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Family wants accused murderer to spend life in prison

Posted: 03/21/2013 - A Johnson County man is now facing charges for the murder of his parents, but some family members say they are worried about a potential deal that could let him out of prison early.

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EKU announces meet the candidate events

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Eastern Kentucky University has announced schedules for open events during the next couple of weeks to introduce finalists in the search for the school's new president.

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Parents of Newtown victim met with killer's father

Posted: 03/21/2013 - The parents of one of the 20 first-graders killed in the Newtown, Conn., school massacre say they met with the gunman's father for over an hour in an effort bring some closure to the tragedy.

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Senate approves huge 2013 spending bill

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Federal meat inspectors would be spared furloughs, but more than 100 smaller air traffic facilities throughout the country could still be closed.

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Arson convictions challenged over fire science

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Authorities in Texas and several other states are beginning to re-examine old arson cases in which defendants may have been convicted with questionable scientific evidence.

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Survey: Low-wage workers missing out on training

Posted: 03/21/2013 - As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to a better-paying job.

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Attorneys general from South meet in Nashville

Posted: 03/21/2013 - The meeting will be held Thursday and Friday at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Nashville. Thursday's panels will focus on state Medicaid programs, pursuing health care fraud and prescription drug abuse.

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Obama in Ramallah for talks with Palestinians

Posted: 03/21/2013 - President Barack Obama is in the West Bank for brief meetings with Palestinian leaders on the prospects for restarting Mideast peace talks with Israel.

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Corbin man charged with attempted murder

Posted: 03/21/2013 - On Saturday, police got a call from the couples daughter saying Russell Knickerbocker, 48 was pouring the gas into her mothers eyes and trying to kill her.

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NY appeals court to consider local fracking bans

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Towns that want to control land use through zoning against the drilling industry are being pitted against landowners who say state law trumps local authority when it comes to oil and gas development in New York.

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Body found in Russell County house fire identified

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Investigators say a space heater is the likely cause of the fire that killed a 50-year-old Jabez man and his cat, but relatives question if something else was to blame.

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UK fans overjoyed following commitment of another top recruit

Updated: 03/21/2013 - University of Kentucky basketball fans who were depressed over the Cats' loss Tuesday night in the NIT got some news Wednesday that lifted their spirits. One of the top-rated recruits in the country committed to UK, giving fans hope that next season may produce another national championship.

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10 Things to know for Thursday

Posted: 03/21/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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