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Bridge repairs set for May 20th

Updated: 05/10/2013 - The bridge near Troublesome Creek in Dwarf will be rebuilt starting May 20th. It is expected to be finished by July 31st.

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Operation UNITE gives Rockcastle County students scholarships

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Students, parents, and dignitaries, including Congressman Hal Rogers, were on hand today to help reward student achievement with scholarships. Rockcastle County High School scholarship winners say this would not be possible without Operation UNITE.

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Pickpocket case results in multi-county investigation

Updated: 05/10/2013 - It started as a pickpocket case that quickly turned into a multi-county investigation. Officials in Johnson County say last month they received a call about a stolen wallet and they are now linking that case to numerous thefts across the Big Sandy region.

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Recall in place for IGA brand ice cream

Posted: 05/10/2013 - A dairy company is voluntarily recalling ice cream produced in Winston-Salem and distributed to 10 states that don't identify possible allergens because the product is packed in the wrong containers.

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Chandler takes new job with Ky. Humanities Council

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Chandler was named Friday as executive director of the non-profit Kentucky Humanities Council, which works to bring history, heritage and arts programs to communities across the state.

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Watch Barker announcement LIVE on

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Barker is rated a 4-star recruit in the class of 2014. South Carolina and Kentucky are thought to be the leaders in the recruiting battle for Barker. Tennessee is also a finalist.

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'Y & R' to memorialize soap star Jeanne Cooper

Posted: 05/10/2013 - CBS says "The Young and the Restless" will broadcast a tribute to Jeanne Cooper, the veteran star of the daytime drama who died earlier this week. It is scheduled to air May 28.

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FBI: No human remains among Cleveland evidence

Posted: 05/10/2013 - The FBI says it did not recover human remains in its search of a Cleveland house where a man is accused of holding three women captive for a decade.

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NTSB to hold hearing on Ky bridge collapse

Posted: 05/10/2013 - The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public hearing about the collapse of a western Kentucky bridge over the Tennessee River after a cargo ship struck it.

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Spire permanently installed on WTC tower

Posted: 05/10/2013 - The silver spire topping One World Trade Center has been fully installed on the building's roof. That brings the iconic structure to its full, symbolic height of 1,776 feet.

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Space station crew staying put despite leak

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Officials say there are no plans for an early departure of the crew of the International Space Station because of leaking ammonia from the cooling system.

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Boyd County added as HeartSafe Community

Updated: 05/10/2013 - A northeast Kentucky county is the latest to become a HeartSafe Community, a designation recognizing efforts to improve responses to people suffering from cardiac arrest.

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False 911 call claims "officer down"

Updated: 05/10/2013 - The call of "officer down" rang across Eastern Kentucky police scanners Wednesday night, but officers later found out that it was a false 911 call.

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