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Kentucky Budget

Updated: 12/17/2008 - Kentucky welcome centers would be closed twice a week, but the state park system for now would be spared budget cuts, under Gov. Steve Beshear's plan to offset a hulking $456.1 million revenue shortfall.

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Federal Hearing Is Underway

Updated: 12/16/2008 - A federal hearing is underway in Letcher County to determine if a coal miner was discriminated against when he videotaped alleged safety violations in the mine where he worked and then showed that tape to M-SHA.

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Former Teacher's Trial Postponed

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Former East Ridge High School teacher Lincoln Bentley is accused of asking a student to show him her breasts in exchange for a higher grade.

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Shop With a Firefighter

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Some firefighters in Hazard took a break from their busy schedules to help brighten the holidays for a group of local children.

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Young Girl Describes School Bus Crash

Updated: 12/16/2008 - One little girl's family is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. They are thankful her injuries suffered in the school bus crash were minor.

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Nation's First Face Transplant Done In Cleveland

Posted: 12/16/2008 - A woman so horribly disfigured she was willing to risk her life to do something about it has undergone the nation's first near-total face transplant, the Cleveland Clinic announced Tuesday.

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Money Talks - Shopping At Auction: Buying Seized Property

Posted: 12/16/2008 - If there’s one enduring symbol of our our nation’s current economic slump, this could be it: an auction, where the crack of a gavel marks the end of hope for one family and the beginning for another. But auctions can also be a great way to do some unique holiday shopping.

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Feds Propose Stopgap Mine Communications Plan

Posted: 12/16/2008 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - America's 600 underground coal mines would have to spend an estimated $278 million installing sophisticated electronic communications and tracking equipment under a new federal proposal requiring operators to file plans by next June with the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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Florida Police Close Books On '81 Walsh Killing

Posted: 12/16/2008 - HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - A serial killer who died more than a decade ago is the person who decapitated the 6-year-old son of "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh in 1981, police in Florida said Tuesday.

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Stocks Soar On Fed Rate Cut

Updated: 12/16/2008 - Wall Street was clearly caught off-guard by the Fed's decision to lower its target for the rate at which banks lend each other money.

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Official: Shoe-Thrower in Iraqi Judicial Custody

Posted: 12/16/2008 - The journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush was handed over to the Iraqi judiciary, an Iraqi official said Tuesday, a move that ordinarily signals the start of criminal proceedings.

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4-Year-Old Breaks Into Texas Variety Store

Posted: 12/16/2008 - Texas police responding to a store's burglar alarm found a less-than-hardened criminal inside: He was 4, and playing with the toys.

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School Bus Overturns In Knott County

Updated: 12/16/2008 - Five students and their school bus driver are recovering after their bus goes off a narrow road and overturns into a creek in Knott County.

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Two Therapists Are Sentenced

Posted: 12/15/2008 - Vanessa Rouse of Letcher County and Janice Fields of Perry County pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud.

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Missing Christmas Decorations

Posted: 12/15/2008 - An eight year-old boy with Autism is without some of his favorite Christmas decorations.

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