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Women caught up to men on lung cancer risk

Posted: 01/24/2013 - New research finds that women who smoke today have a much greater risk of dying from lung cancer than they did decades ago compared to those who never smoked.

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Panetta opens combat roles to women

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war.

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UPDATE: Clinton hears GOP anger over Benghazi

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Sen. John McCain dismissed Clinton's explanation of events, as well as the administration's response to warnings about the worsening security situation in Libya.

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Court: Sex offender Facebook ban unconstitutional

Posted: 01/23/2013 - A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana law banning registered sex offenders from accessing Facebook and other social networking sites is unconstitutional.

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NM teen's family: Don't use boy as political pawn

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Authorities say Nehemiah Griego gunned down five family members on Saturday and planned to open fire randomly at a Wal-Mart using weapons that belonged to his parents.

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House GOP seeks to defuse debt crisis

Posted: 01/23/2013 - The GOP legislation marks a tactical retreat by House GOP leaders, eager to avoid a potential first-ever default on U.S. payment and debt obligations as they wrestle with President Barack Obama over taxes, spending and the deficit.

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Two bodies found in Leslie County home

Updated: 01/23/2013 - There are lots of unanswered questions after a man and woman were found dead in Leslie County. The bodies were discovered after a welfare check by police at a home in the Thousandsticks community.

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10 Things to know for Wednesday

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

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Route 40 in Martin County closed for repair

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Part of Route 40 in Martin County was closed on Tuesday to begin repairing a break in the road. The traffic on Route 40 was replaced by road crews and heavy machinery. Superintendent Jerry Todd explains the project, "We are drilling holes with a rotary drill so we can put railroad steel in to hold the road, then we will crib it with cribbing and then we will backfill it and try to build the road back."

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Water line break near Hazard ARH

Posted: 01/22/2013 - It is not known if the frigid temperatures are to blame for a water line break that's affecting the Hazard ARH in Hazard.

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