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Catholic school prepares for possible closure

Updated: 03/08/2013 - A school of 31 students may not be open next year. Officials with the St. Julian Elementary School in Bell County held a budget meeting Thursday to review the school's possibilities for next year.

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Lawmakers look for common ground on pension issue

Posted: 03/07/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear will meet with legislative leaders on Friday morning to try work out a deal on legislation intended to shore up the financially troubled pension system for government retirees.

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Laurel County cancels school for illness again

Updated: 03/08/2013 - Laurel County Public Schools cancelled school for the rest of the week due to widespread illness. They cancelled school last Friday, too. Medical officials say there are ways to combat sickness in the area.

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AG's office reviews questions about hemp

Posted: 03/07/2013 - Kentucky's agriculture commissioner says a legal review reinforces the need for state legislation to regulate industrial hemp if the federal government legalizes the crop.

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Obama downplays prospects for Mideast peace

Posted: 03/07/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is telling American Jewish leaders that near-term prospects for Mideast peace are bleak, downplaying expectations of a breakthrough during his highly anticipated trip to Israel and the West Bank later this month.

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Laurel County jail escapee caught

Updated: 03/08/2013 - Officers say Dale Valentine walked away during work release. He was caught hiding behind a home.

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Ky. asks judge to lift bar to executions

Posted: 03/07/2013 - Prosecutors have asked a judge to lift an order barring executions in Kentucky and said attorneys for Kentucky's death row population are trying to create a legal "Catch 22" that would prevent the state from carrying out capital punishment.

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Senate clears Brennan as CIA chief

Posted: 03/07/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - John Brennan has won Senate confirmation to head the CIA after a late struggle that had more to do with presidential power to order drone strikes than with the nominee's credentials to lead the spy agency.

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Ky. asks judge to lift bar to executions

Posted: 03/07/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Prosecutors have asked a judge to lift an order barring executions in Kentucky and said attorneys for Kentucky's death row population are trying to create a legal "Catch 22" that would prevent the state from carrying out capital punishment.

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James River Coal idling mines, reducing production

Updated: 03/07/2013 - The Richmond-based company mines thermal coal used for power generation and metallurgical coal that's used to produce steel. It has operations in Kentucky, West Virginia and Indiana.

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Missing couple died of blunt-force trauma

Posted: 03/07/2013 - A coroner says an eastern Kentucky couple whose remains were found nearly six months after they were reported missing died of blunt force trauma.

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