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Money Talks: Genetic Sequencing Goes Mainstream

Posted: 11/24/2008 - Genetic sequencing, the process of decoding your genes, is now available to anyone with both an interest in their DNA and a few hundred bucks to spare. But to see if it’s worth the money, one of our producers agreed to try it out. The service he used was 23andMe (23 is number of chromosomes in the human genome). Cost? $400.

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Holiday Scammers

Updated: 11/25/2008 - Police say this time of year they see an increase in money soliciting scams and they want to remind the public and business owners to be on the lookout.

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All Aboard the Santa Train!

Updated: 11/26/2008 - Children all around the region were jumping, some before dawn, at a chance for Santa to look their way.

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Eight Die On Kentucky Roadways Last Week

Posted: 11/24/2008 - Preliminary statistics indicate that eight people died in seven separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, November 17 through Sunday, November 23, 2008.

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Kentucky Amusement Park Reaches Accident Settlement

Posted: 11/21/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An amusement park said Friday it has reached a settlement with the family of a Louisville teenager whose feet were severed when a thrill ride malfunctioned last year.

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Kenneth White Asks For New Trial

Posted: 11/21/2008 - The man considered to be the mastermind behind the murder of a Pulaski County Sheriff is asking for a new trial.

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Three Men Are Indicted

Posted: 11/21/2008 - Three men are indicted in Laurel County in connection with a murder.

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Renowned Kentucky Publisher Dies

Posted: 11/21/2008 - Tom Gish, who shined the spotlight on corruption and environmental degradation in his corner of southeastern Kentucky as an award-winning publisher of The Mountain Eagle of Whitesburg for a half-century, died Friday. He was 82.

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Hospital Faces Lockdown Twice

Updated: 11/21/2008 - A Clay County hospital faces a lockdown not once, but twice in less than 24 hours, and it was all because of a meth lab explosion.

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First Measurable Snow

Updated: 11/21/2008 - Snow blankets parts of Eastern Kentucky Friday morning, giving many a day of fun.

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Company Is Making Cuts

Posted: 11/21/2008 - Sources tell Mountain News that Computer Science Corporation in Williamsburg employs more than 500 people.

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Charges Add Up Against Teen

Posted: 11/21/2008 - A Pike County teenager is in jail, accused of stealing a car, robbing a convenience store, and then leading police on a chase.

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Red Cross Is In Need Of Donations

Updated: 11/21/2008 - Red Cross directors are helping seven families after seven house fires this week in the Big Sandy area.

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President Bush Signs Jobless Benefits Extension

Updated: 11/21/2008 - With no end in sight to economic bad news, President George W. Bush on Friday ensured that millions of laid-off workers will keep getting their unemployment checks as the year-end holidays approach.

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