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First responders train in Floyd County for water rescue

Updated: 09/16/2013 - First responders from as far away as Calloway County were in Prestonsburg this weekend for water rescue training. First responders say this training is as important as ever with recent flooding throughout the state and nation.

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Boone County commissioner to vote from Kuwait

Posted: 09/15/2013 - According to The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1d3la5V), the resolution passed by the Boone County Fiscal Court last week amends the meeting calendar to include three special video teleconference meeting dates.

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West Virginia seeing a return of the porcupine

Posted: 09/15/2013 - Sightings of the spiny rodent have been on the rise, though no studies have been conducted to assess their numbers. Often, it's a hunter's dog returning to its master with a snoot full of quills that reveals their return.

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Ariz. mom suspected of killing 2 kids in Calif.

Posted: 09/16/2013 - An Arizona woman who was arrested on suspicion of killing her two children after she tried to crash her car into an electrical box outside a Home Depot had a propane tank in her vehicle.

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Holder, Rice to mark Alabama bombing anniversary

Posted: 09/15/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice are among those gathering in Birmingham to mark the 50th anniversary of a Ku Klux Klan bombing that killed four girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church.

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Powerball: No big jackpot winner in Saturday draw

Posted: 09/16/2013 - Lottery officials have announced on the Powerball website that no ticket has matched all Saturday's numbers drawn for that game's giant jackpot, which now swells to an estimated $400 million or a $223.6 million cash-option value.

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Community rallies around injured firefighter

Posted: 09/14/2013 - A southern Kentucky firefighter continues to fight to survive after risking his life to save the lives of others, and now his community is coming together to raise money for his cause.

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Police searching for missing man

Posted: 09/14/2013 - Gerald Boyles, 75, was last seen by his wife about 9 p.m. Friday. She says he was wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt.

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Deputies investigating how car ran over toddler

Posted: 09/14/2013 - A 2-year-old became trapped under the front tire of Tina Tripp's car Saturday morning. The Tina Tripp, Michael Tripp and their three children were part of a group gathered for an auction.

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Ex-guard, 2 others charged in smuggling scheme

Posted: 09/14/2013 - A grand jury in Ashland charged the former guard, James S. Lewis, 32-year-old Gary Music and Cindy Gates of Newport, Tenn., with secretly getting the items into the federal prison at Ashland over a 13-month period from 2010 through early 2012.

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