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McConnell talks about need for compromise in DC

Posted: 03/26/2013 - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is talking about the need for bipartisan compromise between lawmakers on the big issues facing the country.

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Nike's Tiger Woods ad draws critics

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Nike is causing a social media storm with its latest online ad showing a picture of Tiger Woods overlaid with a quote from him, "Winning takes care of everything."

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Updated: 03/26/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Actor James Cromwell pleads no contest in Wis.

Posted: 03/25/2013 - Actor James Cromwell has pleaded no contest to disrupting a University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting last month while protesting cat experiments at the school.

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EPA adds to W.Va.'s list of impaired waterways

Updated: 03/25/2013 - Federal regulators say the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection improperly left 255 streams totaling 1,000 miles off a list of impaired waterways it submitted for approval last fall.

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Patriot eyeing Ky. for bioenergy plant

Posted: 03/25/2013 - A bioenergy company has been scouting out locations and buildings in a Corbin business park as it looks for a site to build a plant processing sugar beets into fuel.

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Funding source for Paducah plant cleanup uncertain

Posted: 03/25/2013 - A funding source and start date for the cleanup of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is uncertain as officials try to grapple with budget issues and when the facility will cease operations.

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Talks continue on industrial hemp legislation

Posted: 03/25/2013 - House Floor Leader Rocky Adkins is reporting progress in negotiations on a bill that would allow Kentucky to quickly license hemp growers if the federal government ever lifts a ban on the crop.

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High court weighs drug companies' generics policy

Posted: 03/25/2013 - The Supreme Court is struggling with whether it should stop pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs.

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Cyprus bailout lifts US stock markets

Posted: 03/25/2013 - U.S. stock markets are opening higher after Cyprus clinched a last-minute bailout that saved it from bankruptcy.

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Russia moves to restructure loan to Cyprus

Posted: 03/25/2013 - A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says the president has asked the government to restructure a 2.5 billion euro ($3.2 billion) loan to Cyprus.

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Spring snowstorm hits central states, pushes east

Updated: 03/25/2013 - A wide-ranging storm is burying thoughts of springtime weather across a number of Midwestern states under a blanket of snow and slush, leaving in its wake dashed Palm Sunday plans, dozens of canceled flights and treacherous roadways as it churns eastward.

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Knox awaits verdict from Italy's highest court

Posted: 03/25/2013 - A lawyer says Amanda Knox is "very anxious" as Italy's top criminal court hears arguments from prosecutors appealing her acquittal in the murder of her roommate.

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Kentucky women sink Navy 61-41 in NCAA tourney

Updated: 03/24/2013 - DaNesha Stallworth scored 18 points and Jennifer O'Neill added nine of her 12 points in the second half to lead second-seed Kentucky to a 61-41 win over 15th-seeded Navy on Sunday in the opening round of the NCAA women's tournament.

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