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Lincoln Murder Suspects' Families Speak Out

Posted: 10/24/2008 - A brother and the mother of two of the five suspects claim their family members are innoncent in the deaths of Bo Upton and Ryan Shangraw.

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Mother Identified Trigg County Suspect

Posted: 10/24/2008 - HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Investigators discovered guns, zipties and sneakers coated with blood and ash in the home of the man suspected of attacking a western Kentucky mother and killing her three children, then setting their house ablaze, a state police detective testified Friday.

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New State Program Helps Area Schools

Updated: 10/24/2008 - Officials with the State Department of Education say they are continuing to help schools struggling to meet No Child Left Behind requirements with a new Assist Team program.

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Ragland Civil Case Returns To Court

Posted: 10/24/2008 - After offering no defense during a record civil suit, Shane Ragland's attorneys are hoping a judge will overturn the ruling.

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Stock Slide Amid Fears

Posted: 10/24/2008 - NEW YORK (AP) - Stock markets around the world plummeted Friday and oil prices plunged to their lowest in more than a year. Even gold, the traditional safe haven in times of panic, fell sharply.

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Suspects Answer To Murder Charges

Updated: 10/24/2008 - Three of the five suspects charged in connection with a double murder apperared in court Friday morning.

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Couple Swears Their Child's Toy Swears

Posted: 10/24/2008 - It's intended to teach different languages to children, but one couple says the toy they gave their baby is spouting off some language that's foul.

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Stricter Smoking Ban Discussed

Updated: 10/24/2008 - The Urban County Council held a forum on the proposal Thursday night. If passed, it will cover more places than the current ban.

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Mother Accused of Starving Twins Pleads Not Guilty

Updated: 10/23/2008 - She's accused of starving her children and not giving them the attention they need, but a Pulaski County woman says that's wrong. She speaks only with 27 NEWSFIRST about the crime she claims she didn't commit.

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KY Supreme Court Grants Killer's Death Wish

Updated: 10/23/2008 - A man who admits to killing two Kentucky children may now be executed after the Kentucky Supreme Court issued an order allowing Marco Allen Chapman's execution.

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Forest Fires Continue To Burn

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Weeks of dry weather are now making conditions ripe for forest fires and thanks to arsonists they are now igniting across the mountains.

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Alysheba Is Coming Home

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Alysheba is returning to his native Kentucky after eight years in Saudi Arabia.

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Tackling High School Dropout Rates

Posted: 10/23/2008 - A new report shows one in four high school students across the nation never graduate. Kentucky education officials say the Commonwealth's dropout rate is slightly better, but they say there is always room for improvement.

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Suicide by Court Approved

Posted: 10/23/2008 - The Kentucky Supreme Court cleared the way Thursday for the execution of a child killer who asked to be put to death so that delays would not "drag out the misery" for himself and his victims' families.

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