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EKU president warns of layoffs

Updated: 02/08/2013 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Eastern Kentucky University's president is warning of campus layoffs as the school prepares to reallocate 10 percent of its budget.

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President Obama works to fast track healthcare overhaul

Posted: 02/08/2013 - President Barack Obama's re-election has put health care overhaul on a fast track, at least in some states. The Affordable Care Act is the biggest addition to the nation's social safety net since Medicare nearly 50 years ago and will affect everyone in the United States in some way.

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New York, New England brace for up to three feet of snow

Posted: 02/08/2013 - A storm poised to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston and beyond beginning Friday could be one for the record books, forecasters warned, as residents scurried to stock up on food and water and road crews readied salt and sand.

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Aftershocks hamper relief in tsunami-hit Solomons

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Aftershocks are rattling the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific, after Wednesday's 8.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami. The continued jolts are preventing relief workers from reaching villages where at least nine people were killed.

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Bush family emails, photos apparently hacked

Posted: 02/08/2013 - A criminal investigation is under way after a hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails sent between members of the Bush family, including both former presidents.

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Fort Campbell building to be named after officer

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Fort Campbell will dedicate a building that houses an explosive ordnance disposal unit in honor of a former company commander who was killed in Afghanistan.

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Lawmakers consider allowing Election Day alcohol

Posted: 02/08/2013 - The Senate Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee has already given initial approval to legislation that would allow alcohol sales during hours that polls are open.

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W.Va. miner killed in prep plant accident identified

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Brandon E. Townsend, 34, of Delbarton, which is in Mingo County, died Wednesday after a hydraulic jack exploded on a belt press at Midland Trail Energy's Blue Creek preparation plant.

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10 Things to know for Friday

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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