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Perry staying in presidential race

Posted: 01/04/2012 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is staying in the presidential race despite a fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

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Man in wheelchair killed in crash

Posted: 01/04/2012 - Investigators say Jerry Giles, 52, was under the influence while operating his motorized wheelchair on Kentucky 76 in Adair County.

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Two hurt in crash that killed horse

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Lexington Police say three horses were out, running loose along Georgetown Road, near Kearney Road, when one of the horses was hit by a car.

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Victory in hand, Romney looks to New Hampshire

Posted: 01/04/2012 - Mitt Romney is moving on from Tuesday's narrow victory in Iowa to next week's primary in New Hampshire, and anticipating sharper criticism from his rivals.

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Heating assistance begins

Posted: 01/04/2012 - Starting Wednesday, those who need help heating their homes can apply for assistance.

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Will Kentucky's early prisoner release system work?

Updated: 01/04/2012 - Tuesday, the state released more than 900 inmates in a cost-cutting, early release program. Kentucky is joining the ranks of about a dozen other states that have tried similar measures to combat government budget cuts and overcrowding in prisons.

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Iowa: Santorum, Romney leading the tight vote

Posted: 01/03/2012 - The winner could claim bragging rights - and perhaps much more - as the Republican nominating campaign makes the turn to primaries in New Hampshire on Jan. 10, then South Carolina and Florida before the end of January.

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Lee Overstreet dies at 91

Posted: 01/03/2012 - Lee Overstreet passed away this week at age 91. She worked for more than a decade at the Kentucky Theatre in Lexington.

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Kentucky has long history of pipeline explosions

Updated: 01/04/2012 - The investigation into Monday night's, gas pipeline explosion could take weeks, if not months to get to the bottom of what happened. A preliminary inquiry started by the company that operates the line will likely lead to a federal investigation by the Department of Transportation, which is common in cases like these.

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Officials say Kentucky is a hub for natural gas lines

Updated: 01/03/2012 - Officials with the Public Safety Commission say Kentucky is a hub for natural gas lines. Although the lines are quite safe, a few people living near them have some concerns in the wake of the Estill County explosion Monday.

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Escaped inmates now back in custody

Posted: 01/03/2012 - Police arrested 24-year-old Josh Abner and 26-year-old Phillip Wells Monday night in Dickson, Tennessee. Investigators say the two men escaped from the Powell County Detention Center last month.

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Police searching for sexual abuse suspect

Posted: 01/03/2012 - Kentucky State Police say 51-year-old Jeffrey Wayne Roe, of Grayson, is charged with sexually abusing a child under the age of 12.

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