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Abortion Bill May Get Vote Soon

Posted: 03/20/2008 - House leaders say an anti-abortion bill that has been stalled in a committee since Feb. 12 will get a vote.

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First Lady Jane Beshear Testifies Before House Tourism Committee

Posted: 03/20/2008 - First Lady Jane Beshear today testified before the House Tourism Committee on Senate Bill 196. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Brandon Smith (R-Hazard), passed unanimously out of the committee and will now go to the full House for action.

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Luallen Releases Audit of Martin County Sheriff’s Office

Posted: 03/20/2008 - State Auditor Crit Luallen today released the 2006 fiscal year audit of the office of Martin County Sheriff Garmon Preece, which requests the sheriff to personally reimburse a $3,126 deficit and to gain better control of office recordkeeping.

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Miner Reprimanded For Videotaping Safety Hazard

Posted: 03/19/2008 - A Kentucky coal miner has filed a federal complaint alleging that he was improperly reprimanded by his employer for documenting unsafe underground working conditions.

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WSGS Marks 61st Year Covering State Tournament

Posted: 03/19/2008 - WSGS in Hazard has been broadcasting the Boy's State Basketball Tournament for the last 60 years, and is back on press row in Rupp Arena this week.

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Remains Identified

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Remains of a missing Tennessee man are discovered in Eastern Kentucky. Now police want to know how the bones got there.

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Grandmother Facing Jail Time

Posted: 03/19/2008 - A Pike County grandmother could serve almost a decade in prison after authorities say she bit her five year old granddaughter 14 times.

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Murder Trial Continues

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Extended family members of a man charged with murdering an Eastern Kentucky sheriff took the stand Wednesday.

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Dozens Rally For Higher Cigarette Tax

Posted: 03/19/2008 - Despite lawmakers saying there are not enough votes to pass it, the governor and health advocates are still pushing for a 70 cent cigarette tax.

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Fifth Anniversary Of Iraq War

Updated: 03/19/2008 - Five years ago today, President Bush announced the beginning of the war in Iraq.

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Students Become Ill At Lawrence County, KY School

Updated: 01/06/2010 - More than twenty fifth grade students and two teachers in one class at Blaine Elementary suddenly had to go to the hospital. It has still not known what caused them to get sick.

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Senate Ethics Plan Clears Legislative Panel

Posted: 03/19/2008 - A Senate legislative panel has approved a new ethics package that would prevent statewide candidates from accepting campaign contributions from lobbyists.

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