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Rainfall amounts causing problems for Pikeville tourism

Updated: 07/11/2013 - Does more water from rainfall mean better rapids for canoers, kayakers and inner tubers? Some officials in Pike County say no and that the rain has actually had a negative impact on their river trail.

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Canada premier denounces rail company's response

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Premier Pauline Marois arrived Thursday in Lac-Megantic, the community that was partly demolished by the explosion of oil tanker cars on the runaway train early Saturday.

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UPDATE: Compromise on student loans in the works

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Lawmakers and their aides have been in talks about how they might reduce rates on subsidized Stafford loans. The rates doubled to 6.8 percent last week after Congress failed to act.

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Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

Posted: 07/11/2013 - New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe.

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Conway first speaker to sign up for Fancy Farm

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Attorney General Jack Conway is the first statewide elected official to sign up to speak at this year's Fancy Farm picnic on Aug. 3 in western Kentucky.

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Surprise development in court involving former UK player

Updated: 07/12/2013 - The sentencing for a former University of Kentucky basketball player who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an underage girl did not happen in court Thursday morning after a surprise development.

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Foot chase ends in Family’s back yard

Updated: 07/11/2013 - One southern Kentucky man is behind bars for putting a family in danger, when a foot chase ended in their back yard Tuesday night.

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Shots fired in Knox County

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Henry King told police his neighbor, Glenn Campbell, fired a gun at him while mowing on property they were feuding over.

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10 Things to know for Thursday

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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House GOP drops food stamps from massive farm bill

Posted: 07/10/2013 - GOP leadership released a smaller version of the five-year bill late Wednesday, dropping a controversial section of the legislation that would have made small cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.

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Ex-Army inspector accused of stealing troops' IDs

Posted: 07/10/2013 - Acting U.S. Attorney David Rivera in Nashville says 42-year-old James Robert Jones of Woodlawn, Tenn., was indicted Wednesday on charges of aggravated identity theft, bank fraud and making a false statement to a financial institution.

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