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US preparing for possible further North Korea actions

Posted: 04/08/2013 - The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has bolstered its missile defenses and taken other steps because he "can't take the chance" that North Korea won't soon engage in some military action.

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Working on an immigration bill

Posted: 04/07/2013 - But Sen. John McCain, who's on of the group's leaders, tells CBS "There will be a great deal of unhappiness about this proposal because everybody didn't get what they wanted."

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Dem, GOP senators work on background check deal

Posted: 04/07/2013 - If an agreement could be completed, it could represent a significant breakthrough in the effort by President Barack Obama and his allies to restrict guns in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., that killed 26 first-graders and staff last December.

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Motorcycle ride for autism

Updated: 04/07/2013 - The Autism Awareness Ride went from Whitesburg to Jenkins. The money raised will go to providing autism care for parents and teachers in Letcher County.

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People admit to driving distracted

Updated: 04/07/2013 - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and some people in Letcher County admit they drive while distracted often.

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End in sight for marathon pollution trial in NH

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Jurors in the longest state trial in New Hampshire's history will return to the courtroom after a nearly two-week hiatus to hear closing arguments in the state's groundwater contamination case against Exxon Mobil Corp.

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Bridge named after WWII veteran

Updated: 04/07/2013 - It’s taken decades for Perry County to honor one of its own heroes, but Retired Seaman Eugene Woods says it’s never too late.

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Visitation held for former Mingo County Sheriff

Updated: 04/07/2013 - The visitation service for former Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum was held at Mingo Central High School Saturday afternoon. Hundreds of people waited in line to pay their respects to him and the Crum family.

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Hackers target Israeli sites

Posted: 04/07/2013 - Israel's media is reporting that the country's websites are under cyberattack, but most targeted sites do not appear to have been affected.

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WYMT brings home 10 AP Awards

Updated: 04/08/2013 - WYMT picked up 10 awards Saturday at the Kentucky Associated Press Awards banquet.

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2nd complaint filed over Murray State meeting

Posted: 04/06/2013 - The Paducah Sun reports Ann Beck, an associate professor, filed the complaint with the board of regents Chairman Constantine Curris on March 27.

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Whitley County escapee back behind bars

Updated: 04/06/2013 - Nearly five days after he walked away from work release with the highway department, a Whitley County inmate is back in custody.

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China reports 2 more cases of new bird flu virus

Updated: 04/06/2013 - Shanghai has reported two more cases of human infection of a new strain of bird flu, raising the number of cases in eastern China to 18. Six of the people who contracted the virus have died.

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