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Flag retirement ceremony held

Updated: 11/11/2013 - Folks gathered just off of U.S. 23 near the Johnson and Floyd County line on Sunday for a flag retirement ceremony.

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Rights group condemns Egypt refugee detention

Posted: 11/11/2013 - An international rights group says Egypt is detaining hundreds of refugees from Syria, pressuring them to leave the country even if it means returning to the civil war in their homeland.

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Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014

Posted: 11/11/2013 - The first year of automatic, across-the-board budget cuts didn't live up to the dire predictions from the Obama administration and others who warned of sweeping furloughs and big disruptions of government services. The second round just might.

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Sen. Rand Paul heading back to South Carolina

Posted: 11/11/2013 - The Kentucky Republican speaks Monday at a luncheon fundraiser being hosted in Charleston by the state Republican Party. He's also meeting with reporters.

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Welcome center on I-75 near Tennessee line closing

Posted: 11/11/2013 - People traveling north on Interstate 75 during the next several days will have to find someplace to stop other than the Whitley County welcome center in southern Kentucky near the Tennessee line.

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Vets offered free Korean War book

Posted: 11/11/2013 - The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs is giving free copies of a Korean War coffee table book to veterans of that conflict.

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Veterans Day perks at area businesses

Posted: 11/11/2013 - November 11 is Veterans Day, a day when our nation honors those who have served in the United States armed forces. In recognition of the occasion, some area businesses are offering discounts and giveaways.

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Bahamas police: Small plane crash likely kills 4

Posted: 11/10/2013 - Bahamas Police Superintendent Stephen Dean says a single-engine plane crashed Sunday in waters off Grand Bahama island. He says emergency response teams found plane debris in the Atlantic and the aircraft's four occupants are believed to be dead.

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Equipment maker sues WV billionaire's companies

Posted: 11/10/2013 - Beckley-based Phillips Machine Services sued the Justice-owned companies last month in Raleigh County Circuit Court. Phillips and a Kentucky-based subsidiary, The Combs Group, allege that the companies owe them more than $1 million.

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Ky. corn, soybean crops on pace for records

Posted: 11/10/2013 - Kentucky's bumper corn and soybean crops appear headed toward record heights for production. It's a dramatic turnaround from last year's struggles for grain farmers, weighed down by a combination of drought and extreme heat.

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Authorities: 2 dead, 22 hurt in gunfire at party

Posted: 11/10/2013 - A sheriff's office says a man and a woman are dead and at least 22 other people have been injured following gunfire at a large house party in a suburb near Houston.

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Rifle Deer Hunting Season Begins

Posted: 11/10/2013 - November 9th marks the first day of 'modern' rifle deer hunting season In Kentucky. It’s a time of fun and enjoyment for area hunter's, but there are important safety measures to keep in mind as well.

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