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McConnell called obstructionist by critics in Kentucky

Posted: 01/03/2013 - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, a key negotiator in fiscal cliff talks, has come under attack from groups back home who brand him as an obstructionist whose strategy has benefited many of his campaign donors.

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UPDATE: House re-elects Boehner speaker

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.

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Beshear presses again to raise dropout age to 18

Posted: 01/03/2013 - The second-term Democrat who has been pushing for years to gradually raise the dropout age from 16 to 18 said he's hopeful this will be the year that it gets done.

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Drug epidemic leaves many children being raised by grandparents

Updated: 01/23/2013 - As the drug epidemic tears through Eastern Kentucky it is leaving many children left to grow up without their parents. Many grandparents are now raising their grandchildren as Tom Salyer with Johnson County Schools explains, “In Johnson County we see what is on the national and state trend that a lot of grandparents are raising their grandchildren.”

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Perry County man indicted on theft charges

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The Hazard Herald reports 25 year old James Barger was already wanted on warrants in Perry County when he was caught in Columbus, Ohio.

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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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