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Beshear reappoints 3 members of hairdresser board

Posted: 04/29/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed three members of the Kentucky Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists, a panel that has oversight of the state's beauty shops.

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State probes testing procedures in Hopkinsville

Updated: 04/29/2013 - Six employees at Hopkinsville High School were placed on paid administrative leave after allegations were made that procedures for a state standardized test may not have been followed.

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Some are overlooked in US immigration overhaul

Posted: 04/28/2013 - A Senate bill would bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows - but not everyone would benefit. They include anyone who arrived after December 2011, gay partners of anyone legally in the U.S., siblings of U.S. citizens and most deportees.

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Lawmakers: Syria chemical weapons could menace US

Posted: 04/28/2013 - Members of Congress are expressing concerns that Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons could be a greater threat to the U.S. after President Bashar Assad is forced from power and could end up targeting Americans at home.

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Dozens of air shows cancel without military jets

Updated: 04/28/2013 - Dozens of air shows that generate millions of dollars for local communities are being cancelled this year after the military grounded its jet teams because of the automatic federal budget cuts.

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Fire breaks out at collapsed factory in Bangladesh

Updated: 04/28/2013 - A fire has broken out in the wreckage of the garment factory that collapsed last week in Bangladesh, with smoke pouring from the piles of shattered concrete and some rescue efforts forced to stop.

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EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

Updated: 04/28/2013 - A new report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered estimates of how much of a potent greenhouse gas is being leaked by the natural gas industry despite rapid growth in production.

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FBI court records recount 'gray side' of Pilot

Posted: 04/28/2013 - When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J on April 15, it was the first inkling the public and company executives had of an FBI and Internal Revenue Service investigation that began nearly two years ago.

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More bombing victims released from Boston hospital

Posted: 04/28/2013 - A Boston hospital says the number of patients it is treating for injuries sustained in the marathon bombing continues to drop, two weeks after the attack that killed three and injured more than 260.

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FAA: Air traffic system soon at full operation

Updated: 04/27/2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration says it's suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities will begin returning to regular staffing levels over the next 24 hours.

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NYC officials seek human remains amid plane debris

Updated: 04/27/2013 - Police say the alley near the World Trade Center where landing gear believed to be from a Sept. 11 hijacked plane was found remains a crime scene until medical examiners finish looking for human remains.

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Terrorism fight takes friends to the White House

Updated: 04/27/2013 - Two senior aides advising President Barack Obama on the latest developments in the Boston Marathon investigation are longtime friends who met during the shock and confusion of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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FBI finishes landfill search near Mass. college

Posted: 04/27/2013 - The FBI has concluded its search of a landfill near a Massachusetts college where the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was a student.

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FBI: Miss. man arrested in suspicious letters case

Updated: 04/17/2015 - The FBI says a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case.

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Investigators push ahead in Boston bombing probe

Posted: 04/27/2013 - With the Boston marathon bombing suspect in a prison hospital, investigators are pushing forward both in the U.S. and abroad to piece together the myriad details of the plot that killed three people and injured more than 260.

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