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Police make marijuana related arrest

Posted: 01/22/2010 - After a month long investigation into an indoor marijuana growing operation, detectives from Kentucky State Police executed search warrants in Harlan and Perry Counties.

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Man killed in mine accident

Updated: 01/22/2010 - A coal miner is dead after an underground collapse in a southeastern Kentucky mind.

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Child porn investigation leads to bomb scare

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A building evacuated, a man taken away in handcuffs and a novelty alarm clock all played a role in a bizarre scene at an office building on Custer Drive.

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Second mistrial for soldier accused of murder

Posted: 01/22/2010 - The absence of a key witness has led to a second mistrial for a former Fort Campbell military police officer accused of killing two women in 2007.

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Flight bound for Louisville diverted after bomb scare

Posted: 01/22/2010 - PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Jewish teenager trying to pray on a New York-to-Kentucky flight caused a scare Thursday when he pulled out a set of small boxes containing holy scrolls, leading the captain to divert the flight to Philadelphia, where the commuter plane was greeted by police, bomb-sniffing dogs and federal agents.

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More Kentucky troops headed to Haiti

Posted: 01/22/2010 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Members of the Kentucky Air National Guard are scheduled to head for Haiti to help open airfields so aid can flow to affected areas.

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Mt. Vernon mayor pleads not guilty

Updated: 01/22/2010 - Mt. Vernon Mayo Clarice Kirby was arrested last on charges including abuse of public trust, official misconduct, bribery and fraud.

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Coal baron debates Kennedy over mountaintop mining

Posted: 01/21/2010 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Don Blankenship and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the coal baron and the conservationist, are certain they could win over the world if only the public could see mountaintop removal mining through their eyes. On Thursday, they got their shot.

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Haiti to relocate 400,000 quake homeless

Posted: 01/21/2010 - Within days, the government will move 400,000 people made homeless by Haiti's epic earthquake from their squalid improvised camps throughout the shattered capital to new resettlement areas on the outskirts, a top Haitian official said Thursday.

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Drug roundup in Bell County

Posted: 01/21/2010 - Police in Bell County make more than one dozen drug related arrests this morning. The Bell County Sheriffs Department conducted the roundup. Officers say this wave of arrests is part of on-going investigations.

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Beshear expected to testify in bid-rigging case

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear testified he was not aware a conversation he had with a road contractor pertained to the key prosecution witness in a bid-rigging investigation in the state Transportation Cabinet.

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Kentucky's jobless rate increases to 10.7 percent in December

Posted: 01/21/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2010) - Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent in December 2009 from a revised 10.6 percent in November 2009, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Gov. Beshear Announces Grants to Clean Up Illegal Dumps

Posted: 01/21/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2010) - Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that approximately $3 million in grant funding has been awarded from the Kentucky Pride Fund for cleanup of 240 illegal dumps in 42 counties.

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EPA shows TVA's Kingston coal ash cleanup options

Posted: 01/21/2010 - CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - As the cleanup of Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston ash spill continues, the Environmental Protection Agency has suggested ways to move forward and what it could cost, but a key question remains unanswered.

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2009 saw most meth lab busts in Kentucky

Posted: 01/21/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say law enforcement officials found a record number of methamphetamine labs in the state last year.

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