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Thieves Target Pharmacy

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Thieves steal hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of prescription pills from an eastern Kentucky pharmacy.

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639,000 New Jobless Claims

Posted: 03/05/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says the number of new jobless claims and the total number of people receiving unemployment benefits both dropped unexpectedly last week.

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Iraqi Officials Say Car Bomb Kills 10

Posted: 03/05/2009 - Iraqi police and medical officials say a car bomb in a crowded cattle market south of Baghdad has killed 10 people and injured 32 others.

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House Vote Set on Mortgage Modification

Posted: 03/05/2009 - House Democrats are set to try to push through a bill aimed at helping certain people who face foreclosure keep their homes.

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President Hosts Health Summit

Posted: 03/05/2009 - President Barack Obama launches his bid to overhaul health care today with a White House summit on how to proceed.

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Preparing for Soldier Return

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Hundreds of Kentucky soldiers are making their way home after serving a year in Afghanistan. The 201st Engineering Battalion will be home tomorrow, and many families spent the day preparing for their big homecoming.

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Kentucky's Mine Safety Law "Under Attack"

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Critics are complaining that three measures pending in the state legislature could undo key provisions of the state's mine safety law.

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Gun Measure Clears House

Posted: 03/04/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentuckians would be able to carry guns through the woods even when they're not hunting under a measure that has cleared the House.

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Mudslide Closes Road

Posted: 03/04/2009 - Crews are working around the clock to remove the mud, trees and debris on Kentucky 26 at mile point one near Williamsburg.

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Drug Bust Spans Three Counties

Updated: 03/04/2009 - Police target more than two dozen suspected drug offenders in a bust spanning three counties. They say Laurel County is becoming a hot spot to buy meth ingredients, and those purchases led to many of Wednesday's arrests.

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Escapee Answers To Judge

Posted: 03/04/2009 - A man who escaped from Pike County Detention Center earlier this year and was caught days later answers to a judge.

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Missing Man Is Found Dead

Updated: 03/04/2009 - State police say 26-year-old Jason Tackett was reported missing Tuesday. Wednesday morning, his uncle found his body in the water across the street from Tackett's home, off of highway 979 in Teaberry.

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Kentucky Derby Plans Scaled Down

Posted: 03/04/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear says Kentucky Derby festivities around the Capitol will change this year as the state looks to save money.

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Obama's Budget Director Urges Patience With Recovery

Posted: 03/04/2009 - President Barack Obama's budget director says the administration inherited "a big mess" economically and the public is going to have to be patient as a rescue plan goes forward.

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