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Thieves thwarted by restaurant cash register

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Police say three masked men who tried to rob a Chinese restaurant in Massachusetts ran away empty handed because they couldn't figure out how to open the cash register.

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Indicted Ohio lawmaker pleads guilty

Updated: 01/22/2013 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Former Ohio state Rep. Clayton Luckie is pleading guilty to grand theft and seven other felonies.

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White House: Obama wouldn't block GOP debt bill

Posted: 01/22/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says a House Republican bill to extend the government's borrowing authority for three months still faces concerns in Congress but press secretary Jay Carney says that if it reaches President Barack Obama's desk, "he would not stand in the way of the bill becoming law."

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Court rejects bid to have marijuana reclassified

Posted: 01/22/2013 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court has rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.

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Company seeks enforcement of supplement settlement

Posted: 01/22/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - A three-judge federal appeals panel is weighing whether a Missouri company violated a settlement agreement with a Kentucky-based competitor in advertisements about a dietary supplement.

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Fire kills one in Southwest Virginia

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Mayor Jess Powers says the fire destroyed the home of Robert and Tammy Creed on Second Street Northeast at 3:45 Monday morning.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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Officials hope air quality study brings changes

Updated: 01/22/2013 - Results of an air quality study in Floyd County were released last week. The study focused on air inside of workplaces and what secondhand smoke does to the overall quality.

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Meth lab found near county 911 center

Updated: 01/22/2013 - Police found an active meth lab in a Leslie county trailer, just across the street from the county 911 Center.

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MLK Jr. Ceremony in Middlesboro

Posted: 01/21/2013 - In Middlesboro, the Lincoln School Homecoming committee hosted a luncheon and held a ceremony in memory of Dr. King. They also honored some graduating high school seniors.

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Woman found dead outside her Breathitt County home

Updated: 01/21/2013 - Police are investigating the death of a Breathitt County woman whose body was found outside her Jackson home Sunday. Details are few and far between, but the Breathitt County coroner has identified the woman as 57-year-old Charlotte Neace Barnett.

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Private Kentucky college makes tuition-free offer

Posted: 01/21/2013 - A small Appalachian college is dangling an appealing offer in front of its freshmen - get good grades and volunteer and you can skip paying tuition your final semester as a senior.

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Senate leader looks for "fresh start"

Posted: 01/21/2013 - The Senate's top Republican says President Barack Obama's second term represents "a fresh start when it comes to dealing with the great challenges of our day."

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Police launch student tip prgram

Posted: 01/21/2013 - The Somerset Police Department has launched a new program aimed at giving students the power to report problems in their schools.

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Victims of Perry Co. shooting laid to rest

Updated: 01/21/2013 - The three victims of last Tuesday's shooting in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College were laid to rest on Monday.

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