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Holder averts furloughs of prison staffers

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted daily furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers around the country, staving off what would have been a serious threat to the lives and safety of staff, inmates and the public.

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CSX train derailed in Virginia

Updated: 03/23/2013 - Troopers say 15 cars from the train have overturned, four of those cars are in a local creek.

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Fundraiser features eclectic mix of handbags

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Gucci and Coach handbags will sit next to purses created out of military boots and seatbelts during a northern Kentucky fundraiser next month to benefit people with special needs.

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3 W.Va. airport towers on FAA closure list

Posted: 03/23/2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration released the list Friday. The Charleston Gazette reports that it includes contract towers at airports in Lewisburg, Parkersburg and Wheeling.

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Southern Ky. eyesore transforming into park

Posted: 03/23/2013 - The Commonwealth Journal reports that City Council members in Somerset recently approved plans calling for some benches and possibly a fountain at a site where apartments once stood.

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Feds raid 17 California auto stores for nitrous oxide

Posted: 03/23/2013 - Hundreds of law enforcement officers raided Southern California auto parts shops and other businesses suspected of illegally selling nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug, in one of the largest such raids to date.

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Man accused of shooting at Knox County utility worker

Posted: 03/23/2013 - A southern Kentucky utility worker is safe and unharmed after being shot at while on the job. The incident happened Friday on Possom Hollow Road in the Flat Lick community of Knox County.

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FAA says 2 Kentucky towers to close

Posted: 03/22/2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration says air traffic control facilities at two small western Kentucky airports will close next month due to budget cuts.

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Bills in U.S. House aim to curb prescription drug abuse

Posted: 03/22/2013 - In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention labelled America's prescription painkiller overdose problem an epidemic. This week, Representative Hal Rogers co-sponsored two separate bills designed to place tighter controls on Oxycontin and hydrocodone.

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RAM this weekend in Harlan County

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Free health care is available this weekend in Harlan County. The Remote Area Medical Clinic, known as RAM, is Saturday and Sunday at the Harlan County High School.

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Impaired driver crashes into church

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Police say a man impaired with prescription pills crashed his car into a church close to 3 a.m. last night.

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Police arrest 2 teens in Ga. baby killing

Posted: 03/22/2013 - Police have arrested two teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby in a stroller and the wounding of the baby's mother.

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