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Police capture fugitive in Laurel County

Updated: 05/14/2013 - An escapee from Ohio is now behind bars in Eastern Kentucky. Monday, Kentucky State Police and Laurel County sheriff's deputies captured 28-year-old Ryan P. Wolf a few miles east of London.

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Lawsuit filed against Somerset eye doctor

Posted: 05/13/2013 - The U.S. Attorney's Office has filed a lawsuit against a Somerset eye doctor and his practice, claiming he defrauded Medicare and Medicaid.

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Educators honored for excellence

Updated: 05/14/2013 - An awards ceremony to celebrate people who made outstanding contributions to education in Eastern Kentucky was today in Somerset. More than 120 people attended.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks to graduates at EKU

Updated: 05/14/2013 - Not many graduates can tell their children the first lady of the United States delivered their commencement address, but as of Saturday close to 600 alumni from Eastern Kentucky University can say just that.

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Man says his friend stabbed him

Updated: 05/13/2013 - One man says he is a stabbing victim. The suspect's family says he stabbed in self-defense.

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KY Power official: rates to increase for customers

Updated: 05/13/2013 - Monday, Kentucky Power officials were in Hazard talking to community leaders about what their plan is to power eastern Kentucky while keeping rates low for customers.

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Boil water advisory

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Officials from Black Mountain Utility District say all customers in the Wallins community should boil their water for one minute.

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Obama raises cash for Dems in New York

Posted: 05/13/2013 - NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama says he thought he might be able to break through Washington gridlock and partisanship when he won elections in 2008 and 2012, but it hasn't happened yet.

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Government obtains AP phone records in probe

Posted: 05/13/2013 - The records obtained by the Justice Department listed incoming and outgoing calls, and the duration of each call, for the work and personal phone numbers of individual reporters, general AP office numbers in New York, Washington and Hartford, Conn., and the main number for AP reporters in the House of Representatives press gallery, according to attorneys for the AP.

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Food for thought, best dates do they matter?

Posted: 05/14/2013 - Have you ever wondered if the dates you find on your food really matter? Many of us have in our mind that food must be thrown out if the date is passed due on the label, but that might be costing you big bucks. WKYT's Amber Philpott is going inside your fridge for some food for thought.

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US government files morning-after pill appeal

Posted: 05/13/2013 - The government has filed a last-second appeal that will delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.

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Keller to be formally sworn in Tuesday at Capitol

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Michelle Keller to the high court in April to fill the unexpired term of Justice Wil Schroder who resigned in January because of health issues.

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Firefighters train at Mingo County fire school

Posted: 05/13/2013 - Departments say that’s one reason they’re happy to have inexpensive training through Mingo County’s 6th annual fire school, sponsored by an extension program of West Virginia University.

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