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Fatal fire kills seven in Knox County

Updated: 03/10/2013 - A house fire in the Gray Community of Knox County claimed many lives on Saturday, including five children, a man, and a woman, who was pregnant.

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Co-Star of 'Call of the Wildman' in Pike County

Updated: 03/09/2013 - Co-star of Animal Planet's 'Call of the Wildman', Neal James, was in Pike County on Saturday. James was in town as part of a fundraiser held at Pike Central High School. The event benefited various charities including the Harvest Home Orphanage.

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Spring ahead and replace smoke detector batteries

Updated: 03/09/2013 - Daylight saving time is a good way to remember to change the batteries in your smoke detector. Fire officials across the country are using the time change as a tool for fire safety.

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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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