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Retail sales fall 1.5% in September

Updated: 10/14/2009 - Retail sales declined in September by the largest amount this year as car sales plummeted following the end of the government's popular Cash for Clunkers program.

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Former teacher on trial in sex case

Posted: 10/14/2009 - A former Kentucky high school football player testified, saying four or five sexual encounters with teacher Nicole Howell were consensual.

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Mobile home fire under investigation

Posted: 10/14/2009 - Firefighters rushed to a fire early Wednesday fearing someone could be trapped inside a burning mobile home.

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Ford adds 4.5M vehicles to defective switch recall

Posted: 10/13/2009 - DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it will add 4.5 million older-model vehicles to the long list of those recalled because a defective cruise control switch could cause a fire.

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KY man wrongfully convicted

Updated: 10/13/2009 - A Kentucky man who spent about nine years in state prison saw his conviction overturned Tuesday for a deadly shooting and robbery in 1993 after a judge ruled the evidence in the case definitively pointed to another man.

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More miners face lay-offs

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Coal miners who worked in three eastern Kentucky counties are looking for new jobs tonight.

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Man accused of spitting on judge back in court

Updated: 10/13/2009 - He was accused of killing his girlfriend and trying to run over two jail employees, but it was his actions after the crimes, spitting at a judge, that had a man back in the courtroom today in Bourbon County.

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Knox County schools will be closed

Posted: 10/13/2009 - School officials in Knox County told Mountain News they are cancelling classes for the rest of this week due to illness.

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Deputy jailer is cleared of charges

Posted: 10/13/2009 - A deputy jailer at the Whitley County Detention Center is cleared in a lawsuit filed by an inmate at the jail.

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Kentucky PSC receives grant for oral history project

Posted: 10/13/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Public Service Commission has received a grant to begin recording an oral history of the agency as it marks 75 years of serving the state.

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Pro-coal crowds pack mining hearing

Updated: 10/14/2009 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Thousands of coal miners fearing the loss of jobs if mountaintop removal mining is curtailed or outlawed gathered in Pikeville.

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