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Mason Co. knocks off Butler, 58-47

Posted: 03/20/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Forward Tyler Black scored 18 points and guard Jordan Gilbert added 10 as Mason County held off Butler 58-47 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Kentucky Boys Sweet 16 tournament at Rupp Arena.

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Senator says Instant Racing proposal a longshot

Posted: 03/19/2010 - A Republican senator said Friday he's still jockeying to allow Kentucky race tracks to offer an electric game based on old horse races, but acknowledged his effort to generate more money for the racing industry has become a longshot.

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Man arrested on murder charge for deadly wrong-way crash

Updated: 03/20/2010 - Police arrested 24-year-old Adam Leake Friday afternoon in Russell County. They say he was driving the wrong way on New Circle Road in Lexington back in January at the time of the crash.

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Kentucky student killed in shootout

Updated: 03/19/2010 - A junior at Western Kentucky University was one of two men who died following a bank robbery and subsequent shootout in Tennessee.

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Nighbert to pay fine to resolve ethics complaint

Posted: 03/19/2010 - Former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert has admitted that he violated a government ethics code and has agreed to pay a $500 fine to resolve a case before the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

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Ft. Campbell soldier killed in Afganistan

Posted: 03/19/2010 - Governor Steve Beshear ordered flags to fly at half staff Friday, in honor of a slain soldier based out of Kentucky, killed overseas.

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Anna Nicole Smith's estate gets none of oil fortune

Posted: 03/19/2010 - A federal appeals court says Anna Nicole Smith's estate will receive none of the more than $300 million that she claimed her late billionaire husband had promised her.

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Police: Escaped inmate recaptured

Updated: 03/19/2010 - Police say Jason Perry escaped from the McCreary County Jail Thursday night. He was recaptured Friday afternoon.

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Teen gets Big Blue birthday surprise

Updated: 03/19/2010 - Several members of the UK basketball team made one 16-year-old's birthday very memorable. The story is now getting lots of attention on the Internet.

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Time set for UK's second round game against Wake Forest

Posted: 03/19/2010 - The Cats will take on the Demon Deacons Saturday, 30 minutes after the Baylor-Old Dominion game concludes in New Orleans. UK's estimated tip time is 8:30 p.m. You can watch the game live on WKYT.

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Car crash victim dies

Posted: 03/19/2010 - Brian Houck, 23, of Nicholasville died a few hours after the crash in Lexington.

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Wild turkeys plentiful this season

Posted: 03/19/2010 - State wildlife specialists say the spring turkey hunting season might be one of the best in a decade.

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Almost everything stops for UK game

Posted: 03/19/2010 - Movie theaters, fire station breakrooms, and smartphones keep fans connected to UK's first game of the NCAA tournament.

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