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Missouri switches to new execution drug

Posted: 10/22/2013 - The Missouri Department of Corrections is switching to a new lethal injection drug, less than two weeks after Gov. Jay Nixon halted executions until a replacement for propofol was found.

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US warns of plot abduct journalists in Syria

Posted: 10/22/2013 - The State Department says it has learned of a plot to abduct Western journalists covering Syria's civil war and is warning those who travel there to take precautions.

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Ky schools turning to property taxes for funds

Posted: 10/22/2013 - School districts across Kentucky have maxed-out local property taxes in an effort to make up for cuts in state and federal funding in recent years. The result is an inequality among the state's 173 districts that has turned school boards into political exiles.

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US employers add 148,000 jobs

Updated: 10/23/2013 - The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent, from 7.3 percent in August and a five-year low.

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Ky. awarded $2.8 million in security grants

Posted: 10/22/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear's office said Monday the money will be used for training, citizen preparedness and equipment for first-responders, communications and infrastructure.

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Revitalization of Downtown Hazard

Updated: 10/22/2013 - Downtown Hazard was once packed with people and businesses. Now, revitalizing the area is on the drawing board for the Hazard Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Revitalization Committee. Committee members say the plan is to bring people back downtown to live, work and play.

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Zipline tours let people see fall foliage

Updated: 10/22/2013 - While some people like to stay inside when the weather cools down, others like to show off their adventurous side by flying through the trees as their leaves change color.

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