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Southern Ky. eyesore transforming into park

Posted: 03/23/2013 - The Commonwealth Journal reports that City Council members in Somerset recently approved plans calling for some benches and possibly a fountain at a site where apartments once stood.

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Feds raid 17 California auto stores for nitrous oxide

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Hundreds of law enforcement officers raided Southern California auto parts shops and other businesses suspected of illegally selling nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug, in one of the largest such raids to date.

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Man accused of shooting at Knox County utility worker

Posted: 03/23/2013 - A southern Kentucky utility worker is safe and unharmed after being shot at while on the job. The incident happened Friday on Possom Hollow Road in the Flat Lick community of Knox County.

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FAA says 2 Kentucky towers to close

Posted: 03/22/2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration says air traffic control facilities at two small western Kentucky airports will close next month due to budget cuts.

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Bills in U.S. House aim to curb prescription drug abuse

Posted: 03/22/2013 - In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labelled America's prescription painkiller overdose problem an epidemic. This week, Representative Hal Rogers co-sponsored two separate bills designed to place tighter controls on Oxycontin and hydrocodone.

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RAM this weekend in Harlan County

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Free health care is available this weekend in Harlan County. The Remote Area Medical Clinic, known as RAM, is Saturday and Sunday at the Harlan County High School.

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Impaired driver crashes into church

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Police say a man impaired with prescription pills crashed his car into a church close to 3 a.m. last night.

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Police arrest 2 teens in Ga. baby killing

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother.

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Actress hints at Senate run in speech

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Actress and Kentucky native Ashley Judd made a rare public reference to her possible run for the seat held by Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Fatal crash in Perry County

Updated: 03/22/2013 - On March 22nd, at approximately 6:58 a.m., Kentucky State Police received a call from the Perry County 911 of a two vehicle collision on Route 7 in the Fusonia community of Perry County.

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Arts center releases records on former director

Posted: 03/22/2013 - RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts has released records pertaining to the departure of its former director after losing a court battle with a newspaper.

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Obama to designate 5 national monuments

Posted: 03/22/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is naming five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites.

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