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Nine dead in train collision

Updated: 06/23/2009 - An emergency brake button was found depressed in the Metrorail train that crashed into another in Monday's transit accident that killed nine people in the nation's capital.

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Louisville child killed in accident

Updated: 06/22/2009 - A 1-year-old girl is dead after a family member accidentally ran over her in a store parking lot in Louisville.

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FDA gets tighter controls on tobacco

Updated: 06/23/2009 - With the stroke of a pen today, President Obama gave the FDA something it's never had before - tighter controls over the tobacco industry.

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Remodeling expenses raise eyebrows

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky House lawmakers are spending about $230,000 to renovate office space at the Capitol Annex, despite the state's expected $1 billion budget shortfall.

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President Obama, citing his smoking woes, signs tobacco law

Posted: 06/22/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Lamenting his first teenage cigarette, President Barack Obama ruefully admitted on Monday that he's spent his adult life fighting the habit. Then he signed the nation's toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of other teens from getting hooked.

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Gambling proposal runs out of luck in Ky. legislature

Updated: 06/22/2009 - The Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee voted 10-5 to reject legislation that would have created a financial windfall designed to help Kentucky's struggling horse racing industry compete on a national level.

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Accused Craigslist killer pleads not guilty

Posted: 06/22/2009 - BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges.

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Maple back in court

Posted: 06/22/2009 - A jail escapee charged with killing the mother of his child heads back to court today.

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Filling the CentrePointe hole

Updated: 06/22/2009 - Workers hauled in truck-loads of dirt Monday to fill in a vacant lot in downtown Lexington where the CentrePointe project is planned.

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Georgetown church burglarized

Posted: 06/22/2009 - A surprise this morning for folks at a central Kentucky church. They arrived to find someone had busted in their sanctuary.

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Man killed in house fire

Posted: 06/22/2009 - CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. (AP) - A Pendleton man has died in a fire at his home.

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Man charged with murder in deadly crash

Posted: 06/22/2009 - The Commonwealth Journal reports Jose Santiayo Cuevas, 26, was under the influence when his pickup crossed the center line.

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Man Dies In Sludge Fall

Updated: 06/21/2009 - A Kentucky man has died after a fall at a Virginia plant.

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Lincoln County crash victim still hospitalized

Updated: 02/05/2010 - ...Amanda Maddox was placed in an intensive care unit at the University of Kentucky hospital with multiple injuries ... The driver of another vehicle, Edward Sapp, of Louisville, was killed in the wreck.

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Lawmakers anticipate session showdown

Updated: 06/22/2009 - It's been a topic of controversy in Kentucky even before the special session began last week, whether or not to allow video slot machines at Kentucky's horse racetracks.

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