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House passes bill for education reform

Updated: 01/11/2010 - Schools across the state that are persistently considered low-achieving could be shut down. The state House Education Committee approved a proposal Thursday that would give state officials several new options when dealing with lower-tier schools.

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12 people died on Kentucky roadways last week

Posted: 01/11/2010 - Authorities say eight of the victims were not wearing seat belts and alcohol is suspected in one of the crashes. Pedestrians were killed in two crashes.

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Jury selection underway in bid rigging case

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A high-profile bid-rigging case scheduled for trial this week has proven to be a complicated, legal minefield that has led to months of legal wrangling.

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Officials file to run again for high ranking positions

Posted: 01/11/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Democrat John Yarmuth has filed to run for a third term in the U.S. House. In the 5th District, Democrat Jim Holbert filed Friday to run against long time U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers who is now in his 15 term. Rogers easily defeated Holbert in the last election.

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Slain police chief's son facing charges

Posted: 01/11/2010 - The son of a police chief killed in the line of duty remains in jail. Investigators say he attacked his neighbor. Brian Lacy now faces an assault charge.

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Hazard to host first of several drug forums

Illegal Drugs

Posted: 01/11/2010 - Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo will lead discussions on the growing problem in Eastern Kentucky, improving the safety of health care providers and ways to expand treatment and prevention.

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Water woes continue in Perry County

Posted: 01/11/2010 - Crews are still working on water problems in Perry County. Buckhorn has not had consistent running water in three weeks.

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Mother of domestic violence victim speaks about legislation

Updated: 02/05/2010 - For the first time, the mother of Amanda Ross, the young woman police say was killed by former lawmaker Steve Nunn, sits down to talk about the tragedy and upcoming legislation to prevent this from happening to others.

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Big Sandy battle remembered

Updated: 02/05/2010 - 148 years ago on Sunday, Confederate and Union soldiers fought for supremacy in the Big Sandy region.

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Still no water in Buckhorn

Updated: 01/09/2010 - Water is being restored to some areas of Perry County this weekend, but not to everyone.

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Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic, at EKU

Posted: 01/09/2010 - Basketball fans will turn out at the end of this month for the Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic, at Eastern Kentucky University, but some money raised from that tournament goes to help students from all over the state.

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Deadly fire in Rowan County

Updated: 01/09/2010 - It's a dangerous time of year for house fire and Saturday night, there's been a deadly one, in Rowan County.

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Many precautions taken for frigid temps

Updated: 01/09/2010 - A little more snow and dangerously low temperatures have many taking precautions tonight. Road crews are still out around the clock to try and keep the highways safe.

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