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Man indicted for July 4th shooting in Bell County

Posted: 09/08/2013 - Police say Albert Ray Durham, 38, of Arjay was indicted for seven counts of first-degree wanton endangerment and for being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

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9/11 responders far from NYC seek compensation

Posted: 09/08/2013 - But some emergency workers who responded to the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside on 9/11 are signing up for the same compensation and health care benefits being offered to New Yorkers who got sick after toiling in the dust of the World Trade Center.

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White House tries to gain support for Syria strike

Posted: 09/08/2013 - The White House is making a big push to rally members of Congress and the American public behind President Barack Obama's plan for a U.S. military strike against Syria.

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Showdown looms in US case over Va. gas royalties

Posted: 09/08/2013 - At a hearing Thursday in Abingdon, a U.S. district judge will consider a recommendation from a U.S. magistrate judge that four lawsuits be certified as class actions representing thousands of property owners who've had the gas extracted from their land.

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Young man inspires others to donate organs

Posted: 09/08/2013 - The Mountain Eagle reports that at least 24 people in Letcher County have signed the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry since 21-year-old Jacob Lucas was killed last month in a car crash.

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Wildfire near Yosemite burns into fourth week

Updated: 09/07/2013 - The U.S. Forest Service reported Saturday that the Rim Fire has burned 394 square miles, 11 more than the day before when it became the third-biggest wildfire in modern California history.

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Parents react to school bus bomb threat

Updated: 09/08/2013 - The mother of a high school student in Laurel County talked about what it was like knowing that on Friday, her son was on a school bus which police confirm at least one person made a bomb threat on.

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Leslie County escapee caught

Updated: 09/07/2013 - Leslie County Sheriff's deputies say they caught Ricky Hendrix, 26, around 4a.m. Saturday.

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Europe urging US to delay action in Syria

Posted: 09/07/2013 - European foreign ministers meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry are expected to urge the United States to hold off any military action in Syria until U.N. inspectors report on the alleged use of chemical weapons.

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