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Sen. Paul says he's suing over NSA policies

Posted: 01/03/2014 - Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing a class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the National Security Agency. And on his website, he's urging Americans to join the lawsuit, in his words, "to stop Barack Obama's NSA from snooping on the American people."

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Housing center for homeless veterans in Eastern Kentucky opening soon

Updated: 01/03/2014 - While we experience freezing temperatures we are reminded of those who are living without shelter and heat, including some of our nation's heroes....veterans. A project in Pike County is almost complete that will get these men and women out of the cold.

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Feds want 27 months in prison for Farmer

Posted: 01/03/2014 - Federal prosecutors want a 27-month prison sentence for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and for him to pay $120,500 in restitution to the state.

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Hearing-impaired inmates sue state

Updated: 01/03/2014 - The inmates claim the corrections department is discriminating against them by refusing to provide interpreter accommodations like medical visits, videophones, and other hearing devices.

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Owensboro police asked to investigate priest

Posted: 01/03/2014 - A letter from Diocese of Owensboro Bishop William Medley says the Diocesan Review Board unanimously judged the allegation to be credible and urges compassion for the person who brought the matter to light.

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One dead in Powell County accident

Updated: 01/03/2014 - One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a two vehicle collision in Powell County on Thursday.

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USDA allows more meat, grains in school lunches

Posted: 01/03/2014 - The Agriculture Department says it's making permanent rules that allow schools to serve larger portions of lean meat and whole grains in school lunches and other meals.

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Freezing weather can bring frozen pipes

Posted: 01/03/2014 - The Kentucky Division of Water wants residents to get through the freezing weather forecast for the next several days without having their pipes burst and has some advice.

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Letcher County road crews prepare to battle wintry weather

Updated: 01/03/2014 - Road crews across Eastern Kentucky spent Thursday gearing up for the latest round of ice and snow. Workers in Letcher County made sure all their equipment was ready to use Friday morning if wintry weather struck as projected.

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New poll shows favor for smoke-free Kentucky

Posted: 01/03/2014 - A newly released poll from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky explains that 65 percent of Kentucky adults now support a statewide smoke-free law in areas such as workplaces, restaurants and bars.

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