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Talking diplomacy in Syria, Obama goes to Congress

Posted: 09/10/2013 - President Barack Obama is heading to Congress with fresh hopes of a diplomatic breakthrough that would allow Syria's government to avert U.S. missile strikes if it surrenders its chemical weapons arsenal.

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New information in lawn mower death

Posted: 09/09/2013 - It happened about a month ago on Sacker Road in Manchester. John Campbell, 49 years old, was riding a lawn mower when police say it wen over an embankment, trapping Campbell underneath and causing a fire.

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Man pleaded guilty to stealing from graves

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Randall Vicars pleaded guilty to the crime Monday morning. Deputies arrested him in July after they say they found him in possession of a memorial reported stolen from Newman Cemetery.

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Obama sees potential breakthrough in weapons idea

Posted: 09/09/2013 - Obama told NBC News in an interview Monday that he remains skeptical that Syria will follow through and turn over its stockpile, so he's taking a statement from Damascus "with a grain of salt initially." But he says he would prefer to have a diplomatic solution to the crisis rather than launch a military attack, and called it "a potentially positive development."

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UPDATE: Johnson County boy dies from injuries suffered in car accident

Updated: 09/10/2013 - Two people have now died from injuries received in a Friday afternoon car accident on U.S. 23 in Prestonsburg. The driver of one of the vehicles, Paula McConnell, died the day of the accident and now a passenger in her vehicle, 10-year-old, Donovan Floyd, has also died.

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Federal investigators raid Ace Clinique of Medicine

Updated: 09/09/2013 - On Monday afternoon, Kentucky State Police, federal agents and other officials parked outside of Dr. James Chaney's Ace Clinique of Medicine on Roy Campbell Drive in Hazard.

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KRCC to build apartments in Hazard

Updated: 09/09/2013 - KRCC broke ground Monday for three apartments. Low-income families with dependent children and those with serious mental illnesses will have priority.

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Ethics Commission: Farmer's plea deal 'the largest they've seen'

Updated: 09/09/2013 - The Executive Branch Ethics Commission has approved an agreement with former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer to resolve administrative charges related to his management of the state Department of Agriculture.

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Petition seeks alcohol vote in Berea

Posted: 09/09/2013 - A Berea resident says he has sent petition cards to all registered voters in the city to gauge public opinion on allowing alcohol sales in the city.

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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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