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Ky. Medicaid clients informed of security breach

Posted: 12/28/2012 - Kentucky officials are informing more than 1,000 Medicaid clients of a computer security breach that many have resulted in private information being released.

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Stumbo 'not necessarily' looking at governor's bid

Posted: 12/28/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he's "not necessarily" interested in running for governor in 2015 even though several other Democrats are considering bids.

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Ky. official rejects marketers' slogan

Posted: 12/28/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Tourism Commissioner Mike Mangeot (MAN'-jit) has said no thanks to a proposed new slogan for Kentucky that's creating an Internet buzz.

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Police investigating Knox County shooting

Updated: 12/28/2012 - State Police say a fight at a home in the Walker community ended in gunfire, leaving 35-year-old James W. Cox dead. There are no arrests at this time.

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White House meeting a last stab at a fiscal deal

Posted: 12/28/2012 - A Friday afternoon meeting among congressional leaders and the president stands as a make-or-break moment for negotiations to avoid across-the-board first-of-the-year tax increases and deep spending cuts.

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Experts: Trained police needed for school security

Posted: 12/28/2012 - While the National Rifle Association envisions armed volunteers in every school, school safety experts say there's a difference between a trained officer and a guard with a gun.

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Report: One in four Kentucky kids lives in poverty

Updated: 12/28/2012 - A new report shows one quarter of Kentucky children lives in poverty. Wolfe County has the worst child poverty rate in the state at 57.9 percent. Elliot County is second at 50.6 percent.

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Whitley County receives grant for dump cleanup

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Litterbugs wanting to get rid of unwanted garbage have often turned to illegal dump sites, and Whitley County is no exception. But thanks to a state grant, some dumps there should soon be a thing of the past.

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Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

Updated: 12/27/2012 - A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.

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Obama is back; no word of any plan to avoid the 'cliff'

Posted: 12/27/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Aides to President Barack Obama are disputing reports that he is sending lawmakers a scaled-down plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff." And they're giving no indication whether he will invite congressional leaders to a White House meeting later today or tomorrow.

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Treatment centers lack funding to help drug addiction

Updated: 12/27/2012 - Officials say prescription drug abuse is leading the drug epidemic. They say treating the addiction is key, but limited funding for treating substance abuse is making that difficult.

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