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Shooting reignites gun talk, but bills still cold

Posted: 09/17/2013 - A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation's capital has reignited talk about guns, but it's uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second Amendment supporters.

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Fundraising drive to combat cancer nears goal

Posted: 09/17/2013 - The Kentucky Cancer Foundation is nearing its goal of matching $1 million that Gov. Steve Beshear was able to set aside for colon cancer screening in the state budget.

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Police: Man kills 3 in Austria shooting

Posted: 09/17/2013 - Police say they don't yet know the name of the shooter nor what prompted the attack. It's also not known whether he is holding any hostages.

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Organizers of Perry County scholarship fund want to double award

Posted: 09/17/2013 - Students in Perry County may soon have access to more scholarship money for college. Organizers of the Cameron Hoskins Scholarship Fund say they are looking to double the amount of financial aid they give out each year.

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New sheriff for Mingo County West Virginia

Posted: 09/16/2013 - It has been a turbulent five months since Mingo County, West Virginia Sheriff Eugene Crum was gunned down on a lunch break. Now, county commissioners have named who will serve out the remainder of Crum's term.

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Man sentenced in Paula Deen extortion plot

Posted: 09/17/2013 - The man accused of trying to extort $200,000 from embattled Southern celebrity chef Paula Deen has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.

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Future uncertain for Kentucky weather observation network

Updated: 09/18/2013 - Officials with Kentucky Mesonet, an observation network designed in part to provide forecasters with more detailed weather information, say the network could be shut down without additional funding.

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UPDATE: More than 500 miners across E.Ky furloughed from James River Coal

Updated: 09/17/2013 - Officials with the Richmond, Virginia based company said Monday night the layoffs occurred at operations at the McCoy Elkhorn complex in Pike and Floyd counties, the Bledsoe complex in Leslie and Harlan counties and the Long Branch Surface mine in London.

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ARH-UK Partnership Close to the Heart

Posted: 09/16/2013 - Appalachian Regional Healthcare and the University of Kentucky partner up to improve heart health in eastern Kentucky.

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