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Former lawmaker is indicted

Posted: 11/05/2009 - New developments in the case of a former state lawmaker accused of killing his ex-fiancee.

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AG asks Supreme Court to rule on sex offender law

Posted: 11/05/2009 - Attorney General Jack Conway is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend the Kentucky Supreme Court's recent ruling which loosened restrictions on where convicted sex offenders may live.

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Thayer proposes gambling constitutional amendment

Posted: 11/05/2009 - A state senator is proposing a constitutional amendment that - if approved by the General Assembly and then voters - would allow video gambling machines in Kentucky.

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University of Kentucky hosts coal forum

Updated: 11/06/2009 - Eastern Kentucky officials say coal is to eastern Kentucky's economy what Toyota is to the Blue Grass and say the state cannot afford to lose it.

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H1N1 flu clinic this weekend

Posted: 11/05/2009 - The Laurel County Health Department will be hosting an H1N1 flu clinic 9am -3 pm or while supplies last Saturday November 7th, 2009.

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Congress extends jobless benefits to record levels

Posted: 11/05/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress on Thursday decisively approved an extension of unemployment benefits for almost two million people out of work nearly a year or more as the U.S. continues to lose jobs.

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Army post shooting rampage leaves 13 dead, 30 hurt

Updated: 11/06/2009 - FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Military officials were starting Friday to piece together what may have pushed an Army psychiatrist trained to help soldiers in distress to turn on his comrades in a shooting rampage that killed 13 people and wounded 30 in Texas.

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Suicide eyed in census worker case

Updated: 11/06/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Investigators probing the death of a Kentucky census worker found hanging from a tree with the word "fed" scrawled on his chest increasingly doubt he was killed because of his government job and are pursuing the possibility he committed suicide, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

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Some in Knott County still with unclean water

Posted: 11/05/2009 - One month ago a new water plant began providing some people in Knott County with cleaner water, but for others, it's still dirty and undrinkable. People in Hindman, who receive water from the city rather than the county, are dealing with the murky water, and they're not happy about it.

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Government says Toyota misleading consumers about gas pedal problems

Posted: 11/04/2009 - Toyota Motor Corp. released misleading information about an investigation into problems with stuck gas pedals that led to a massive Toyota recall, the government said Wednesday, stressing the issue is still under review by federal safety regulators.

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Governor calls for action on expanded gambling

Posted: 11/04/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear says now's the time for Kentucky to act on approving expanded gambling, a day after Ohio voters approved casinos in four cities.

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Woman Survives after Throat Cut

Updated: 11/04/2009 - Police say her boyfriend cut her throat from ear to ear ... and she lived to tell about it.

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