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Leslie County Mine Experiences Blowout

Updated: 03/30/2009 - A mine blowout in southeastern Kentucky was releasing thousands of gallons of water Sunday from an underground mine that had not been used since the 1970s, but no injuries or evacuations were reported, state officials said.

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Racing Great "Alysheba" Dies

Posted: 03/28/2009 - Former Kentucky Derby winner and Horse of the Year "Alysheba" was euthanized following a fall in his stall which resulted in a broken leg.

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Derby winner Alysheba euthanized

Posted: 03/28/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Alysheba, winner of the 1987 Kentucky Derby and Preakness and chosen 1988 Horse of the Year, has died. The champion stallion was 25. The charismatic star, dubbed "America's Horse" by racing fans, Alysheba was euthanized Friday night following a fall in his stall at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, where he was buried Saturday.

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Billy Gillispie Fired

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The UK basketball program no longer has a head coach. Late Friday afternoon, university officials announced coach Billy Gillispie has been dismissed after only two years on the job.

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Proposed Sexting Bill

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A southwest Ohio legislator plans to introduce a bill that would make it a misdemeanor for minors to send nude images over their cell phones.

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Gillispie: 'No Idea' What His Job Future Holds

Updated: 03/27/2009 - University of Kentucky Coach Billy Gillispie says he has “no idea” what the future holds for him. “I think we have to learn patience a little bit,” Gillispie told WKYT during the taping of his final weekly television show of the season on Thursday morning.

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Kentucky's Season Ends With 77-67 Loss To Notre Dame

Updated: 03/25/2009 - Luke Harangody had 30 points and 11 rebounds and Notre Dame hit 12 3-pointers to end a 10-game losing streak to Kentucky, beating the Wildcats 77-67 Wednesday night to advance to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals. (Stats Inside)

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New School In The Works For Lexington

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Plans are in the works for a new school in Lexington. It would help students who quote "need a different structure."

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Search Underway For Prison Escapees

Updated: 03/24/2009 - An all out manhunt is underway Monday night because three dangerous prison escapees could be in Kentucky.

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Kentucky Avoids Elimination, Beats Creighton

Posted: 03/23/2009 - After getting shut down much of the night, Jodie Meeks converted a three-point play with 10.6 seconds left to give Kentucky a 65-63 victory over Creighton in the second round of the NIT on Monday night. (Stats Inside)

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Animal May Be To Blame In Car Crash

Updated: 03/24/2009 - An animal may have caused a serious crash on Monday (3/23) night, sending two teenagers to the hospital.

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Jessmine Co. ATV Accident

Updated: 03/23/2009 - A Jessamine County man is recovering after flipping his ATV Sunday afternoon.

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Accidental Shooting

Posted: 03/21/2009 - Lexington Police are investigating an apparent accidental shooting that happened early Friday evening.

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Louisville Ends Morehead State NCAA Run

Updated: 03/20/2009 - The NCAA tournament's top team had a few early missteps Friday, but uncoiled its full-court press in the second half and rolled to a 74-54 victory over Morehead State that completed 25 years of perfection by No. 1 seeds. (Stats Inside)

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Kentucky Holds Off UNLV, Win 1st Round NIT Game

Posted: 03/18/2009 - Jodie Meeks scored 19 points and Patrick Patterson added 16 as Kentucky got past UNLV 70-60 Tuesday night in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament, the first NIT appearance in three decades for a Wildcats team accustomed to bigger stages in March. (Stats Inside)

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