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Kids' suspensions renew debate over zero tolerance

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Small children have been getting into deep trouble at school lately, and their parents say it's because educators are hypersensitive in the wake of the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school in December.

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Study: Better TV might improve kids' behavior

Posted: 02/18/2013 - The results were modest and faded over time, but the study authors and other doctors say they may hold promise for finding ways to help young children avoid aggressive, violent behavior.

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Police cracking down on drunk drivers in West Virginia

Posted: 02/18/2013 - State Director of Highway Safety Bob Tipton said the state police also will begin specially training some officers in drug recognition to examine drivers who appear impaired but have passed a breath test for alcohol.

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Community holds anti-drug rally

Posted: 02/17/2013 - An anti-drug rally was put on by the Owsley County Drug Awareness Council at the Booneville United Methodist Church.

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Morehead State scientists hope to fly with NASA

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Morehead State University scientists are hoping to build and fly a series of satellites on NASA missions similar to objects they build and launched into orbit last year.

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Sen. Paul: Voters want to round up immigrants

Posted: 02/19/2013 - A Republican senator says he sees some in his party favoring a 2016 presidential candidate with an immigration policy that would "round people up ... and send them back to Mexico."

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UPDATE: Date set for Harlan County murder trial

Posted: 07/18/2014 - Harlan County Circuit Court officials say bond for Justin Miller, 29, was reduced to a $50,000 surety bond on Monday and he posted it late Monday night.

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Kentucky park, farmers discussing partnership

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Farmers in south-central Kentucky are discussing a partnership with a state park that would lead to more farm-fresh foods being served at the location.

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Insurance exchange grows into $39.5M operation

Posted: 02/18/2013 - Federal health care reforms have led to the creation of a government agency in Kentucky that will be comparable in staffing to the secretary of state's office with 30 employees - but it also has scores of contract workers and an annual budget more than 10 times larger, at $39.5 million.

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Immigration bill would set an 8-year path to residency

Posted: 02/18/2013 - A newspaper is reporting says that a draft of an immigration bill prepared by the White House lays out an eight-year process for illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents.

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