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Major progress for future Letcher Federal Prison

Posted: 04/15/2013 - U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has awarded a third-party contract to perform an environmental impact study (EIS) in connection with a proposed federal corrections facility in Letcher County.

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'Nothing surprises me anymore,' says runner from Ky.

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Fifty Kentuckians were among those participating in Monday's Boston Marathon which was was rocked by two explosions. "Nothing surprises me any more after being in Afghanistan," said Varinka Ensminger, who has been a Lexington Police officer since 2005.

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Court: Can human genes be patented?

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The Supreme Court seems worried about the idea of companies getting patents for genes found inside the human body.

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Abbott Laboratories recalls blood glucose meters

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels.

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Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Dish Network is offering to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal it values at $25.5 billion, saying its bid is superior to that of Japanese phone company SoftBank.

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North Korea celebrates founder's birthday

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Residents in Pyongyang are spilling into the streets today to celebrate a major national holiday - the birthday of their first leader Kim Il Sung.

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Court: Can human genes be patented?

Posted: 04/15/2013 - DNA may be the building block of life, but can something taken from it also be the building block of a multimillion-dollar medical monopoly?

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State outlines outdoor burning laws

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The Kentucky Division for Air Quality is reminding state residents who are starting spring cleanup projects that there are restrictions to outdoor burning.

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Simulation shows participants poverty realities

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The scenario begins with only $10 on hand. The participant has no job, no transportation and must feed the children, pay the rent and make the utility payment. What comes first?

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Kentucky leaders forming education foundation

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Business, education and government leaders are joining forces in Kentucky to create a foundation that will support innovative new approaches to teaching.

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Dog rescued from cliffside

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Firefighters say it was not an easy rescue for them Saturday in Letcher County. A dog was stranded almost halfway up a nearly 200 foot tall cliff.

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Trash drop-off in Perry County

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Today was the second of two days that PRIDE was accepting trash drop-offs at the Perry County Garage in Hazard.

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4-year-old child killed in ATV accident

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Magoffin County Coroner Mark Jenkins says four-year-old Patrick Cleere died after an ATV he was riding on hit an embankment and ejected him from the ATV.

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Set up for Hillbilly Days underway

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Hillbilly Days is one of the largest festivals in the state, bringing close to 150,000 visitors to Pike County. Sunday, set up for the festival began.

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Thefts pick up at Hickman farm supplier

Posted: 04/14/2013 - Thefts of anhydrous ammonia have picked up at Speed Ag in Hickman. The ammonia is a popular farm fertilizer, but it is also used in making methamphetamine.

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