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Lawmaker urging tougher law for heroin dealing

Posted: 12/07/2013 - A northern Kentucky legislator is calling for tougher jail penalties for heroin dealing, but treatment advocates say the harsher criminal punishments don't help with the problem of addiction.

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Kentucky Emergency Managment upgrades activation to Level 2

Posted: 12/06/2013 - Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) has upgraded the Commonwealth Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) activation to Level II, effective at 2 pm, in anticipation of possible deteriorating conditions due to the winter storm crossing the Commonwealth.

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Scott County officials: 'not concerned' with new game time

Updated: 12/06/2013 - The weather is already impacting a lot of high school football fans. Because of this winter storm the Scott County High School championship game against Meade County has been postponed in Bowling Green.

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UK cancels evening classes

Updated: 12/06/2013 - The University of Kentucky has announced all evening classes are cancelled.

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Road crews watching, waiting for icy roads

Posted: 12/06/2013 - Road crews haven't needed to put down any salt or brine as of noon on Friday, since temperatures have stayed just above freezing. However, they are on standby for when that changes.

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KSHAA reschedules state football championship games

Updated: 12/06/2013 - Due to the wintry weather, the Kentucky High School Athletics Association is rescheduling some of the state football championship games, including the 6A game involving Scott County and the 5A game involving Pulaski County.

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Boxing great Muhammad Ali pays tribute to Mandela

Posted: 12/06/2013 - Muhammad Ali is remembering Nelson Mandela as a symbol of forgiveness who overcame racial injustice as the boxing great joins in mourning the death of the anti-apartheid leader.

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Judge declines to lift execution ban

Posted: 12/06/2013 - A circuit court judge who halted lethal injections in 2010 has declined to lift that injunction, ruling Thursday that a lawsuit brought by death row inmates over Kentucky's execution procedures has some unresolved issues.

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Hearing on Big Rivers rate proposal canceled

Posted: 12/06/2013 - A meeting scheduled next Tuesday in Henderson to take comment and provide information on a western Kentucky utility's proposed rate increases has been canceled due to expected severe weather.

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Woman accused of trying to sell newborn

Posted: 12/06/2013 - A central Kentucky woman is jailed on a charge of endangering the welfare of a minor after police say she tried to sell her newborn to pay for legal expenses in another case.

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Panel moving slowly in sexual harassment probe

Posted: 12/06/2013 - A special legislative committee investigating claims of sexual harassment by a former lawmaker has concluded a closed-door meeting without issuing any findings.

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Former director of drug task force indicted

Posted: 12/05/2013 - The former executive director of a narcotics task force based in Maysville has been indicted on a charge of taking money from the organization.

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