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3 Americans win economics Nobel

Updated: 10/15/2013 - Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

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Knott County home burns to the ground

Updated: 10/13/2013 - A home in the city of Garner burned to the ground Sunday morning resulting in hundreds of phone and television service outages.

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Pikeville 'Landmark' gets brand new look

Updated: 10/13/2013 - A popular Eastern Kentucky restaurant in Pikeville that has been serving customers for more than 40 years underwent a complete renovation and is now open with a brand new look.

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'Adopt-a-Dog' month underway

Updated: 10/13/2013 - October is 'Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month' and several groups are working diligently to help animals in our region find homes.

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Thousands in Romania protest plans for gold mine

Posted: 10/13/2013 - Canada's Gabriel Resources has been trying to gain permits to go ahead with the planned mine in northwest Romania for 14 years. Parliament is due to vote in the coming weeks on whether to back the project.

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2 in custody for Tulsa shooting

Posted: 10/13/2013 - Authorities on Sunday were holding 21-year-old Boonmlee Lee and 19-year-old Meng Lee, both of Tulsa. Each faces five counts of shooting with intent to kill plus firearms charges.

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Kentucky State Police warn citizens of phone scam

Updated: 10/13/2013 - Officials with Kentucky State Police (KSP) are warning all citizens, particularly the elderly, about a new phone scam where the caller pretends to be a representative from Publishers Clearing House.

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Soldier makes surprise return home in the middle of a parade

Posted: 10/12/2013 - A soldier who has been in Afghanistan since March made a surprise return home to Prestonsburg where he serves as a firefighter. The soldier surprised his whole community, but most importantly his wife, in the middle of the Jenny Wiley Festival parade.

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Peru bus plunge kills 50, including 13 children

Posted: 10/12/2013 - The accident occurred Friday night after the bus left the provincial capital of Santa Teresa. It fell about 650 feet (200 meters) into the chasm. Authorities said bodies were found as far as 330 feet (100 meters) away from the impact site.

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