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Churchill Downs to keep more from each bet

Updated: 04/11/2014 - Churchill Downs plans to start taking a bigger cut from bets wagered on its races, which means gamblers cashing winning tickets will collect less money.

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Hundreds line up to get Maker's Mark bottle signed

Updated: 04/11/2014 - Hundreds camped out at Keeneland overnight to get their 2014 commemorative bottle of Maker's Mark signed by University of Kentucky football coach, Mark Stoops, who's featured on the bottle.

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One dead in Estill Co. crash

Posted: 04/10/2014 - One person is dead after a crash in Estill County. Police say it happened around 6:00 p.m. Thursday night on Furnace Junction Road.

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Stanford lockdown drill leads to controversy

Updated: 04/10/2014 - Stanford Police showed up unannounced at Stanford Elementary for a surprise lockdown drill on Wednesday morning. Officers with guns went throughout the school, in what they call rapid deployment. The police chief tells WKYT that these drills are important to make sure they're ready to respond in an emergency. Others, though, were upset.

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No word whether Ky. Family Dollar stores among 370 to close

Updated: 04/10/2014 - Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items.

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Kentucky budget surplus less likely

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Kentucky's general fund tax revenues increased 2.4 percent in March - enough to ward off a deficit but not enough to promise a surplus.

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Scattered showers possible on Friday

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Sunshine and temps in the 70s greeted most folks out there on Thursday. Just a truly nice Spring day. As we move closer to the weekend showers and storms will return.

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