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Boys Sweet 16 Tourney Kicks Off At Rupp

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The state Sweet Sixteen boys high school tournament got underway on Wednesday. By the end of week, one team will be crowned state champs.

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Senate Ethics Plan Clears Legislative Panel

Posted: 03/19/2008 - A Senate legislative panel has approved a new ethics package that would prevent statewide candidates from accepting campaign contributions from lobbyists.

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Five Dead In Crash On Rainy I-65

Updated: 03/19/2008 - State Police were on the scene for much of the morning at a crash in Hart County that left five people dead.

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Man Escapes Police While In Handcuffs

Posted: 03/19/2008 - A man is behind bars after he escaped police while in handcuffs early Wednesday morning near the University of Kentucky campus.

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Wind Advisory In Effect

Posted: 03/19/2008 - The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory in effect until 4 pm this afternoon for the entire WYMT viewing area.

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Lunsford Setting Sights On McConnell Even In The Primary

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Bruce Lunsford has plenty of rivals in the upcoming Senate Democratic primary, but the wealthy businessman is already picking a fight with Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell, who is seeking a fifth term this year.

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Youth Facility Is Now Thriving

Updated: 03/19/2008 - A facility for youth in southern Kentucky once in danger of closing is now thriving. There was a celebration at the Lord's Gym in McCreary County.

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Maysville To Roll Out Red Carpet For Native Actor

Updated: 03/19/2008 - George Clooney will visit the northern Kentucky town next Monday night for a special screening of his new movie, "Leatherheads," the director-actor's father said Tuesday.

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Preliminary Study: Racing Surface Has No Effect on Fatality Rates

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Preliminary statistics from a new on-track injury reporting program showed fatality rates among horses that race on synthetic surfaces are nearly identical to the fatality rates of those that run on traditional dirt tracks.

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Senate Passes Mine Safety Bill

Posted: 03/18/2008 - The Senate has passed legislation that would require coal companies to post their GPS coordinates at mine sites so that medical helicopters can be given precise directions in cases of emergency.

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Drug Abuse Treatment Center Opens

Updated: 03/18/2008 - Many eastern Kentuckians have high expectations for a new drug abuse treatment center in Clay County.

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Family Is Outraged Over Shock Probation

Updated: 03/18/2008 - It's a decades old Kentucky law that some argue actually denies justice! Shock probation has become common across the commonwealth.

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