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Kentucky lawmakers debate gun laws

Posted: 03/07/2013 - The State Senate passed a bill that would essentially allow Kentuckians to ignore federal gun laws passed after the first of this year.

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Mother petitions White House to bring child home

Updated: 03/06/2013 - A mother is petitioning the White House to help bring her daughter home from Mali after the five-year-old was illegally taken there by her father in 2011.

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Panel passes hemp bill, uncertain future awaits

Posted: 03/06/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A proposal that could open the door to industrial hemp farming in Kentucky has cleared a House committee - but it still faces an uncertain future in the full chamber.

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2nd year of statewide teacher survey underway

Posted: 03/06/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky teachers are being asked for the second year in a row to take a survey on working conditions, and cash prizes are being offered to increase participation.

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Hemp proposal up for committee vote on Wednesday

Posted: 03/06/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The House Agriculture and Small Business Committee is expected to vote Wednesday on a proposal that could open the door to industrial hemp farming in Kentucky.

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3-day W.Va. mining symposium starts Wednesday

Posted: 03/06/2013 - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey are on deck for Thursday, while Reps. Shelley Moore Capito, David McKinley and Nick Rahall have been invited Friday.

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10 Things to know for Wednesday

Posted: 03/06/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Grant will help expand "H.O.M.E" program

Updated: 03/05/2013 - More than $5 million in grant money has been given to the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program for their "H.O.M.E." initiative.

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Thieves targeting Paintsville church

Updated: 03/05/2013 - We have brought you stories about struggling food banks across the region and while most of those are dealing with a lack of donations, one in Johnson County is dealing with much more. As a string of thefts could be taking food off the tables of needy families.

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Charges dismissed in cold case

Updated: 03/05/2013 - Police charged Ernest Hensley with murder for the death of Harry Miller Maupin in 1985.

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Sirens go off for statewide tornado drill

Updated: 03/05/2013 - You may have heard storm sirens go off this morning, but it was all a drill. The statewide tornado drill happened this morning.

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