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Sources: GM To Shut Many U.S. Plants Up To 9 Weeks

Updated: 04/22/2009 - General Motors Corp. is planning to temporarily close most of its U.S. factories for up to nine weeks this summer because of slumping sales and growing inventories of unsold vehicles.

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TN Man Gets Death For Raping, Strangling SC Student

Updated: 04/22/2009 - A Tennessee man who raped and strangled a South Carolina college student with her own bikini top was sentenced to die Wednesday, hours after he asked a judge to put him to death.

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Police seek suspect in pharmacy burglary

Posted: 04/22/2009 - A Magoffin County man is wanted by police on numerous charges after he walked into a local pharmacy on Monday and stole cash and pills.

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Governor Beshear Announces Help For First-Time Home Buyers

Posted: 04/22/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 22, 2009)– Gov. Steve Beshear announced today a special initiative by Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) to offer up to $4,500 for down payment and closing costs for first-time home buyers who obtain a KHC home loan. The program will begin on May 1, 2009 and continue through Nov. 30, 2009.

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College Holds Mock Disaster

Posted: 04/22/2009 - For students on one college campus it was a chance to use their skills in a mock disaster.

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Two Murders Only Three Days Apart

Updated: 04/22/2009 - Two Leslie County murders, just three days apart, have police trying to answer the question -- are they related?

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Help Wanted To Catch Marijuana Growers

Posted: 04/22/2009 - Spring means it's planting season for marijuana growers and police are asking for your help to find the illegal weed.

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Woman Escapes Burning Home

Updated: 04/22/2009 - The woman called 911 saying she was trapped in her home after waking up early Wednesday to smoke and flames. A sheriff's deputy rescued the woman after arriving before fire crews could get there.

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Eastern State Hospital Likely Moving

Updated: 04/22/2009 - A new proposal could mean big changes for the property now occupied by Lexington's Eastern State Hospital.

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The 2009 Private Individual Award

Updated: 04/21/2009 - One of this year's East Kentucky Leadership award winners is a nationally known authority on the history of the Appalachian region and he teaches history at UK.

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