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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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Car Bomb at Checkpoint in Iraq Kills 2

Posted: 03/04/2009 - Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint in the northern city of Mosul, killing at least two policemen.

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Bye, Bye Barbie?

Posted: 03/03/2009 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Barbie could get an unwelcome present for her 50th birthday: outlawed in West Virginia.

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Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Posted: 03/03/2009 - From "Horton Hears a Who" to "If I Ran the Zoo" it was a day of reading fun at schools across the region.

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Teaching Teens to Kick Tobacco

Posted: 03/03/2009 - Officials say tobacco use is a bigger problem in Kentucky than any other state. Students from 12 local schools met in Hazard with health officials hoping to keep teens from using tobacco before they start.

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Arrest Made After Robbery Attempt

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A man is in jail after Prestonsburg Police say he tried to rob the KFC and then led them on a chase.

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