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Tea party activist sues over Ky. health exchange

Posted: 04/09/2013 - A tea party activist has filed a lawsuit in Frankfort challenging the legality of the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange that Gov. Steve Beshear approved last year by executive order.

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McConnell fundraising nearing $12M for re-election

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has raised nearly $12 million so far for his re-election bid, giving him an enormous head start over any potential Democratic challengers.

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Update: Lynch shooting suspect extradited to Harlan

Updated: 04/09/2013 - Police say a man in Lynch aimed a shotgun at a police officer when the officer responded to a call about a fight going on in the man's home. The man who pointed the gun was shot by police several times.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Louisville beats Michigan 82-76 to win NCAA title

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Luke Hancock made all five of his 3-pointers and led Louisville to its first NCAA men's basketball championship since 1986 with a 82-76 victory over Michigan on Monday night.

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Greenhouses growing more than plants

Updated: 04/09/2013 - Handcrafted wood furniture and three greenhouses filled with various plants, are all constructed and maintained by participants in Mountain Comprehensive Care's Adult Day Training program at Shelby Valley in Pike County.

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Forest fire continues burning in Bath County

Posted: 04/09/2013 - Forest rangers are still trying to put out a number of wildfires that have broken out in parts of eastern Kentucky over the last few days.

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'Armed, dangerous' inmate mistakenly released

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Officials say 28-year-old Rodney Dewayne Bell was transferred to Fayette County from Shelby County on a contempt of court warrant. His bond was set at $1,000, and it was paid on Friday and Bell released from custody.

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Japanese teens visit LMU

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Dozens of Japanese teenagers are learning American history and Appalachian culture at Lincoln Memorial University.

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Community mourns young student's death

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Shelby Damron died Sunday when the ATV she was on crashed into a tree. Now her friends and teachers at Johns Creek Elementary School in Pike County are trying to deal with the loss.

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Ky., Mich. congressmen bet goodies on title game

Posted: 04/08/2013 - A congressman from Kentucky and his counterpart from Michigan have wagered bourbon, beer, fried chicken and a deli lunch on the winner of the NCAA national title game between the University of Michigan and the University of Louisville.

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UK police on alert after multiple reports of flasher on campus

Updated: 04/08/2013 - University of Kentucky police officers are making extra patrols on the south campus, where police say there have been reports of indecent exposure. Officers are aware of several incidents in which the same man is believed to have been flashing students.

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