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Kentucky one of most obese states

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Obesity is one of Kentucky’s primary concerns, according to the report. It increased 148 percent between 1990, when 12.2 percent of the state’s residents were considered obese, and 2009, when 30.2 percent were deemed obese.

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New Mammogram Guidelines

Updated: 11/17/2009 - There are new guidelines out suggesting women do not need to get annual mammograms until they turn 50.

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Nine counties to give immediate bail on minor charges

Posted: 11/17/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some people who get arrested for nonviolent crimes in nine Kentucky counties will be able to post bail immediately instead of going to jail, under an initiative that court officials hope will help slow down the rising cost of locking people up.

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Audits released

Posted: 11/17/2009 - State Auditor Crit Luallen released the audits of the 2008 Taxes for Breathitt County Sheriff Ray Clemons.

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Wal-Mart confirms some Black Friday deals

Posted: 11/17/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores is confirming some of the deals it will be push to draw crowds for the day after Thanksgiving. They include a 50-inch Sanyo plasma HDTVs for $598 and $3 children's sleepwear.

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Nunn arraigned on wanton endangerment charges

Posted: 11/17/2009 - MUNFORDVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Former state Rep. Steve Nunn has pleaded not guilty to six counts of wanton endangerment for allegedly brandishing a firearm when he was approached by police at a cemetery in September.

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Tobacco executives quickly find tax loophole

Posted: 11/17/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama signed a law expanding children's health insurance this spring, he slapped tobacco companies with huge tax increases to pay for it.

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UK fans can be put on alert

Posted: 11/17/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Fans of University of Kentucky sports will have a new tool to stay connected to their favorite teams.

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Kentucky ice storm damage at least $616 million

Posted: 11/17/2009 - A state official says remnants from a hurricane last fall and a massive ice storm earlier this year caused more than $1.2 billion in damages in Kentucky.

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Family hopes new traffic light saves lives

Posted: 11/17/2009 - A new traffic light on the Hal Rogers Parkway in Laurel County will be functioning later this week, but the story behind why it was installed began after a Jackson County mother and father lost their son.

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Cats win on Wall's buzzer-beater

Updated: 12/06/2011 - Kentucky freshman John Wall scored 19 points - including the game-winning jumper with 0.5 seconds remaining - to lift the fourth-ranked Wildcats to a 72-70 win over Miami of Ohio on Monday night. BOX SCORE INCLUDED BELOW

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Candidate for Senate makes it official

Posted: 11/16/2009 - An 85-year-old western Kentucky retiree is the first republican to file the necessary paperwork to enter next year's U.S. Senate race.

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Local GM Dealers report Spike in Sales

Posted: 11/16/2009 - While national numbers show GM continued to lose money in the first quarter, Eastern Kentucky dealers say business is strong.

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