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UPDATE: Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 people at home

Updated: 05/24/2014 - Authorities say a California gunman who went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in as he drove his BMW through a neighborhood.

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Taulbee Music: a mountain music store rich in history

Posted: 05/23/2014 - Since the early 1940s, Taulbee Music in Hazard has been selling instruments and other musical goods to folks across the mountains, but that is only a small part of a story rich in history.

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Gates: Would have allowed gay adults in Scouts

Posted: 05/24/2014 - Robert Gates, the new president of the Boy Scouts of America, says he would have moved further than the youth organization last year and admitted openly gay adults. But he won't support...

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Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival underway in Pineville

Updated: 05/25/2014 - The 84th annual Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is underway in downtown Pineville. The historical festival has arts and crafts, food, music, and the crowning of the queen and princess.

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Jenny Wiley Theatre opens second location in Pikeville

Updated: 05/22/2014 - For 50 years now, the Jenny Wiley Theatre has presented live-stage performances at its outdoor location in Prestonsburg. Now officials are opening a second, indoor location in downtown Pikeville. An open-house-style event was held Thursday for the public.

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Horse dies in freakish accident at Churchill Downs

Posted: 05/23/2014 - A racehorse has died at Churchill Downs in a freakish accident that the trainer is blaming on the sound of a starting gate bell blaring on the track's new sound system.

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Storm causes damage in Bell County

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Wednesday night's storm damaged homes, barns, and took down trees in Bell County. It also knocked down most of the tents set up for the Mountain Laurel Festival in Pineville.

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Pike County man dies in lawnmower accident

Posted: 05/22/2014 - They tell us Johnny Shumate was cutting grass along Gardner Fork near Shelbiana when the deck of his utility lawnmower hit a rock, causing him to overturn.

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Kentucky gains permit for hemp seeds

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Holly Harris VonLuehrte is chief of staff to Agriculture Commissioner James Comer. She says the department anticipates getting the seeds by Friday.

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