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People encouraged to unite for coal in October

Updated: 09/26/2012 - Organizers of United for Coal are creating an event to help raise awareness for the coal industry, and they are hoping to see hundreds of thousands participate.

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Lawmaker proposes bill barring abortion coverage

Posted: 09/27/2012 - A Lexington lawmaker has drafted legislation that would specifically preclude insurance plans made available to Kentuckians under federal health care reforms from paying for abortions.

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Hearing held over student restraint policy

Posted: 09/27/2012 - A public hearing over a proposal to restrict how students can be restrained in classrooms across the state has drawn dozens of comments.

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Romney, Obama descend on battleground Ohio

Updated: 09/26/2012 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are pitching to college students and working-class voters in Ohio less than a week before early voting kicks off in the critical Midwestern state.

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Gov. Beshear undecided on bonding to shore up pension

Posted: 09/26/2012 - The state employee retirement plan faces a $19 billion shortfall. Add to that the financial woes in plans covering local government employees, state police, teachers, lawmakers, judges and other court workers, and the shortfall reaches $30 billion.

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Lexington woman killed in Morgan County crash

Posted: 09/26/2012 - State police tell us 68 year old Mabel Swafford was killed after she lost control of her car on the Mountain Parkway near the Morgan/Magoffin County line and hit another car Tuesday afternoon.

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Beshear undecided on bonding to shore up pensions

Posted: 09/26/2012 - Gov. Steve Beshear says he hasn't reached a conclusion on whether Kentucky should borrow enough money through the sale of government bonds to shore up the pension systems for state and local employees.

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