - A committee looking for the next University of Kentucky president recommended Friday that the nationwide search remain strictly confidential until the process is nearly completed.

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Woman dies in tractor accident

Posted: 01/28/2011 - A 41-year-old western Kentucky woman has died after a tractor carrying her and two young children went off the road and turned over in a field.

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Millions go unclaimed in Kentucky Lottery

Updated: 01/28/2011 - Every year, millions of dollars worth of Kentucky lottery winnings go unclaimed. According to the Kentucky Lottery's records, the sum of the unclaimed winnings averages 8-10 million dollars a year. In 2010, that number jumped up to 13.6 million dollars. A spokesperson for the Kentucky Lottery says the majority of the tickets that go unclaimed are scratch-off tickets worth between 2 to 5 dollars. There are, however, three high dollar winners currently unclaimed, including a $52,000 Win For Life ticket which was sold at the Speedway on Southland Drive in Lexington.

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Two arrested for gas station burglary; suspect speaks from jail

Updated: 01/28/2011 - Only 27 NewsFirst was there when police arrested two men for a crime caught on surveillance video early this morning. Police say they caught the two with the stolen goods, but in an interview one of the accused has a slightly different story to tell.

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Man accused of dealing drugs out of apartment

Posted: 01/28/2011 - Operation UNITE officials say 22-year-old Michael D. Morton, of Letcher County, had been staying at the apartment, which was rented to someone else, and dealing drugs while that person was away.

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Man accused of abducting woman from home

Posted: 01/28/2011 - Frankfort Police say 34-year-old Toma D. Washington and the victim had a previous relationship. He now faces several charges.

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Hearing in Steve Nunn case delayed

Updated: 01/28/2011 - A hearing that had been scheduled for Friday in former Kentucky lawmaker Steve Nunn's murder case has been delayed.

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Taco Bell fights back on beef lawsuit with ad push

Updated: 01/28/2011 - The fast-food chain is placing full-page print ads in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times and other papers as well as online ads to "set the record straight".

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Church asks for people to stop praying for snow

Updated: 01/28/2011 - A sign at a Lexington church pretty much sums up the way a lot of people feel right now about the weather. Simply put, it says "whoever is praying for this snow, please stop."

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