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Fire destroys home in Martin

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Four fire departments responded to a home on Jenny Street in Martin. The fire broke out around 10:30 on Friday morning, destroying the second home in less than four months on this particular street.

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Country superstar George Jones has died at 81

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Publicist Kirt Webster says Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being hospitalized with fever and irregular blood pressure.

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Special election first test of military voting law

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear set the election for June 25 to replace former state Rep. Carl Rollins who resigned earlier this week to become executive director of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

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Rick Pitino gets tattoo

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Louisville spokesperson Kenny Klein released pictures of Pitino and his new ink Friday, via Twitter.

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Gov. Beshear declares State of Emergency in 12 counties

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for a dozen counties after severe storms swept through Kentucky beginning April 15, causing widespread damage. The affected counties are Bell, Clay, Crittenden, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Lee, Leslie, Owsley, Rockcastle and Whitley.

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Officials celebrate new training center

Posted: 04/26/2013 - An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony was scheduled to take place Friday at the facility in Greenville. It is located at the Kentucky National Guard's Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center.

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FDA detains imports of Mexican cucumbers

Posted: 04/26/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration is detaining imports of cucumbers from a Mexican company after they were linked to salmonella illnesses in 18 states.

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Man named in ricin mailing case goes into hiding

Posted: 04/26/2013 - A friend of a Mississippi man whose home was searched as part of an investigation of poisoned letters sent to the president and others says the man is trying to escape the media spotlight.

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Tax-free Internet shopping in jeopardy

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far from over.

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect out of hospital

Posted: 04/26/2013 - The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.

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Harlan County house fire kills one

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Officials have not released the identity of the victim of a fatal house fire in Cranks. One man says he is sure that the victim is his mom.

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Jury acquits man charged in Middlesboro teen's death

Posted: 04/26/2013 - The Claiborne County, Tennessee man accused in the death of a Middlesboro teenager has been found not guilty. 68-year-old David Wayne Rowland was acquitted of reckless homicide and criminally negligent homicide.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 04/26/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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