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Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

Posted: 04/15/2014 - The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.

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Malaysia jet search area too deep for submarine

Posted: 04/15/2014 - The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than halfway through its first seabed hunt for wreckage and the all-important black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday.

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McConnell, Bevin raise $3.5 million in 1st quarter

Posted: 04/15/2014 - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell raised $2.4 million in what his campaign said was the most money the Republican leader has raised in his effort to win a sixth term in the United States Senate. Matt Bevin, McConnell's Republican primary opponent, raised $1.1 million in the first quarter.

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Juvenile justice bill clears legislature

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Kentucky road projects in jeopardy

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Billions of dollars in Kentucky road projects were in jeopardy Monday night after House and Senate leaders could not agree on a two-year spending plan.

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Forest fire contained; Kingdom Come State Park will re-open

Updated: 04/15/2014 - Forest Rangers say the fire is 506 acres, 200 of the burning acres are in the Kingdom Come State Park. Forest Rangers say the fire is contained and now they are going over hot spots and monitoring the fire lines.

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Neil Middleton shares about WYMT Mountain News HD

Updated: 04/15/2014 - "This is by far the most significant milestone in WYMT’s history since the station signed on the air on October 19, 1985." - WYMT General Manager Neil Middleton

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Juvenile justice bill clears legislature

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Legislation aimed at revamping Kentucky's juvenile justice system by locking up fewer minors has been sent to Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Lawmakers reviewing Rupp Arena financing proposal

Posted: 04/14/2014 - Supporters of a plan to help finance Rupp Arena's renovation are mounting one last effort to persuade Kentucky lawmakers to include state-backed bonding for the project. It's the legislative equivalent of a last-second shot at the buzzer.

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Kentucky House approves ethics reform

Posted: 04/14/2014 - House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Legislative Ethics Commission on Monday following the panel's decision last week to not punish a former lawmaker accused of sexual harassment.

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