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School secretary sentenced for rape wants out of prison

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Just five weeks after being sent to prison for raping a student a former high school secretary says she's learned her lesson. A Madison County judge sentenced Lynda Chase last month to three years in prison, but her lawyer has now filed a petition for shock probation.

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Lexington to hire 25 new officers

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Lexington city leaders announced Thursday a $3.9 million federal grant will allow the city to hire 25 new officers and create a Public Safety Task Force.

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Governor appeals to Obama for coal jobs

Posted: 09/29/2011 - Governor Steve Beshear sent a letter to President Obama this week appealing to him to change federal policies that the governor says it costing Kentucky mining jobs.

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$5,000 reward now being offered in man's death

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Close to a year after a man's remains were found in a rural Kentucky cornfield, the Taylor County Sheriff's Department is offering a reward for information that helps solve the case.

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Man arrested for 2010 murder

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Lexington Police have arrested a man for a 2010 murder. Kerry Mitchell was beaten to death in his apartment on December 28.

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Operation UNITE receives federal grant to promote public health

Updated: 09/29/2011 - Operation UNITE counts among its successes investigations that bust up illegal drug operations, but a new $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gives the organization hope it can prevent more cases from getting that far.

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Building heavily damaged in fire

Posted: 09/28/2011 - Investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire that left an old market building in downtown Lexington heavily damaged.

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Company finds gouge in ruptured pipeline

Updated: 09/28/2011 - The owner of a natural gas pipeline that ruptured in central Kentucky last week says its investigation so far has revealed that a third-party contractor was digging with a track-hoe in the vicinity of the break.

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