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NCAA to expand March Madness from 65 to 68 teams

Updated: 04/22/2010 - The NCAA is on the verge of expanding the men's basketball tournament from 65 to 68 teams beginning next year and announced a new, $10.8 billion broadcasting deal with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting on Thursday that will allow every game to be shown live for the first time.

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Woman found next to burning home

Updated: 06/03/2010 - A woman was flown to a hospital burn unit after being found outside her burning home just before 3:00am Thursday morning.

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Appliance rebate program begins

Updated: 04/23/2010 - Kentucky is offering rebates if you recycle your old appliance and replace it with an Energy-Star model.

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Oil rig survivors back on land; 11 missing

Posted: 04/22/2010 - About 100 workers had made it to a supply boat after Tuesday night's explosion, then were plucked from the Gulf of Mexico by Coast Guard rescuers.

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Man found dead in burning home died of heart attack

Updated: 04/22/2010 - The coroner confirms a man found dead in his burning home Wednesday night died of a heart attack while cooking. The fire started in the kitchen from the food he was cooking at the time he died.

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Researchers use carbon to reinforce Ky. bridge

Posted: 04/21/2010 - University of Kentucky engineers are experimenting on a small country bridge in central Kentucky with hopes of finding an easier and more affordable way to patch up many of the nation's aging steel bridges.

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Families await arrival of rig blast survivors

Updated: 04/21/2010 - A Mississippi woman says it took nine hours to find out that her crane operator husband had survived a blast on an oil platform off the Louisiana coast.

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Unusual park theft: trees & flowers missing

Updated: 04/21/2010 - It's probably the last thing they expected to find just a day before earth day. Folks who take care of a Kentucky park say thieves took trees and flowers right out of the ground.

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Kentucky mines hit with surprise inspections

Posted: 04/21/2010 - The federal government confirmed Wednesday it raided mines across the country this past weekend, including some in Kentucky. Those raided were known to have problems.

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Contractors face new lead paint rule

Updated: 04/21/2010 - A federal rule taking effect Thursday requires contractors take additional precautions when renovating houses that may have lead paint.

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2009 prison riot leads to protest at courthouse

Posted: 04/21/2010 - Family members of inmates in a central Kentucky prison where a fiery riot last year caused extensive damage protested Wednesday outside a courthouse while a grand jury decided if some prisoners would be criminally charged.

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Computer Glitch wreaks havoc statewide

Updated: 04/22/2010 - A massive computer glitch on a statewide network is causing problems for schools and law enforcement across Kentucky.

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Sources say Roethlisberger to be suspended

Posted: 04/21/2010 - The Associated Press is reporting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be suspended for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

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Some European flight restrictions lifted

Posted: 04/21/2010 - All of the flight restrictions have been lifted in Germany's airspace, but some restrictions are still in place over parts of Britain, Ireland and France as a volcanic ash cloud lingers.

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11 missing after oil rig explosion

Posted: 04/21/2010 - At least 11 people are reported missing after an explosion late Tuesday night rocked an offshore oil drilling platform.

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