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Pikeville man leads police in pursuit that crossed state lines

Updated: 09/01/2014 - The pursuit began in Pike county, where deputies spotted a man with outstanding warrants for flagrant non-support and other charges. The man led police on a chase that stretched into Virginia before he was stopped in Whitesburg.
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Nude pics of Jennifer Lawrence leaked

Updated: 09/01/2014 - Kentucky native and Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is the latest celebrity to get caught up in a nude photo scandal.
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Payday lenders to face stronger scrutiny

Posted: 08/31/2014 - Payday lenders in Kentucky are coming under increasing restrictions because of a pair of laws passed by the state and federal governments in recent years.

Bluegrass Poll: Most Kentuckians support hiking minimum wage

Updated: 08/31/2014 - As Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and the day to honor the American worker, a new Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters want to put more money in workers’ pockets by raising the federal minimum wage.
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Berea to hold public meeting on gay rights law

Posted: 08/31/2014 - The city of Berea has scheduled two meetings in September to discuss a proposed city law that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siege

Posted: 08/31/2014 - The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly two months by Islamic State militants.

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