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Bipartisan task force addresses state pension crisis

Updated: 12/05/2012 - The Kentucky Retirement System is facing a roughly $35 billion deficit over the next 26 years. A task force was formed earlier this year to find ways to preserve the K.R.S. fund.

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Murder trial is postponed

Posted: 12/04/2012 - A trial scheduled in Harlan County for a man accused of murdering a coal operator has been postponed.

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Two women arrested for dentist drug scam

Updated: 12/04/2012 - 35-year-old Katrina Dixon and 25-year-old Ashley Coffey are both behind bars after police say they were forging prescriptions on dental patients without their knowledge.

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$1.5B worth of marijuana confiscated in Appalachia

Posted: 12/04/2012 - Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies confiscated more than $1.5 billion worth of marijuana this year in Appalachia, a region where widespread unemployment may be enticing some people to grow pot to support their families.

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Miners help underprivileged kids go Christmas shopping

Updated: 12/04/2012 - More than 100 underprivileged eastern Kentucky kids will have a better Christmas thanks to coal miners. The children were each escorted by a coal miner on a Christmas shopping spree Tuesday at Magic Mart in Perry County.

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Clinton urges wider pressure on North Korea

Posted: 12/04/2012 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expressing deep concern about North Korean plans to carry out a long-range rocket launch this month.

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Fort Hood shooting judge removed for showing bias

Posted: 12/04/2012 - A military judge has been thrown off the Fort Hood deadly shooting case after an appeals court found that his treatment of the suspect, including an order to have the man forcibly shaved, indicated a lack of impartiality.

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U.S. home prices rise in October by most in 6 years

Posted: 12/05/2012 - A measure of U.S. home prices rose 6.3 percent in October compared with a year ago, the largest yearly gain since July 2006. The jump adds to signs of a comeback in the once-battered housing market.

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Remains of Ky. soldier killed in Vietnam returned

Posted: 12/04/2012 - The remains of a Louisville soldier who has been missing since the Vietnam War have been identified and will be buried this week in Arlington National Cemetery.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 12/04/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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