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$270M chocolate plant proof of US's sweet tooth

Posted: 03/27/2014 - Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.

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25th victim located in mudslide debris; 90 missing

Updated: 03/27/2014 - Officials in Washington state say search crews have found an additional body in the debris field from Saturday's mudslide in the town of Oso about 55 miles northeast of Seattle.

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Hazard's "Tiny Door" Mystery

Updated: 03/27/2014 - If you've taken a stroll down Main Street in Hazard lately you may have noticed something a bit strange.

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Kentucky agrees to relax school attendance laws

Updated: 03/26/2014 - House and Senate negotiators agreed Wednesday night to suspend the state law requiring school districts to have 170 days of classes, as long as they have at least 1,062 hours of classroom instruction.

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Resource center hopes statewide budget increase stays

Posted: 03/26/2014 - More students statewide receiving free lunches could mean less money to go around to some family resource centers, which receive funding based on the number free lunch recipients in each school.

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Senate sets up gas tax showdown

Posted: 03/26/2014 - Kentucky's Republican state Senate leaders rejected a gas tax increase of 1.5 cents per gallon on Tuesday.

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Civil War TV series features UK professor

Posted: 03/26/2014 - A University of Kentucky professor is featured in a new five-part public television documentary premiering next month in Kentucky.

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19-year-old Navy RB McKamey dies in coma

Posted: 03/25/2014 - Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma. He was 19.

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Richie Farmer reports to federal prison

Posted: 03/25/2014 - Former Agriculture Commissioner and state basketball icon Richie Farmer on Tuesday reported to prison in West Virginia.

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Long winter affecting local farmers

Posted: 03/25/2014 - The winter weather is also causing problems for local farmers. The extended cold weather drives up costs and affects planting.

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