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Lee Mueller inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Updated: 05/01/2014 - The University of Kentucky Alumni Association inducted seven new members into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame this week. Among those was eastern Kentuckian Lee Mueller. WYMT spoke with Mueller about his celebrated career.

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Mine safety workers could lose jobs

Posted: 04/30/2014 - Lawmakers approved a state budget earlier this month that cuts the agency's budget by 30 percent. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday he is considering layoffs as a way to cope with the budget cuts.

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Bell County inmate escapee caught in Pulaski County

Updated: 04/30/2014 - Bell County Forestry Camp officials report Joshua Woodall, 29, is back in custody. Prison officials say the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department found and arrested him Wednesday evening.

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First lady announcing pledges for vets, families

Posted: 04/30/2014 - First lady Michelle Obama is announcing pledges in excess of $150 million from foundations and corporations to help veterans and their families get the services they need as the country adjusts to a postwar footing.

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Oklahoma governor orders probe of botched execution

Updated: 04/30/2014 - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has ordered an investigation into the botched execution of a death row inmate and issued a 14-day stay of execution for a second inmate who was scheduled to die.

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Feds set record in latest Drug Take-Back in W.Va.

Posted: 04/30/2014 - Federal officials in southern West Virginia say they collected more than three tons of unwanted and expired drugs during last weekend's Prescription Drug Take-Back day.

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Man swipes money from restaurant tip jar

Updated: 04/30/2014 - A Floyd County teenager faces charges after authorities say he was caught red handed stealing money from a restaurant tip jar.

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UPDATE: Shooting case moves to circuit court

Updated: 04/29/2014 - Police say 86-year-old Fred Meyer shot 50-year-old Chris Dinkins who was in a mini-van in his driveway. A teenager was also in the mini-van but was not hurt.

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LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling banned for life by NBA

Updated: 04/29/2014 - Sterling was also fined a maximum $2.5 million by the league and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver stated in a news conference on Tuesday that the league will look to force Sterling to sell the team.

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