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CEO: hemp could be a great energy source for Kentucky

Updated: 02/21/2013 - As some lawmakers in Frankfort and Washington push for the legalization of industrial hemp, an Eastern Kentucky businessman says the plant could play a big role in shaping Kentucky's energy future.

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Child porn case moves forward

Posted: 02/20/2013 - The case of a London man accused of posting videos of minor-age children engaging in sex moves forward.

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Two charged in murder case

Posted: 02/20/2013 - Two men face charges for the December 2012 murder of Eli Marcum in Clay County.

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Gov. calls for safety stand-down at W.Va. mines

Posted: 02/20/2013 - West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is asking coal companies to halt production for an hour to review safety procedures following the state's fourth mining fatality in two weeks and the sixth since November.

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Ky. inmate charged in Obama family threats

Posted: 02/20/2013 - Anthony D. Holliman was charged by a grand jury in Louisville on Wednesday with threatening the president and a second count for threatening the president's family.

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Smallest planet yet found outside solar system

Posted: 02/20/2013 - The new world orbits too close to its sun-like star and is too sizzling to support life. Its surface temperature is an estimated 700 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Powell man sentenced for deadly crash

Updated: 02/20/2013 - After a two week delay, a Powell County family now knows how long the man who killed their relative will spend in prison.

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Annual statewide Audit of the Commonwealth released

Posted: 02/20/2013 - Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen has released the first part of the annual statewide audit of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, expressing an unqualified or clean opinion on the state’s financial statements.

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Panel OKs bill to give lawmakers say on Medicaid

Posted: 02/20/2013 - A Senate panel has approved two measures that would require legislative approval before the state could expand Medicaid or operate a marketplace that sells insurance.

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Chief: 1 missing in Kansas City inferno; 14 hurt

Posted: 02/20/2013 - Kansas City officials say one of two people who were missing after an explosion destroyed a restaurant has been found but the search continues for a woman who worked there.

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Police: testosterone, needles in Pistorius bedroom

Posted: 02/20/2013 - South African police say they found two boxes of testosterone and needles in the bedroom of Oscar Pistorius, but his defense lawyer says it was an "herbal remedy" and not a banned substance.

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