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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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Chemical Spill In Martin County

Posted: 03/28/2009 - More than 100 gallons of chemicals are leaking onto a road after a gas well pumping truck and pick-up crash in Martin County.

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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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State Capitol To Darken For Earth Hour

Updated: 03/28/2009 - ...Earth Hour is a World Wildlife Federation initiative to raise awareness about climate change. It will take place Saturday at 8:30 p.m. EDT, when all participants will off their lights for one hour.

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Budget Woes May Prompt Special Session

Updated: 02/05/2010 - ...Beshear may call the General Assembly into a special session before January, especially if future revenue estimates show a large budget shortfall ahead.

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Locals React to UK Coach Decision

Updated: 03/27/2009 - There was mixed reaction in eastern kentucky about Gillispie's dismissal. It was the talk of the town in Hazard.

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Kentucky Man Pleads Not Guilty To Incest Charge

Posted: 03/27/2009 - SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A southern Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty to an incest charge for allegedly fathering a child with his adult daughter nearly two decades ago.

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Water Rate Hike Is Discussed

Updated: 02/05/2010 - People in one part of eastern Kentucky could soon be paying more for water.

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UN Lauds Effort To Reforest Appalachia's Mountains

Posted: 03/27/2009 - BLACKEY, Ky. (AP) - A campaign across several Appalachian states to replace trees uprooted by mining activity is being lauded by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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Teen's Condition Improves

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The condition of a Middlesboro High School Student shot at her grandmother's home over the weekend, has improved.

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Special Session May Be Ahead For Legislature

Updated: 03/27/2009 - The Kentucky General Assembly isn't scheduled to return to business until January, but a number of issues could draw lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session later this year.

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Arrest In Animal Cruelty Case

Posted: 03/27/2009 - Police say the man didn't feed his horses, which led some to be malnourished. Other animals were found dead.

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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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