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Arson suspected in restaurant fire

Updated: 03/13/2013 - An arson investigation is underway after a restaurant burned in Bell County. The fire heavily damaged the Burger Hut in Pineville.

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Lawmakers trying to reach deals during break

Posted: 03/13/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Legislative leaders are planning to work through a break in hopes of reaching accords on a litany of bills at risk of dying because of disagreements between the Democratic-controlled House and the Republican-led Senate.

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Condemned inmate loses bid for clemency experts

Posted: 03/13/2013 - U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves on Wednesday turned away 56-year-old Robert Foley's request for funds to obtain a mental exam and says Gov. Steve Beshear will have enough information without an expert's report.

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Fatal shooting in Floyd County

Posted: 03/13/2013 - On Tuesday March 12, 2013 Post 9 Pikeville received a 911 call of a shooting in the McDowell community of Floyd County.

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Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio elected pope

Updated: 03/13/2013 - White smoke is billowing from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, meaning 115 cardinals in a papal conclave have elected a new leader for the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.

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Nissan recalls 5 models for air bag problem

Posted: 03/13/2013 - Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag.

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Eastern Kentucky hunger rate climbing

Updated: 03/13/2013 - The Kentucky Association of Food Banks says more than 20% of Kentuckians cannot afford to buy enough food, and Eastern Kentuckians are some who struggle the most.

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Cumberland police investigate string of burglaries

Posted: 03/12/2013 - Surveillance cameras at a Harlan County business appeared to detour a would be burglar. Police say they believe the man caught on tape is behind a string of break-ins in the City of Cumberland.

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No reality show for Vicco

Posted: 03/12/2013 - The city of Vicco will not be the focus of a reality show on national television.

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McConnell to start running campaign ads

Posted: 03/12/2013 - We are still more than a year and a half away from the next election, but Kentucky Senator Mitch McConell plans to start running campaign commercials later this week.

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Beshear being pressured on religious freedom bill

Posted: 03/12/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear is being pressured from both sides of a controversial bill that would strengthen legal protections for religious freedom in Kentucky.

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