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Icahn ends takeover battle for PC maker Dell

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is ending his bitter takeover fight for struggling computer maker Dell a few days before shareholders are scheduled to consider the latest buyout offer from company founder Michael Dell.

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$250M gift to Centre College withdrawn

Updated: 09/09/2013 - A small Kentucky liberal arts college says a $250 million gift that was among the largest gifts to higher education in U.S. history has been withdrawn.

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Students, faculty to protest Bush award in Denver

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Bush is scheduled to be recognized Monday at a fundraising dinner in Denver, both for his service as president and his efforts to fight HIV, cervical cancer and malaria in Africa.

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Groups race to hire, train 'Obamacare' guides

Posted: 09/09/2013 - One of the major practical challenges now is hiring and training a small army of instant experts - called "navigators" - who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who've never had it.

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State says Mingo County PAC didn't violate law

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Secretary of State spokesman Jake Glance has said that campaigns of active candidates can't make donations to unaffiliated PACs such as Team Mingo 2012.

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Hunting area to close for National Guard training

Posted: 09/09/2013 - An eastern Kentucky public hunting area owned by the Kentucky National Guard will be closed to public access on several dates while the guard uses the site for training.

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Heritage: The Show Is Over

Updated: 09/09/2013 - After more than a decade, organizers of The Heritage Car Show are putting on the brakes.

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Fan falls, dies at 49ers-Packers game in SF

Posted: 09/08/2013 - San Francisco police spokesman Gordon Shyy says multiple people witnessed the man's fall onto a sidewalk from the Jamestown walkway, which goes around Candlestick.

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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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