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Eastern Kentucky hunger rate climbing

Updated: 03/13/2013 - The Kentucky Association of Food Banks says more than 20% of Kentuckians cannot afford to buy enough food, and Eastern Kentuckians are some who struggle the most.

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Cumberland police investigate string of burglaries

Posted: 03/12/2013 - Surveillance cameras at a Harlan County business appeared to detour a would be burglar. Police say they believe the man caught on tape is behind a string of break-ins in the City of Cumberland.

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No reality show for Vicco

Posted: 03/12/2013 - The city of Vicco will not be the focus of a reality show on national television.

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McConnell to start running campaign ads

Posted: 03/12/2013 - We are still more than a year and a half away from the next election, but Kentucky Senator Mitch McConell plans to start running campaign commercials later this week.

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Beshear being pressured on religious freedom bill

Posted: 03/12/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear is being pressured from both sides of a controversial bill that would strengthen legal protections for religious freedom in Kentucky.

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UPike fans ready for national tournament

Updated: 03/12/2013 - The University of Pikeville men's basketball team is hard at work in Kansas City preparing for their first game in the national tournament as students back on campus get ready to cheer on the Bears from home.

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New pope still not elected

Updated: 03/12/2013 - The cardinals held the first day of the conclave today deeply divided over the problems of the church and who best among them could fix them following the stunning resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

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Families glad judge keeping theater case moving

Posted: 03/12/2013 - CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Some of the victims of the Colorado theater shooting and their families say they're glad the judge is keeping the case moving by entering a plea on the behalf of James Holmes.

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Ky. governor to lead trade mission to Canada

Posted: 03/12/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he will lead a trade mission to Canada in June, and that international businesses interested in participating should sign up quickly due to limited spacing.

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Lawmakers could compromise on tax oversight bill

Posted: 03/12/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As the legislative session comes to an end, the House and Senate will try to reconcile their differences over a bill that would strengthen accountability of Kentucky's 1,200-plus taxing districts, which collect revenue for services including fire protection and libraries.

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The David School holds fundraiser

Updated: 03/12/2013 - A small Eastern Kentucky school that has struggled to keep their doors open held a fundraising event Monday night in Prestonsburg.

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