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Danville district moves to project-based learning

Posted: 01/05/2014 - The concept is a deeper learning model that requires students to apply what they have learned to show that they are ready for college or a career after high school.

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Homeless shelter offers warmth; support

Posted: 01/04/2014 - Many of us have been battling bitter cold weather these past few days. But imagine what it would be like to have nowhere to turn for warmth. That’s the reality some area folks are facing, and the reason one homeless shelter is taking action.

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Small plane removed from NYC highway

Posted: 01/04/2014 - Emergency workers took the Piper PA-28 off the northbound lanes of the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx on a flatbed truck at about 6 p.m. Saturday.

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Officials provide tips to avoid hypothermia

Posted: 01/04/2014 - The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) strongly encourages residents to follow these guidelines below to prevent injury, illness or death

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Budget to overshadow 2014 legislative session

Posted: 01/04/2014 - The agenda for the session that begins Jan. 7 and stretches until mid-April will include efforts to legalize casinos and reshape Kentucky's tax code.

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Pikeville benefit concert for famous musician

Updated: 01/04/2014 - On Friday night in Pikeville, musicians came from across the country for a benefit concert to raise money for one of their own undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumor.

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US OKs $5k fine against Va. Tech for '07 massacre

Posted: 01/04/2014 - The penalty announced Friday is the second assessed against Tech for a violation of the federal Clery Act, which requires schools to issue timely warnings of campus threats.

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Sen. Paul says he's suing over NSA policies

Posted: 01/03/2014 - Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing a class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the National Security Agency. And on his website, he's urging Americans to join the lawsuit, in his words, "to stop Barack Obama's NSA from snooping on the American people."

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Housing center for homeless veterans in Eastern Kentucky opening soon

Updated: 01/03/2014 - While we experience freezing temperatures we are reminded of those who are living without shelter and heat, including some of our nation's heroes....veterans. A project in Pike County is almost complete that will get these men and women out of the cold.

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Feds want 27 months in prison for Farmer

Posted: 01/03/2014 - Federal prosecutors want a 27-month prison sentence for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and for him to pay $120,500 in restitution to the state.

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Hearing-impaired inmates sue state

Updated: 01/03/2014 - The inmates claim the corrections department is discriminating against them by refusing to provide interpreter accommodations like medical visits, videophones, and other hearing devices.

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