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US hopes NKorea can be dissuaded from nuke test

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says North Korea's young leader has acted provocatively but she still hopes he can be convinced not to conduct a nuclear test.

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Volkswagen Superbowl ad stirs controversy online

Posted: 01/30/2013 - A Volkswagen Super Bowl ad that hit the web Monday, featuring a white office worker showing his happiness with a Jamaican accent, is stirring up online controversy.

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Senate panel approves Kerry nomination

Posted: 01/30/2013 - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Sen. John Kerry to be the next secretary of state.

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Brazil police: Outdoor flare started club fire

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Police inspector Marcelo Arigony said in a news conference Tuesday that "the flare was for outdoor use only and the people who lit them know that."

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Body found under bridge in Perry County

Posted: 01/29/2013 - Identification of the person has been determined and the deceased is 44 year old John J. Turner of Hazard. Turner was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroner’s Office.

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After school shooting, Conn. debates mental health

Posted: 01/30/2013 - Connecticut lawmakers are reviewing mental health care following the Newtown school shooting, even though they and the public have little insight into what might have been ailing the 20-year-old gunman.

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2 Iraqis set for sentencing in terrorism case

Updated: 01/29/2013 - U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell will conduct the hearing at noon CST Tuesday in federal court in Bowling Green for 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan and his co-defendant, 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi. Alwan pleaded guilty in December 2011.

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Federal charges filed in UVA Wise hoax

Posted: 01/29/2013 - Bryant Alexander Hairston is charged in a criminal complaint with knowingly making false, fictitious and fraudulent statements and representations. Federal authorities filed the complaint Monday in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.

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Rockslide causes I-75 crash

Updated: 01/28/2013 - Police tell us a rockslide caused two vehicles to crash on I-75 in Whitley County.

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Students plan to grow food for their cafeteria

Updated: 01/29/2013 - The P.R.I.D.E. Club at Pikeville High School which stands for 'Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment' has been working hard to positively impact their school and community. Club sponsor and Science teacher Kelly Scott says, “We want to promote a sustainable lifestyle and teach people to take care of themselves.”

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Laid off workers get help with mortgage payments

Posted: 01/28/2013 - Ninety laid off coal miners in Bell and Whitley Counties are getting help with mortgage payments through a state program called the Unemployment Bridge Program.

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Oily sheen discovered on Letcher County stream

Posted: 01/28/2013 - An oily sheen on a stream in Letcher County has nearby residents scratching their heads, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Water say there is no cause for alarm.

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Vandals target tornado damaged middle school

Updated: 01/28/2013 - Many people in Magoffin County are still recovering from last year's tornado outbreak, and now school officials say someone is vandalizing what is left of the middle school.

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