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Governor to sue NCAA over Penn state sanctions

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sue the NCAA in federal court over sanctions imposed against Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

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Children save mother from burning house

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Liam Ostendorf is 9 years old and his sister Olivia is 13. They were awake playing video games and watching TV at 3 a.m. when they smelled smoke.

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Bill to avert fiscal cliff heads to House

Posted: 01/01/2013 - The Senate gave its approval early this morning in an 89-8 vote hours after Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell sealed a deal.

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KSP asks for public to view playing cards to help solve cold cases

Updated: 01/01/2013 - The start of 2013 means another year has gone by for several Kentucky families still wanting answers about their loved ones. Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help in solving these cold cases with a deck of playing cards

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Deal reached on "fiscal cliff"

Posted: 12/31/2012 - As revelers in Times Square and cities and towns across the country wait for the ball to drop to ring in the new year, politicians in Washington have announced that a ball is not likely to drop on the average taxpayer.

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Charity donations increase right before 2013

Updated: 12/31/2012 - One of the perks of donating items to a local charity is being able to write it off on your taxes, and people were rushing to get their donations in before the January 31st deadline.

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Man charged with murder claims self-defense

Updated: 01/01/2013 - State Police in Knox County have charged Jesse Jaynes and his wife, Angela, in the shooting death of James Cox. Monday, Jesse Jaynes talked WYMT's Angela Sparkman from jail and said he had no choice but to fire his gun.

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Arcade robbed at gunpoint

Updated: 12/31/2012 - An early morning shift at the Starlight Arcade just outside Inez led to a scary few minutes for four employees.

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Defense in Ohio school shootings challenges law

Posted: 12/31/2012 - The defense says confidentiality is necessary because it covers evidence to be presented at Lane's trial scheduled Jan. 14. The defense says confidentiality would avoid additional pretrial publicity.

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Minimum wage gap grows wider between states

Posted: 12/31/2012 - Washington state will again lead the way Tuesday, raising its starting salary to $9.19 an hour. Washington was first to adopt automatic adjustments in 1998 to compensate for inflation. Nine of the 10 states adjusting wages this week did so automatically.

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AP Sources: 'Fiscal cliff' deal emerging

Posted: 12/31/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The contours of a deal to avert the 'fiscal cliff' are emerging that would raise tax rates on couples making over $450,000 a year, raise the estate tax rate and extend unemployment benefits for one year.

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Md. same-sex couples prepare for Jan. 1 marriages

Posted: 12/31/2012 - ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's law allowing same-sex marriage takes effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, and gay couples across the state are preparing for New Year's Day weddings.

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Reid says 2 sides still apart on 'fiscal cliff'

Posted: 12/31/2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the two sides are still apart as they race against a midnight deadline for resolving their differences over the "fiscal cliff."

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Kentucky highway death toll up slightly from 2011

Posted: 12/31/2012 - Preliminary statistics show 735 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2012, according to the state police count. That number is up from 714 during the same period in 2011.

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