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Man arrested for DUI in Laurel County

Posted: 08/19/2013 - The Laurel County Sheriff's Department says Johnny Baker failed to stop at a checkpoint near Old Crab Orchard Road.

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Family remembers Breathitt County murder victim

Updated: 08/20/2013 - We talked to the daughter of Tommy Lee Smith, or "Smurf," as many called him, who officials confirmed was murdered over the weekend. She says he was always willing to help and everybody loved him.

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Former Ky lawmaker liable for $23M in Ross slaying

Posted: 08/19/2013 - A judge in Lexington has ruled that former Kentucky lawmaker Steve Nunn is liable for nearly $24 million in damages in a wrongful death suit brought by the family of his slain ex-fiancee.

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UPIKE students start school year

Updated: 08/19/2013 - Students were back in class for the first time this school year at the University of Pikeville Monday.

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Ky. college working to make college transition easier

Updated: 08/19/2013 - The program is federally funded through the Partners for Education campaign and is currently looking to recruit 40 people who are willing to work at Leslie County of Knox Central high schools for one year.

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Judge bars most motive evidence in Fort Hood trial

Updated: 09/10/2013 - The judge overseeing the Fort Hood shooting trial has blocked prosecutors from using several witnesses and most evidence they'd sought to explain the motive behind the 2009 attack.

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Alice Lloyd College mentioned by Forbes magazine

Updated: 08/19/2013 - In a study released on July 24th, Alice Lloyd College was named one of the 100 most financially fit colleges in America and the second-most financially fit in the state.

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Kentucky schoolchildren to receive fresh produce

Posted: 08/19/2013 - The Kentucky Education Department says the state received $2.78 million in funding for the program for the coming school year. Each of the 134 schools participating will receive operating funds based on about $50 per student enrolled as of last October.

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Patriot Coal, coal union vote on settlement deal

Posted: 08/19/2013 - The union said in a statement Friday night that current or laid-off Patriot workers in West Virginia and Kentucky voted 85 percent to 15 percent in favor of the agreement reached late last week.

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Agreement to help 600 in personal care homes

Posted: 08/19/2013 - Advocates for the disabled and mentally ill told the Lexington Herald-Leader that the agreement between state regulators and a watchdog group will dramatically improve the lives of 600 mentally ill people who reside at personal care homes - and possibly others in the future.

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More evidence in W.Va. sheriff slaying disclosed

Posted: 08/19/2013 - The Sunday Gazette-Mail reports West Virginia State Police investigated allegations that Eugene Crum sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in 2001 when he was Delbarton's police chief.

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Fire destroys Perry County home

Updated: 08/19/2013 - A house in Hazard off Combs Road was destroyed by a fire which started Saturday night.

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