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No Funding Cuts For State Parks

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Kentucky welcome centers would be closed twice a week, but the state park system for now would be spared budget cuts, under Gov. Steve Beshear's plan to offset a revenue shortfall.

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Federal Hearing Is Underway

Updated: 12/16/2008 - A federal hearing is underway in Letcher County to determine if a coal miner was discriminated against when he videotaped alleged safety violations in the mine where he worked and then showed that tape to M-SHA.

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Former Teacher's Trial Postponed

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Former East Ridge High School teacher Lincoln Bentley is accused of asking a student to show him her breasts in exchange for a higher grade.

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Shop With a Firefighter

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Some firefighters in Hazard took a break from their busy schedules to help brighten the holidays for a group of local children.

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Young Girl Describes School Bus Crash

Updated: 12/16/2008 - One little girl's family is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. They are thankful her injuries suffered in the school bus crash were minor.

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Nation's First Face Transplant Done In Cleveland

Posted: 12/16/2008 - A woman so horribly disfigured she was willing to risk her life to do something about it has undergone the nation's first near-total face transplant, the Cleveland Clinic announced Tuesday.

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Money Talks - Shopping At Auction: Buying Seized Property

Posted: 12/16/2008 - If there’s one enduring symbol of our our nation’s current economic slump, this could be it: an auction, where the crack of a gavel marks the end of hope for one family and the beginning for another. But auctions can also be a great way to do some unique holiday shopping.

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Feds Propose Stopgap Mine Communications Plan

Posted: 12/16/2008 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - America's 600 underground coal mines would have to spend an estimated $278 million installing sophisticated electronic communications and tracking equipment under a new federal proposal requiring operators to file plans by next June with the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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Florida Police Close Books On '81 Walsh Killing

Posted: 12/16/2008 - HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A serial killer who died more than a decade ago is the person who decapitated the 6-year-old son of "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh in 1981, police in Florida said Tuesday.

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Stocks Soar On Fed Rate Cut

Updated: 12/16/2008 - Wall Street was clearly caught off-guard by the Fed's decision to lower its target for the rate at which banks lend each other money.

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Vigil For Fire Victims Postponed

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Two daughters died in the fire in Bath County. Three other family members are still in the hospital.

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Silberman Up For National Award

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Last week, Fayette County Superintendent Stu Silberman was named Kentucky's superintendent of the year, but he is now a finalist in the national competition.

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Children Take Advantage Of Snow Day

Updated: 12/16/2008 - School across central Kentucky were closed on Tuesday, and while the weather was a pain for some, those who had the day off took full advantage of it.

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