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Sorghum Festival underway in Morgan County

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Fifth generation sorghum maker Danny Ray Townsend says he's keeping tradition alive by teaching others about his harvesting process.

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Cheddar's opens in London

Updated: 09/27/2013 - The restaurant opened on Monday and the managers say they are packed at every meal and say business is exceeding expectations.

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Kids get a look at the past

Updated: 09/27/2013 - "Fall Days" in Perry County was a chance for local children to get a glimpse of life in the past.

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Three Ky cities get federal money for school officers

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Three Kentucky cities have been awarded a total of $828,000 by The Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to fund seven new school resource officer positions.

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Legislative heads want meeting to replace Sherman

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Legislative leaders want to meet to choose an interim replacement for Bobby Sherman, the former director of the Legislative Research Commission who resigned last week.

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2 agencies seek to withdraw from state pensions

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Courier-Journal reports the quasi-governmental agencies Frontier Housing in Morehead and Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Service in Whitesburg filed the request last week in Franklin County Circuit Court.

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3 Ky cities get federal money for school officers

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Louisville police will receive $625,000 - the largest grant in the state - to hire five officers designated to work in schools, while McKee police in Jackson County is scheduled to receive $80,000 and Nicholasville police in Jessamine County will get $123,000 to hire one officer each.

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Official says Kenyan forces caused mall collapse

Posted: 09/27/2013 - A top-ranking government official tells The Associated Press that Kenya's military caused the massive collapse of three floors during the terrorist siege on Nairobi's Westgate Mall.

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Ky. Supreme Court won't hear case over Monroe name

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Foundation of Kentucky Inc. Director Campbell Mercer said the Ohio County Industrial Foundation and Bill Monroe's son, James Monroe, obtained a temporary injunction in Tennessee to prohibit him from using the name.

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Huntington man sought on charges of shooting six

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Arrest warrants issued Thursday charge 31-year-old Antonio Michael Smith of Huntington with six counts of malicious wounding and one count of wanton endangerment.

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Senate seeks to reverse law on engineered crops

Posted: 09/27/2013 - The Senate is seeking to reverse a controversial law that allows farmers to harvest genetically modified crops even when the crops are caught up in legal battles.

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Soldier returns home from Afghanistan

Updated: 09/27/2013 - How do we begin to thank the individuals who bravely risk their lives in the service of this great nation, especially when it’s someone we love? It’s a hard question to answer, but giving them a hero's welcome back seems like a good place to start. Such was the case in Jackson Thursday as U.S. Army soldier Jeffrey Howard returned home after a nine month tour in Afghanistan.

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Coal jobs news conference held Thursday

Posted: 09/26/2013 - It was in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's recent announcement of new regulations on future coal-fired power plants.

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