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Staten Island ferry slams into dock; dozens hurt

Posted: 05/08/2010 - A Staten Island ferry with a history of accidents malfunctioned as it approached its terminal Saturday and smashed into a pier with a jolt that tossed passengers to the deck and hurt as many as 37 people.

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Deep-sea ice crystals stymie Gulf oil leak fix

Posted: 05/08/2010 - A novel but risky attempt to use a 100-ton steel-and-concrete box to cover a deepwater oil well gushing toxic crude into the Gulf of Mexico was aborted Saturday after ice crystals encased it, an ominous development as thick blobs of tar began washing up on Alabama's white sand beaches.

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Kentucky 801 reopens after flooding

Updated: 05/09/2010 - A central Kentucky roadway is back open, nearly a week after flooding forced officials to close it down.

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Frankfort KFC armed robbery

Posted: 05/08/2010 - Frankfort police are investigating, after a manager was robbed at gunpoint while leaving work.

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Bledsoe and Orton staying in the NBA Draft.

Posted: 05/08/2010 - Wildcasts Bledsoe and Orton are staying in the draft. University of Kentucky Freshman Eric Bledsoe and Daniel Orton are keeping their names in the NBA Draft.

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New law to ensure lawbreakers making restitution.

Posted: 05/08/2010 - Kentucky jails will be able to file monthly reports on whether offenders are paying restitution and abiding by parole conditions under a new law taking effect this year.

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests.

Updated: 05/09/2010 - Police make a traffic stop that leads to three arrests on drug charges. Danville Police report making a traffic stop at one o'clock Saturday morning on Ryan Baughman of Danville. During the traffic stop police canine Bak indicated concerns about the vehicle.

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Lawsuit filed over Kentucky Derby tickets

Posted: 05/07/2010 - An Oldham County man who operates a Kentucky Derby ticket business alleges in a lawsuit that an assistant University of Louisville basketball coach kept $50,000 of his money that was supposed to be used to obtain Derby tickets for the broker.

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Inmates challenge new execution method in Kentucky

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Kentucky's lethal injection protocol was set to take effect Friday, but three condemned inmates have asked a judge to stop the state from using it to execute anyone.

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Jurors get look at journal in slaying case

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Jurors in Knoxville got to look inside a journal that a handwriting expert testified was penned by torture-slayings suspect Vanessa Coleman.

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E. coli outbreak may be from Arizona lettuce farm

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz., may be the source of a widespread E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that has sickened at least 19 people and prompted a recall in 23 states.

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Burst of hiring aids recovery, but long slog ahead

Updated: 05/07/2010 - The economy got what it needed in April: A burst of hiring that added a net 290,000 jobs, the biggest monthly total in four years. It showed employers are gaining confidence as the recovery takes deeper root.

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