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Turnout expected to be low in 16th district special election

Posted: 12/18/2012 - David Williams recently resigned from his senate seat to accept a position as a circuit judge. A special election was held Tuesday in the 16th district to choose his successor. While election officials say this is a very important race, they are not expecting much of a turnout and say most folks probably just stayed home.

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Soles for Souls is a huge success

Updated: 12/18/2012 - The stock room at shoe sensation in Prestonsburg is overflowing with boxes full of shoes, but these shoes will not be going out on the shelves.

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Expert: Adam Lanza's smashed computers could still yield data

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Connecticut State Police have handed the smashed hard drives found in Lanza's mother's home over to the FBI. But according to people who have been working with the drives, CBS News' John Miller reports, they were so badly damaged that authorities will face a significant challenge retrieving information.

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Expert: Lanza's computers could still yield data

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Connecticut State Police have handed the smashed hard drives found in Lanza's mother's home over to the FBI. But according to people who have been working with the drives, CBS News' John Miller reports, they were so badly damaged that authorities will face a significant challenge retrieving information.

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Scramble to send troops care packages after sponsor bails

Posted: 12/19/2012 - Volunteers with Operation Dustin Gross say they have more than 150 care packages to send overseas and time is running out. They've missed the deadline to get them there by Christmas, but the platoon they're sending them to can't get mail after mid-January.

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Ad for new EKU president to be posted

Posted: 12/19/2012 - A search committee has approved wording for an advertisement seeking presidential candidates for Eastern Kentucky University.

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As funerals continue, classes resume in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/19/2012 - With security stepped up and families still on edge in Newtown, students began returning to school Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre, bringing a return of familiar routines - at least, for some - to a grief-stricken town as it buries 20 of its children.

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Obama coalesces support for gun control

Posted: 12/18/2012 - In a written statement, Manchin, who has an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association, said, "The President called me this afternoon. We agree that as Americans and parents, all of our children belong to all of us - and we must work together to keep our precious children safe.

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Grassley, Reid, Manchin: Let's debate gun violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Even as most Republicans played it safe and initially said little about the politically treacherous issue of gun control, a senior GOP senator has called for a study of both gun violence and mental health issues.

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Experts: No link between Asperger's, violence

Posted: 12/18/2012 - "There really is no clear association between Asperger's and violent behavior," said psychologist Elizabeth Laugeson, an assistant clinical professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Classes resuming in Newtown, minus Sandy Hook

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Classes resume Tuesday for Newtown schools except those at Sandy Hook. At Newtown High School, students in sweatshirts and jackets, many wearing headphones, betrayed mixed emotions. Some waved at or snapped photos of the assembled media horde, and others appeared visibly shaken, one with his hand to his brow.

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Classes resuming in Newtown

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Students in the Newtown district are returning to classes on Tuesday, with the exception of Sandy Hook students.

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Governor Beshear's tax commission issues report

Updated: 12/18/2012 - The proposal would lower the state's top corporate tax rate to 5.8 percent from 6 percent. Individual income tax rates also would drop. The state's cigarette tax would go to $1 a pack from the current 60 cents.

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Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones

Posted: 12/18/2012 - A federal judge has denied a legal request by Apple Inc. to ban U.S. sales of Samsung smartphone models that a jury in August said illegally used Apple technology.

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Governor Beshear's tax commission issues report

Posted: 12/18/2012 - A panel appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to look at changes to Kentucky's tax system has proposed lowering individual and corporate tax rates, raising the cigarette tax and expanding the state sales tax to certain services.

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10 Things to know for Tuesday

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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