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Obama, NY and NJ lawmakers press for Sandy aid

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Republicans and Democrats from New York and New Jersey are ripping House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) for pulling legislation on Hurricane Sandy aid, calling it a "betrayal." Reps. Michael Grimm, a Republican, and Jerrold Nadler, a Democrat, said on the House floor this morning that Boehner's decision would be a crushing blow to the states battered by the October storm.

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Federal enforcement prompts Ky. mine closing

Posted: 01/02/2013 - Inspectors with the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration visited TRC Mining Corp.'s No. 2 mine in Letcher County on Nov. 27 and issued 23 citations and seven orders.

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Penn. governor plans to sue NCAA over Penn St. sanctions

Updated: 01/02/2013 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has scheduled a news conference to discuss his plans to sue the NCAA over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The tax package negotiated by President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans and passed by Congress will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase.

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Thieves hit Grapevine Volunteer Fire Department in Pike Co.

Updated: 01/02/2013 - As the season of giving comes to a close, it seems that the season of taking is in full swing at one Pike County Fire Department. Firefighters at the Grapevine Volunteer Fire Department say they are taking more precautions after pieces of their equipment were stolen within the first hours of 2013.

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Grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Updated: 01/01/2013 - Whitley county Sheriff's Deputies are following leads after a family owned grocery store was robbed. Deputies say Young's Grocery in Gatliff was held-up at gunpoint.

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Corbin's first baby of new year is boy

Posted: 01/01/2013 - A newborn at Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin is one of the first babies born in the new year in Eastern Kentucky. Bentley Colten Messer was born at 1:34 a.m. on January 1st, 2013.

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EQT awards grant to UK College of Education

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Officials with EQT Corporation are awarding a $50,000 grant to the University of Kentucky College of Education to help propel new innovations in eastern Kentucky education.

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Artifacts help pinpoint key Hatfield-McCoy battle

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Artifacts recently unearthed during the filming of a new National Geographic Channel show appear to pinpoint the location of a turning point in the yearslong feud between the Hatfield and McCoy clans.

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Governor to sue NCAA over Penn state sanctions

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

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