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Ky. coal mine fatalities down by half in 2012

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Nationwide, 19 coal miners were killed on the job in 2012, the second lowest count since the federal government began keeping records more than a century ago.

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Lexington man facing several charges in Pikeville

Updated: 01/02/2013 - Wednesday morning Pikeville police got a call that someone was selling drugs on Peach Orchard Road, but they say they quickly learned that was not the whole story.

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Two facing charges in Pulaski County robbery

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Police say Larry Sword and Randy Combs came into the Waffle King in Somerset earlier this week with a BB gun and a knife and demanded money from the clerk.

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Clinton talking to staff as she recovers from clot

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says Clinton has been "quite active" on the phone Wednesday with State Department aides. She says doctors will continue to monitor her progress.

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'Tennessee Waltz' singer Patti Page dies at 85

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Patti Page was the top-selling female singer in history with more than 100 million record sales, created a distinctive sound for the music industry in 1947 by overdubbing her own voice when she didn't have enough money to hire backup singers for the single, "Confess."

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Obama, NY and NJ lawmakers press for Sandy aid

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Republicans and Democrats from New York and New Jersey are ripping House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) for pulling legislation on Hurricane Sandy aid, calling it a "betrayal." Reps. Michael Grimm, a Republican, and Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, said on the House floor this morning that Boehner's decision would be a crushing blow to the states battered by the October storm.

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Federal enforcement prompts Ky. mine closing

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Inspectors with the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration visited TRC Mining Corp.'s No. 2 mine in Letcher County on Nov. 27 and issued 23 citations and seven orders.

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Penn. governor plans to sue NCAA over Penn St. sanctions

Updated: 01/02/2013 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has scheduled a news conference to discuss his plans to sue the NCAA over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The tax package negotiated by President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans and passed by Congress will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase.

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