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George Carlin Mourned As A Counterculture Hero

Posted: 06/23/2008 - George Carlin, the frenzied performer whose routine "Seven Words You Can Never Say On Television" led to a key Supreme Court ruling on obscenity, has died.

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The Dame Closes; Design Board To Review Plans This Week

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Later this week, members of Lexington's Courthouse Area Design Board will meet to decide if a block of buildings in downtown Lexington should be demolished to make room for a new, 35-story skyscraper.

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Man On Trial For Violent Home Invasion

Updated: 06/23/2008 - The trial of a Scott County man charged with invading a couple's home and attacking them started on Monday morning.

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Fugitive Kentucky Mother Arrested In Florida

Updated: 06/23/2008 - She admitted stealing thousands of dollars from her own children but got out of jail early on the condition she'd pay them back. But police say a Central Kentucky woman didn't do that and now she's back behind bars in another state.

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Carjacker On The Run

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Police are looking for a man who carjacked individuals in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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Driver Damages Car & Home

Updated: 06/22/2008 - A Lexington family got a rude awakening Sunday morning when an out-of-control driver crashed in front of their home.

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Paramedic Killed In Car Crash

Updated: 06/23/2008 - Chris Hall was had just gotten off his shift at Garrard County EMS when his car ran off the road just across the Lincoln County line and crashed.

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Pendleton County's KY 22 "Deadly Highway;" Change Sought

Posted: 06/22/2008 - ... change spurred by death of student. Daniel Wood was killed instantly when a dump truck struck his school bus at a sharp curve in the 6500 block of the road May 1. His family is now lobbying to make Ky. 22 West safer.

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Two Horses Put Down After Injuries At Churchill

Posted: 06/22/2008 - ... Bridgmohan's mount, Vinstar, was euthanized after the fall, which occurred as the horses were approaching the finish line. Naughty Fu Peg also was euthanized after being eased in the fourth race, reports the C-J.

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Coal Company Cited For Slurry Spill

Posted: 06/22/2008 - ...The Kentucky Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement said a ruptured slurry line caused the spill of so-called "black water" on Friday.

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UK Professor Killed In Plane Crash

Posted: 06/21/2008 - A University of Kentucky professor and a pilot were killed in a small plane crash in central Florida.

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Louisville Man Missing In Red River Gorge

Updated: 06/21/2008 - Search and rescue units combed the Pumpkin Bottom Camp Ground area in the Red River Gorge looking for a man who went missing there last Sunday.

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Feds, U Of L Confirm "Criminal Investigation"

Posted: 06/21/2008 - ... The U.S. Attorney's Office in Louisville, along with the University of Louisville, issued statements on Friday saying they were cooperating in a joint investigation.

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ABC Employee On Leave After Drunken Driving Arrest

Posted: 06/20/2008 - A state spokesman says a Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control enforcement officer has been placed on leave following his arrest on drunken driving charges.

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Much Needed Renovations Coming to Area Schools

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Schools in four counties in Eastern Kentucky are getting some much needed renovations this summer. Students in Martin, Lawrence, Johnson and Floyd Counties will go back to their classes in August to newer and more improved schools.

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Suspect Arrested in Central Bank Robbery

Updated: 06/21/2008 - A bank robber suspect didn't stay on the loose very long in Lexington today. A man held up the Central Bank in front of Turfland Mall just before noon and minutes later police tracked him down.

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Charges Filed In EKU Hazing Incident

Posted: 06/20/2008 - After a three month investigation, Richmond police have now filed charges in a hazing incident at Eastern Kentucky University.

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Pilot Arrested for Drinking

Updated: 06/20/2008 - A pilot was arrested at Bluegrass Airport early Thursday morning after one of his passengers smelled alcohol on him. Police say 51-year old Stephen Lynn of Arkansas failed a sobriety test.

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