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Convicted terrorists held in Kentucky prison

Posted: 03/09/2013 - An Iraqi man sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges has been assigned to a high-security facility in Kentucky.

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Exonerated Ohio man wins civil rights suit, $13.2M

Posted: 03/09/2013 - An Ohio man who spent 13 years in prison for a murder that DNA testing later proved he didn't commit was crying as a federal jury found that two police detectives violated his civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and withholding evidence that pointed to his innocence.

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Businesses in military towns brace for budget hit

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Small business owners who rely on the nation's military posts for their business say they are already bracing for a hit from the automatic budget cuts that took effect March 1.

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Fracking health study results likely years off

Posted: 03/09/2013 - A health study cited by leading environmentalist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as pivotal in helping persuade Gov. Andrew Cuomo to hold off on plans for a limited fracking pilot program is likely years away from conclusions about whether the shale gas-drilling technology is safe.

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Three Kentucky health departments receive national attention

Posted: 03/09/2013 - The Kentucky Enquirer reports the recognition of the Northern Kentucky Health Department, the Franklin County Health Department in Frankfort and the Three Rivers District Health Department in Owenton means the agencies are among the best across the nation.

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Two Ohio football players face trial in rape case

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Two high school football players go on trial this coming week on charges of raping a nearly passed-out-drunk 16-year-old girl during a night of partying in Ohio.

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Researchers: Stonehenge started as huge graveyard

Posted: 03/09/2013 - British researchers have proposed a new theory for the origins of Stonehenge: It may have started as a giant burial ground for elite families around 3,000 B.C.

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Pro-gun voters put heat on Democratic senators

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Democrats in the West and South who have long embraced gun-owners' rights are facing angry constituents, on edge over a renewed call for a ban on assault weapons from liberal lawmakers in Washington D.C.

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Sistine chimney: cast-iron oven, with fumigator

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Firefighters have installed the top of the Sistine Chapel chimney that will signal to the world that a new pope has been elected, while construction workers were preparing the chapel interior for the start of the papal conclave Tuesday.

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Obama: Outreach to GOP aimed at ending gridlock

Posted: 03/09/2013 - President Barack Obama says he's reaching out to lawmakers from both parties in hopes of untangling the gridlock that has stymied progress on budget issues in Washington.

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Egypt: Angry fans torch soccer federation

Posted: 03/09/2013 - Fans of Cairo's Al-Ahly club have stormed Egypt's soccer federation headquarters, setting it ablaze in anger after a court acquitted seven of nine police officials on trial for their alleged role in a deadly stadium melee last year.

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China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

Posted: 03/09/2013 - China's foreign minister has rejected accusations that the country's military was behind massive hacking attacks on U.S. and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet.

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Updated: Rescued Pennsylvania students heading home

Updated: 03/09/2013 - They came to Eastern Kentucky on their spring break to help those less fortunate, but dozens of college students from Pennsylvania, ended up in a scary situation when they got lost on a hike.

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Family videos show happier times for murdered Johnson Co. couple

Updated: 03/08/2013 - We are getting a look at happier times in the life of murdered Johnson County couple Larry and Sandara Blanton, thanks to videos posted online by Sandara before she disappeared. Friends and family say these videos make it even harder for to accept the reality of the couple's murder.

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Art and music event at Perry County Public Library

Updated: 03/08/2013 - An art and music event will be at the Perry County Public Library tomorrow. Authors Sam Neace and Pete Turner will have book signings as well. It is tomorrow at noon and lasts until nine.

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Remember to set clocks for daylight saving time

Posted: 03/08/2013 - It's the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. Most Americans will get an hour less sleep but will gain an hour more of evening sunlight in the coming months.

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