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Obama fundraiser tapped as ambassador to Britain

Posted: 07/09/2013 - President Barack Obama has picked a Louisville business executive who was the finance chairman for his 2012 re-election campaign to be the U.S. ambassador to Britain.

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Maker of Angel's Envy bourbon to open distillery

Posted: 07/09/2013 - Louisville Distilling Co., the producer of Angel's Envy bourbon, unveiled plans Tuesday to invest about $12 million to renovate a building near the city's minor-league baseball stadium. The company plans to open the distillery next year.

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TVA appoints new chief nuclear officer

Posted: 07/09/2013 - According to the utility, Grimes will be based in Chattanooga and will be responsible for leading, operating and optimizing TVA's nuclear fleet.

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Drug roundup helps Whitley County community

Updated: 07/09/2013 - Officers with the Whitley County sheriff's department, constables and state police broke into teams this morning, with one priority. To arrest 14 men and women. Tuesday marked the first county wide roundup in July. Police say they arrested each person for abusing prescription pills.

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School bus driver fired amidst investigation

Posted: 07/09/2013 - We've learned of some shocking accusations tonight, against a former southern Kentucky school bus driver. Police say he sent inappropriate Facebook and text messages to children who rode his bus. Investigators arrested 29-year-old Joshua Robbins. He drove a bus for the Rockcastle County school district.

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Beshear didn't know in advance of Grimes' campaign

Posted: 07/09/2013 - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he wasn't given a heads up before fellow Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes announced her U.S. Senate bid last week. But he says he doesn't see it as a slight.

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Man last seen in Buckhorn located in Georgia

Posted: 07/09/2013 - A man who was missing for more than one month has been located. Danny Burgess, 30, showed up at a police station in Georgia last week, a police dispatcher at the KSP post in Hazard said.

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Firefighters lose ground to 2 big Nevada wildfires

Posted: 07/09/2013 - More than 750 firefighters, including 18 elite Hotshot crews, are battling the wildfire officials say has been fueled by salt cedar trees along the San Pedro River

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UMWA holding 14th Patriot protest in W.Va.

Posted: 07/09/2013 - President Cecil Roberts, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard and AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Arlene Holt are scheduled to speak Tuesday in Fairmont.

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