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Rule targets for-profit colleges over student debt

Posted: 03/14/2014 - The Obama administration is proposing new rules designed to protect students at for-profit colleges from amassing huge debt they can't pay off — and still pass judicial muster after a previous version was thrown out by a federal judge.

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Darren West selected as interim mayor of Barbourville

Updated: 03/14/2014 - Thursday afternoon the Barbourville City Council selected current council member Darren West as the City's interim mayor. West replaces David Thompson, who was voted out after accusations of misconduct and a conflict-of-interest, based on findings released in January by a state auditor.

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Jet aborts takeoff after gear failure in Philadelphia

Posted: 03/14/2014 - Airline officials said USAirways Flight 1702 was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m. Thursday after the front landing gear collapsed.

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Governor hires private firm in gay marriage case

Posted: 03/13/2014 - Beshear announced Thursday that the state has signed a contract with the firm of VanAntwerp, Monge, Jones, Edwards & McCann. The 11-member practice also has an office in Frankfort.

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Bell County Schools offer parents lecture on bullying prevention

Posted: 03/13/2014 - Parents gathered at Bell County High School Wednesday to participate in a lecture series called "Bullying Prevention Parent Meeting.” The event was organized by "Community Education" in cooperation with Bell County School's "Title I."

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Jenkins may soon have first wet restaurant

Posted: 03/12/2014 - Council members approved of liquor sales at "Las Penas," after passing an ordinance three years ago allowing alcohol at restaurants

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