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US Senate honors Battle of Lake Erie bicentennial

Posted: 07/30/2013 - The resolution commemorates the bicentennial anniversary of the battle in which an American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British on Sept. 10, 1813. The victory allowed Americans to retake control of Michigan and gave the United States the upper hand in the Northwest.

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EKY school nearly complete

Updated: 07/30/2013 - In just a couple of weeks, students will walk through the doors of East Perry Elementary School for the first time.

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Officials break ground on road improvement project

Posted: 07/30/2013 - Sixteen years after the state began making improvements to Kentucky 7, a major corridor into Elliott County, officials including the governor gathered to break ground on the fourth phase of the project.

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Bus on Bieber tour in border pot bust

Posted: 07/30/2013 - U.S. border agents say they found marijuana on a bus with singer Justin Bieber's tour as it crossed into Detroit from Windsor, Canada.

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Police: Woman arrested in DC cathedral vandalism

Posted: 07/30/2013 - Police have arrested a woman in the splattering of green paint inside two chapels at the Washington National Cathedral and are trying to determine if she has any connection to two similar incidents on the National Mall.

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Oldest daughter of Loretta Lynn dies in Tennessee

Posted: 07/30/2013 - According to the statement from the family, Betty Sue Lynn died Monday from complications of emphysema in Waverly, Tenn., near her mother's ranch in Hurricane Mills.

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Fire leaves Logan family homeless

Posted: 07/30/2013 - The owner of the business, Jamie Mullins, says while he's grateful he and his family survived the fire- they now have nothing.

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Grimes officially kicking off Senate campaign

Posted: 07/30/2013 - Almost a month after announcing she would run for the U.S. Senate, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will officially kick off her campaign in her hometown of Lexington.

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WikiLeaks on Manning verdict: 'Extremism'

Posted: 07/30/2013 - The website that served as Pfc. Bradley Manning's conduit for spilled U.S. secrets is describing his espionage convictions as "dangerous national security extremism from the Obama administration."

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No fatalities after Florida gas plant blast

Posted: 07/30/2013 - John Herrell of the Lake County Sheriff's Office said early Tuesday that all the workers at the Blue Rhino propane plant had been accounted for and that no fatalities had been reported after explosions hit the plant late Monday night.

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Letcher County facing school nurse cutbacks

Posted: 07/29/2013 - Students in Letcher County with asthma, diabetes or other health concerns may notice a change when returning to school. Budget restraints are forcing the district to cut five school nurses, affecting nine schools in the county. Nurses at the Letcher County Health Department and Superintendent Tony Sergent said student health is their main concern.

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Park at Flat Lick Falls under construction

Posted: 07/29/2013 - Officials say increased tourism in Jackson County and easier access to Flat Lick Falls are the main motivations for the construction of a new park in Gray Hawk.

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