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Whitley County father faces DUI charges

Updated: 07/15/2014 - A southern Kentucky father faces charges after police say he drove while under the influence with his 14 year old son in the vehicle.

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In rush to cut benefits backlog, VA made errors

Posted: 07/14/2014 - An internal watchdog says that in its rush to cut a huge backlog of claims for disability benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs has a high error rate that results in payments to many veterans who lack adequate medical evidence of a disability.

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Snake bite victim in 911 call: 'I'm in excruciating pain'

Updated: 07/14/2014 - The ordeal of being bitten by a copperhead snake turned even more frustrating for a Madison County man after he ended up trapped in a traffic backup on I-75 as he headed to a hospital.

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Mother marks 15th anniversary of son's death in hot car

Updated: 07/14/2014 - It's been 15 years since an 11-month-old boy died in a hot car in Lexington. His mother says, even though all those years have passed, it sometimes feels like it just happened yesterday.

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Harrodsburg man petitions to move train tracks

Updated: 07/14/2014 - Harrodsburg resident Robert Burdine currently has 1000 signatures demanding the Norfolk Southern train be rerouted around the town. "It's been going on for years, but I think this is the first citizen's petition," Burdine said.

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Ky. nurse practitioners to start prescribing more medications

Updated: 07/14/2014 - A new law that goes into effect Tuesday will give nurse practitioners more authority to prescribe certain medications. Supporters say it will help the state's primary care doctors deal with the influx of new patients.

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LBAR home sales increase in June

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Real estate sales have picked up since the spring. The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors, or LBAR, say its members sold 4,700 homes in the second quarter of 2014.

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Court set to hear appeal of inmate

Posted: 07/14/2014 - A federal appeals court is set to take up the case of a man convicted of killing a fellow inmate at a prison in eastern Kentucky.

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Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

Posted: 07/14/2014 - A senior defense official says Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who spent nearly five years as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan, has been returned to regular Army duty.

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Army: Soldier grandfathered in under tattoo policy

Posted: 07/14/2014 - The U.S. Army says a Kentucky National Guard soldier with aspirations of joining a special operations unit is grandfathered in under new regulations concerning soldiers with tattoos and asked a federal judge to dismiss his lawsuit.

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State to license counselors who are also pastors

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Kentucky is set to become the sixth state to license pastoral counselors to help people with issues such as marital difficulties, addictions and depression.

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