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Utility to close 800-megawatt coal plant in Ky.

Posted: 12/19/2012 - A utility company says an 800-megawatt coal-fired power plant in eastern Kentucky that was once slated for costly environmental upgrades will instead be shut down.

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School officials and law enforcement meet in Johnson County

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Johnson County School officials and Paintsville Independent School officials came together with local law enforcement Wednesday morning to discuss school safety after last week's tragedy in Connecticut.

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Boehner: Obama should support fiscal cliff plan

Posted: 12/19/2012 - House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama should support a Republican plan to avoid January tax increases on everyone but those earning over $1 million.

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President Obama pressing for policy changes after shooting

Posted: 12/19/2012 - President Barack Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence no later than January, in the aftermath of the horrific massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Penn State voted AP sports story of year again

Posted: 12/19/2012 - In both years, the scandal was picked as the top sports story, the first time since the AP began conducting its annual vote in 1990 that the same story was selected twice in a row. The results of this year's tally were announced Wednesday.

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Police investigating Pikeville shooting

Updated: 12/19/2012 - Preliminary indication indicates that a man has turned a gun on himself in the parking lot of the Big Sandy Technical School .

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Obama tapping Biden for gun violence policy review

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Sources confirm to CBS News correspondent Major Garrett that Mr. Obama is tasking Vice President Joe Biden, a longtime gun control advocate, with spearheading the effort.

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W.Va. unemployment rate dips in November

Posted: 12/19/2012 - WorkForce West Virginia said Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents fell by 1,500 to 58,700, while total employment decreased 900.

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10 Things to know for Wednesday

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Benghazi review finds systematic security faults

Posted: 12/19/2012 - An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management failures at the State Department led to inadequate security that left the diplomatic mission vulnerable.

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Gov. Beshear launches designated driving campaign

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Governor Steve Beshear launched Kentucky’s HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers, encouraging people to participate in designated driving programs throughout Kentucky and the nation.

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Gregory wins special election to Senate seat

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Republican state Rep. Sara Beth Gregory has won a special election for a Senate seat from southern Kentucky, defeating Williamsburg teacher and Democrat Bill Conn by more than a 4-1 margin to replace former Sen. David Williams.

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