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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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No action yet to override religious freedom veto

Posted: 03/25/2013 - Nearing the end of the next-to-last day of the Kentucky legislative session, lawmakers haven't taken action to try to override Gov. Steve Beshear's veto of a bill intended to protect the religious beliefs of Kentuckians from government intrusions.

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Feds target false billing scheme at Alpha

Posted: 03/25/2013 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal investigators say they've uncovered a scheme that ripped off Alpha Natural Resources with false supply billings.

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Changes in UK blue don't change decades of passion

Posted: 03/26/2013 - The love of the Wildcats runs generations deep in Kentucky. It hit a fever pitch during the school’s run to its eighth national championship last March. And that passion sparked a huge run on UK merchandise, all colored a familiar shade of blue.

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Road crews prepare for March snow

Updated: 03/25/2013 - No major problems were reported during the day on Monday due to the snow, and crews want to make sure it stays that way.

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Lightning blamed in house fire

Updated: 03/25/2013 - The Wills family said they're very thankful for neighbors they only just met after lightning struck just outside their house, sparking a fire.

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Fatal crash on I-75

Updated: 03/25/2013 - Investigators think the snow and icy roads played roles in a deadly crash on Interstate 75.

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Big Sandy road crews prep for snow

Updated: 03/25/2013 - Road crews in the Big Sandy region are preparing for more snow in several counties that are under a winter storm warning.

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Two EKY hospitals team up to fight heart disease

Updated: 03/25/2013 - A big announcement came Monday in Prestonsburg as Pikeville Medical Center and Highlands Healthcare team up to fight heart disease, a leading cause of death in eastern Kentucky.

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Lightning strike sparks Corbin house fire

Posted: 03/26/2013 - The Wills family said they're very thankful for neighbors they only just met after lightning struck just outside their house, sparking a fire.

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EPA adds to W.Va.'s list of impaired waterways

Posted: 03/25/2013 - Federal regulators say the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection improperly left 255 streams totaling 1,000 miles off a list of impaired waterways it submitted for approval last fall.

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Judge sets May court date for USA Harvest founder

Posted: 03/25/2013 - U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin on Monday set a May 29 court date for 63-year-old Hugh "Stan" Curtis. Whalin said the two-month stretch before the next court date will allow Curtis to recover from two medical procedures and be examined by a psychiatrist to determine if he's competent to enter a plea to charges of using the charity to fund personal meals, travel and entertainment expenses.

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Talks continue on industrial hemp legislation

Posted: 03/25/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Floor Leader Rocky Adkins is reporting progress in negotiations on a bill that would allow Kentucky to quickly license hemp growers if the federal government ever lifts a ban on the crop.

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