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Grimes to oppose McConnell in U.S. Senate race

Updated: 07/02/2013 - Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced she will run against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, ending the search by Democrats to find a competitive challenger ahead of next year's election.

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Agency donates to gambling problem helpline

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The Kentucky Department of Charitable Gaming has donated $2,500 to a telephone assistance line for people who think they may have a problem with gambling.

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New cell phone ban now in effect in West Virginia

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Hand-held cell phone use while driving is now a thing of the past in West Virginia. Starting Monday, it becomes a primary offense to drive and talk without the use of a hands-free device.

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Two men arrested on drug charges in Logan County, WV

Posted: 07/01/2013 - The Logan County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 565 Stratton St., Apt. 5, in the city of Logan where they found all of those items along with two men.

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Ft. Campbell soldier dies in Afghanistan

Posted: 07/01/2013 - A statement from the Army on Saturday says 25-year-old Sgt. Justin Richard Rogers of Barton, N.Y., died Friday at Bagram Airfield in a noncombat related incident. The Army says it is investigating Rogers' death.

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Former Hazard mayor turns 90

Updated: 07/01/2013 - Former hazard mayor Bill Morton celebrated his 90th birthday at the First Presbyterian Church in Hazard.

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Car hits train in Harlan County

Updated: 06/30/2013 - State police say it happened this morning on Adler Lane around 10:30 in Cawood, when a man's 2011 Nissan Frontier was crossing the tracks and a train hit the driver's side.

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Fire chief talks fireworks safety

Updated: 06/30/2013 - The Chief of the Lily Volunteer Fire Department shares ways to have a fun and safe Fourth of July.

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Church service honors Air Evac crash victims

Updated: 06/30/2013 - The three Air Evac crash victims and their families, other first responders, members of the military and elected officials were honored at Sunday's Souls' Harbor Church service.

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Justice Kennedy denies motion to halt gay marriage

Posted: 06/30/2013 - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the nation's most populous state.

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Despite cuts, Fort Knox's iconic status endures

Posted: 06/30/2013 - The historic base houses the Treasury Department's U.S. Bullion Depository and its stacks of gold and has been the setting for blockbuster Hollywood films. It also was the longtime home to the Army's tank training school.

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