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Senate Approves Changes To Student Testing

Posted: 02/10/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The state Senate has approved a measure that would change the test administered to Kentucky students to test academic achievement.

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Hundreds Of People Receive Food

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Hundreds of people who lost all the food in their shelves and refrigerators during the ice storm due to power outages got some help Tuesday.

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KFC Puts Secret Recipe in New, Safer Vault

Posted: 02/10/2009 - KFC President Roger Eaton is expressing relief, now that Col. Sanders' handwritten fried chicken recipe has been secured in a new electronic safe at the company's Kentucky headquarters.

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Wal-Mart Cutting 700-800 Jobs

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it is cutting 700 to 800 jobs at its northwestern Arkansas headquarters.

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Salazar Rejects Bush Drilling Plan

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has rejected a Bush administration plan to open vast waters off the Pacific and Atlantic coasts to oil and gas drilling.

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Gates Says Decision Near on Afghan Troop Buildup

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he expects the Obama administration will make a decision in the next few days on how many additional troops to send to Afghanistan.

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FCC Hammers Out DTV Delay Details

Updated: 02/10/2009 - The Federal Communications Commission helped clarify Thursday how it will handle requests from broadcasters to turn off their analog TV signals before the new June 12 deadline.

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Octuplet Mom Gets $490 in Food Stamps

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Her publicist says the mother of octuplets doesn't feel food stamps and disability payments she gets for three of her other six kids add up to welfare.

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Death Toll in Australia's Wildfires Could Pass 200

Posted: 02/10/2009 - With the death toll expected to exceed 200, authorities in Australia say they'll rethink policies that allow residents to make their own evacuation decisions during wildfires.

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Obama Spokesman Touts Bailout Relief Initiative

Posted: 02/10/2009 - President Obama's top spokesman is promising that an overhaul of the financial system rescue plan introduced by the Bush administration will provide much greater spending accountability to the American people.

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Gas Companies to Blame for Rough Road?

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Some people in Letcher County say gas companies are responsible for a muddy and unsafe highway in their community. They say Highway 2035 is dangerous and will only get worse if nothing is done.

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President Obama to Congress: Pass stimulus, Don't Play Games

Posted: 02/09/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, pressuring lawmakers to urgently approve a massive economic recovery bill, turned his first prime-time news conference Monday night into a determined defense of his emergency plan and an offensive against Republicans who try to "play the usual political games."

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Country Music Star Confronts Fan

Updated: 02/10/2009 - Country music star Toby Keith left the stage and confronted a fan in the middle of his concert in Pikeville!

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