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House to pass bills to reopen national parks, VA

Posted: 10/01/2013 - House and Senate Democrats say they'll reject a bid by Republicans to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and processing of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Job fair hosted for laid-off miners

Updated: 10/01/2013 - A company is looking to fill around 40 coal mining positions in the Henderson area in western Kentucky.

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Kentucky defends same-sex marriage ban

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Kentucky's attorney general's office says the state's same-sex marriage ban should stand but acknowledge overturning it would grant gay couples the same legal protections as straight couples.

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Basic services, soldiers still active at Ky. posts

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Officials at Kentucky's two major Army posts say basic services such as utilities, public safety and hospital emergency services were still functioning despite a partial government shutdown.

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Two inmates escape in Leslie County

Updated: 10/01/2013 - Officials say that Taylor Brewer and Adam Warner escaped from work release in the Britton Branch area of Lesle County.

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Judge hears claims BP lied to feds about oil spill

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The focus of a trial over BP's massive 2010 oil spill has shifted from the causes of the deadly disaster to the company's struggle to plug its blown-out well while millions of gallons of crude gushed into the Gulf of Mexico for nearly three months.

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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Posted: 10/01/2013 - A bitter budget fight has led to a U.S. government shutdown, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers without paychecks and shutting down federal services all over the country.

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Two key rulings announced in Purdue Pharma case

Posted: 09/30/2013 - Purdue filed a motion to change the venue of the case from Pike County to Franklin County. General Conway opposed and Pike County Court Judge Steven Combs ruled the case will stay in Pike County.

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