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Coach Cal hosts telethon for Sandy victims

Posted: 11/06/2012 - You have a chance to help the Northeast pick up the pieces following Superstorm Sandy. WKYT is teaming up with UK Coach John Calipari to raise money for storm victims.

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Hour by hour: What to watch on election night

Posted: 11/05/2012 - Even if the presidency isn't decided until after midnight EST, there will be plenty of clues early in the evening about how things are going for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. Obama has more options for piecing together the 270 electoral votes needed for victory, so any early setbacks for Romney could be important portents of how the night will end. Here's a timetable for armchair election watchers on how the night will unfold, based on what time the last polls close in each state. All times are EST.

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Jobs dwindle during green power debate

Posted: 11/05/2012 - The wind energy boom President Barack Obama touted as key to his energy strategy has hit a wall in an election-year dispute over taxpayer support for renewable energy.

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Louisville newspaper endorses President Obama for 2nd term

Updated: 11/05/2012 - The newspaper's editorial board said in its endorsement published Sunday that President Obama "has helped steer the nation from the brink of a major depression, extricated it from one unpopular war and imposed a deadline for another."

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Evacuation lifted at Ky. train derailment site

Posted: 11/05/2012 - Evacuations have been lifted and homeowners are being allowed back into the town of West Point four days after a chemical fire started at the site of a train derailment.

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Gas prices drop over past two weeks

Posted: 11/05/2012 - The average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 21 cents nationwide over the past two weeks and continues to fall in Kentucky as well.

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Election officials hopeful, despite storm damage

Posted: 11/05/2012 - Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold the election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New Jersey barely a week after Superstorm Sandy.

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Mixed feelings over Phillips' dismissal

Posted: 11/05/2012 - University of Kentucky students said they had mixed feelings over the dismissal of head football coach Joker Phillips. They were optimistic for the future, but sad things hadn't worked out for Phillips.

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UK men's basketball to host telethon for Superstorm Sandy victims

Posted: 11/04/2012 - Humbled by the devastation of Superstorm Sandy, the University of Kentucky men's basketball team, in conjunction with WKYT and WYMT, will host a telethon Wednesday night from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET. One hundred percent of the proceeds will directly benefit the victims of the catastrophic storm.

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