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Expansion plans revealed for Kentucky Kingdom

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Ed Hart, who heads the group, said Thursday it's part of an aggressive plan to introduce new attractions each season to win over visitors and keep them coming back.

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Groups sue over water pollution from W.Va. mine

Posted: 06/27/2013 - The Sierra Club, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy and Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition filed the complaint Thursday in federal court in Huntington.

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Dozens of Kentucky schools raise dropout age

Posted: 07/26/2013 - Within two days of a new state law going into effect, 54 public school systems in Kentucky voted to raise the dropout age to 18. See a list of which schools have voted in favor of the change.

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Target cuts ties with Paula Deen

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Target Corp. is announcing Thursday that it is ending its relationship with celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past.

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Prescription drug battle

Posted: 06/27/2013 - We went looking for answers and found one woman who says drugs turned her life upside down. She says new prescription drug regulations, like House Bill 1, would not have stopped her.

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Federal agency finds lax regulation of chemicals

Posted: 06/27/2013 - A federal agency investigating a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant says the regulation of dangerous chemicals falls under a "patchwork" of U.S. standards that are decades old and weaker than those used elsewhere.

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10 things to know for Thursday

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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Woman found dead along I-65 identified

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Kentucky State Police say the woman has been identified as a 27-year-old Egyptian native, who had been living in Nashville.

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McConnell, Rogers ramp up attacks on Obama's climate plan

Updated: 06/26/2013 - Two of Kentucky's top lawmakers on Wednesday continued voicing concerns about President Obama's plan to reduce climate change. The president on Tuesday announced plans to limit carbon pollution at every American power plant - many of them coal-fired - for the first time.

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Former Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

Posted: 06/27/2013 - Police have charged former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from Hernandez's home.

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High court strikes down federal marriage provision

Updated: 06/26/2013 - The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to married people.

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Former Patriots player Hernandez charged with murder

Updated: 06/26/2013 - New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been taken from his home in handcuffs after a Boston semi-pro football player was found dead in an industrial park a mile from his house.

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