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Toy Safety Bill Introduced

Updated: 02/11/2008 - After a series of toy recalls last year, State Senator Ernesto Scorsone says he wants to make sure parents are better informed about toy recalls.

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Fire Destroys Madison County Home

Updated: 02/11/2008 - A Madison County father and son are looking for a new place to live after fire destroys their log cabin.

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Nine Charged With Abuse Following Death At Group Home

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Nine former employees of a Carter County group home for mentally handicapped adults have been charged in an ongoing police investigation of residents being abused at the facility, reports the (Ashland) Daily Independent.

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Panel To Study Ky. Black-White Imprisoning Disparity

Updated: 02/11/2008 - After completing a yearlong study of racial imbalances in Jefferson County juries, a court commission wants to see if it can determine why a disproportionate number of African Americans end up in prison in Kentucky, reports the Louisville Courier-Journal in its Sunday edition.

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Last Count: 27 Tornadoes Confirmed Across Ky

Updated: 02/11/2008 - The National Weather Service has confirmed at this time 27 tornadoes slammed into several Ky Counties last week. Experts say they are still investigating the possibility of more twisters.

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Obama Wins Nebraska, Washington St., La.; Huckabee Takes Kansas

Updated: 02/10/2008 - Sen. Barack Obama swept the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Nebraska and Washington state Saturday night, slicing into Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's slender delegate lead in their historic race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Man Arrested After Shooting

Updated: 02/09/2008 - A man is in jail after police say he shot up a home after an argument with friends.

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Scott County Proposes Drug Testing High Schoolers

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Random drug tests are being considered for Scott County high school students who drive to school or otherwise are involved in extracurricular activities, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader in its Saturday edition.

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County Jails Cry For Help, Beshear Says Not Yet

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Despite a growing thunder of pleas from local officials, Gov. Steve Beshear says his administration won't push plans to ease pressure off the overburdened and underfunded county jail system this year, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader in its Saturday edition.

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Beshear Says Gambling Plan Out Next Week

Updated: 02/11/2008 - Gov. Steve Beshear is planning to unveil gambling legislation by the end of next week, a proposal that he said could bring the state "several hundreds of millions" in new revenue over the next two years.

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Crews Quickly Repair Damaged School

Posted: 02/08/2008 - A tornado ripped through their school, but folks in Mercer county say that won't stop them from teaching.

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Possible Panther Sighting In Southern Kentucky

Updated: 02/11/2008 - A cat has some people in Whitley County taking a double take. It's not just any cat, however. Those who've spotted the feline describe it as "huge."

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Safety Questioned After City Hall Shooting

Updated: 02/08/2008 - A gunman opened fire on a City Hall meeting in a St. Louis suburb, killing 5 people. Now many are concerned about the safety of those meetings, which are open to the public and often spark heated debates.

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Call For Help For Western KY Storm Victims

Posted: 02/08/2008 - There's been a call to help tornado victims in hard-hit western Kentucky. Seven people died in Allen and Muhlenberg counties in Wednesday's twisters.

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