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Mining Firms Win On Appeal In Mountaintop Mining Dispute

Posted: 02/14/2009 - ... three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., ruled the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has the authority to issue Clean Water Act permits for mountaintop removal mines without more extensive reviews.

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Blue Grass Airport's Smaller Runway Closed

Posted: 02/14/2009 - ...The redesigned runway will no longer intersect with the airport's main 7,000-foot runway, which will remain open during the construction.

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Space Debris Causes Alarm In Kentucky

Updated: 02/15/2009 - The 27 NEWSFIRST Newsroom checked into numerous reports of sightings of blue and white lights in the sky, as well as loud booms that, in some cases, rattled homes.

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Loud Boom Rocks Southern Kentucky

Updated: 02/16/2009 - 27 NEWSFIRST started receiving phone calls tonight telling us a loud boom, or series of booms were heard this evening in Southern Kentucky.

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Helping In The Wake Of Tragedy

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Members of Hospice of the Bluegrass, who helped after the crash of Comair Flight 5191, have already been in touch with Hospice workers in Buffalo who will now help after the plane crash there.

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Court: Creationists Should Settle Outside Court

Posted: 02/13/2009 - A federal appeals court is telling an Australian ministry and the operator of a Bible-based museum in Kentucky to settle their differences outside the courtroom.

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Airport Shuts Down Shorter Runway

Posted: 02/13/2009 - On Friday at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, the runway used by the doomed flight of Comair 5191 closed permanently.

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Ky. Soldier Killed In Iraq

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Sergeant Joshua Ward was from Scottsville, in Allen County. He was 30-years-old.

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Space Collision Debris to Orbit Earth for Millenia

Posted: 02/13/2009 - The chief of Russia's Mission Control says clouds of debris from the collision between U.S. and Russian communications satellites will circle Earth for thousands of years and threaten numerous satellites.

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Suspect Charged in Deadly Australian Fire

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Authorities are trying to protect a suspect from public anger after charging him today with lighting one of the Australian wildfires.

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Iraqi Police: Female Suicide Bomber Kills 35

Posted: 02/13/2009 - There's been another deadly bombing attack against Shiite pilgrims in Iraq. Officials say 35 people were killed and more than 60 others were injured in an attack today by a female suicide bomber south of Baghdad.

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Utility Worker Dies After Fall

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A utility worker from Minnesota died Thursday after a 30-foot fall while working in western Kentucky to restore power knocked out by a recent ice storm.

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Handwritten Lincoln Speech Fetches Millions

Posted: 02/12/2009 - A handwritten manuscript of an 1864 Abraham Lincoln speech sold for $3.44 million on the bicentennial of his birthday Thursday, setting a new auction record for any American historical document.

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Wind Storm Rips Through Home

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Kentuckians get hit twice when wind storms follow ice storms that hit the state.

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Cutbacks Announced At Toyota

Updated: 02/12/2009 - It's another sign of the times. Thursday afternoon, Toyota announced it will cut bonuses and pay raises in an effort to save money during these tough times.

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