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10 Things to know for Wednesday

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Benghazi review finds systematic security faults

Posted: 12/19/2012 - An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management failures at the State Department led to inadequate security that left the diplomatic mission vulnerable.

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Gov. Beshear launches designated driving campaign

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Governor Steve Beshear launched Kentucky’s HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, encouraging people to participate in designated driving programs throughout Kentucky and the nation.

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Gregory wins special election to Senate seat

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Republican state Rep. Sara Beth Gregory has won a special election for a Senate seat from southern Kentucky, defeating Williamsburg teacher and Democrat Bill Conn by more than a 4-1 margin to replace former Sen. David Williams.

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Gregory wins special election to Senate seat

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Republican state Rep. Sara Beth Gregory has won a special election for a Senate seat from southern Kentucky, defeating Williamsburg teacher and Democrat Bill Conn by more than a 4-1 margin to replace former Sen. David Williams.

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Second teen arrested for making threats

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Just days after the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a Floyd county teenager is behind bars for threatening a similar act.

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Regulation bans new forms of synthetic marijuana

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has stepped up the fight against synthetic drugs by signing emergency regulations banning newly identified forms of synthetic marijuana.

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Turnout expected to be low in 16th district special election

Posted: 12/18/2012 - David Williams recently resigned from his senate seat to accept a position as a circuit judge. A special election was held Tuesday in the 16th district to choose his successor. While election officials say this is a very important race, they are not expecting much of a turnout and say most folks probably just stayed home.

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Soles for Souls is a huge success

Updated: 12/18/2012 - The stock room at shoe sensation in Prestonsburg is overflowing with boxes full of shoes, but these shoes will not be going out on the shelves.

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Expert: Adam Lanza's smashed computers could still yield data

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Connecticut State Police have handed the smashed hard drives found in Lanza's mother's home over to the FBI. But according to people who have been working with the drives, CBS News' John Miller reports, they were so badly damaged that authorities will face a significant challenge retrieving information.

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Expert: Lanza's computers could still yield data

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Connecticut State Police have handed the smashed hard drives found in Lanza's mother's home over to the FBI. But according to people who have been working with the drives, CBS News' John Miller reports, they were so badly damaged that authorities will face a significant challenge retrieving information.

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Scramble to send troops care packages after sponsor bails

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Volunteers with Operation Dustin Gross say they have more than 150 care packages to send overseas and time is running out. They've missed the deadline to get them there by Christmas, but the platoon they're sending them to can't get mail after mid-January.

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Ad for new EKU president to be posted

Posted: 12/19/2012 - A search committee has approved wording for an advertisement seeking presidential candidates for Eastern Kentucky University.

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As funerals continue, classes resume in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/19/2012 - With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines - at least, for some - to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.

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Obama coalesces support for gun control

Posted: 12/18/2012 - In a written statement, Manchin, who has an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association, said, "The President called me this afternoon. We agree that as Americans and parents, all of our children belong to all of us - and we must work together to keep our precious children safe.

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Grassley, Reid, Manchin: Let's debate gun violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Even as most Republicans played it safe and initially said little about the politically treacherous issue of gun control, a senior GOP senator has called for a study of both gun violence and mental health issues.

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Experts: No link between Asperger's, violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - "There really is no clear association between Asperger's and violent behavior," said psychologist Elizabeth Laugeson, an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Classes resume Tuesday for Newtown schools except those at Sandy Hook. At Newtown High School, students in sweatshirts and jackets, many wearing headphones, betrayed mixed emotions. Some waved at or snapped photos of the assembled media horde, and others appeared visibly shaken, one with his hand to his brow.

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