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2 agencies seek to withdraw from state pensions

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Courier-Journal reports the quasi-governmental agencies Frontier Housing in Morehead and Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service in Whitesburg filed the request last week in Franklin County Circuit Court.

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3 Ky cities get federal money for school officers

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Louisville police will receive $625,000 - the largest grant in the state - to hire five officers designated to work in schools, while McKee police in Jackson County is scheduled to receive $80,000 and Nicholasville police in Jessamine County will get $123,000 to hire one officer each.

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Official says Kenyan forces caused mall collapse

Posted: 09/27/2013 - A top-ranking government official tells The Associated Press that Kenya's military caused the massive collapse of three floors during the terrorist siege on Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

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Ky. Supreme Court won't hear case over Monroe name

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Foundation of Kentucky Inc. Director Campbell Mercer said the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and Bill Monroe's son, James Monroe, obtained a temporary injunction in Tennessee to prohibit him from using the name.

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Huntington man sought on charges of shooting six

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Arrest warrants issued Thursday charge 31-year-old Antonio Michael Smith of Huntington with six counts of malicious wounding and one count of wanton endangerment.

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Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.

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Soldier returns home from Afghanistan

Updated: 09/27/2013 - How do we begin to thank the individuals who bravely risk their lives in the service of this great nation, especially when it’s someone we love? It’s a hard question to answer, but giving them a hero's welcome back seems like a good place to start. Such was the case in Jackson Thursday as U.S. Army soldier Jeffrey Howard returned home after a nine month tour in Afghanistan.

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Coal jobs news conference held Thursday

Posted: 09/26/2013 - It was in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's recent announcement of new regulations on future coal-fired power plants.

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A Letcher County man faces a DUI charge

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office say they received a call earlier today about a crash along Kentucky 1428.

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UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled in Laurel County

Updated: 09/26/2013 - Officials say 25 year old Billy Pennington went missing again this evening. He went missing last night and was found by the London-Laurel County Rescue Squad at Wal-Mart and then was returned to his father.

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Police investigating Floyd Co. robbery

Updated: 09/26/2013 - A man entered Newman's Shop A Lot in Harold with a big stick demanding cash, and the whole thing was caught on camera.

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