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GOP senator wants info on student in Boston case

Posted: 05/02/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican senator wants more information about how a student from Kazakhstan (kah-zahk-STAHN') charged with helping cover up for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was allowed to come into the country without a valid visa.

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Trail ride brings thousands to Knott Co.

Updated: 05/02/2013 - The horse trail ride is probably the biggest event in Knott County, and as of Thursday almost 2,000 people were already there.

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The Mansion: the new VIP way to watch the Derby

Posted: 05/02/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The changes at the home of the Kentucky Derby over the last decade are the most significant construction since the signature twin spires at Churchill Downs were erected more than 100 years ago.

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Allergists: 'Trees and grass are to blame'

Posted: 05/03/2013 - If your coughing, sneezing, or wheezing, then you're not alone! We are well into allergy season and the pollen count is sky high right now in the Lexington area.

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Police officer suspended

Posted: 05/02/2013 - He took the oath to serve and protect but a Williamson police officer faces DUI charges.

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Candidates named in SKCTC presidential search

Posted: 05/02/2013 - Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) President Michael B. McCall announced the names of three candidates to be interviewed for the position of president/CEO at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKCTC).

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Communities come together for National Day of Prayer

Updated: 05/02/2013 - All across the country people gathered for the National Day of Prayer which organizers say this year was based off of the scripture reference Matthew 12:21, "In His name the nations will put their hope."

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Federal delegation seeks clarification from DEA

Posted: 05/02/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell was joined by most of Kentucky's federal delegation in a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration seeking clarification on the industrial hemp issue.

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Dog digs up long-lost Marine Corps dog tags

Posted: 05/02/2013 - A western Kentucky man who lost his Marine Corps dog tags about 30 years ago has had them returned thanks to a dog that likes to dig and its resourceful owner.

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Floyd County judge appointed to death row case

Posted: 05/02/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A judge has been appointed to Kentucky's longest-running death row case after an Associated Press inquiry into why it had been pending 16 months without one.

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Chris Kelly of 1990s rap duo Kris Kross dies

Posted: 05/02/2013 - Authorities say Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo behind one of the decade's most memorable songs, "Jump," has died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose. He was 34.

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US jobless claims fall to 5-year low of 324K

Posted: 05/02/2013 - The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to seasonally adjusted 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop points to fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring.

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