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McCreary inmates being moved to Laurel County

Posted: 12/24/2012 - The Laurel County Jailer told the Corbin Times-Tribune the Department of Corrections made the request to move the inmates from McCreary County to Laurel, because the population at the Laurel jail has decreased over the past 60 days.

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Updated: 12/25/2012 - Some children in Eastern Kentucky were treated to a visit from Old Saint Nick in Harlan County Monday. In what has become a yearly tradition, kids were given toys and treats courtesy of Mike Howard, otherwise known as the Mountain Santa.

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Last minute shoppers support local businesses

Updated: 01/23/2013 - A steady stream of last minute shoppers filled Court Street in Prestonsburg on Monday. Shoppers were either out to finish up their Christmas shopping or they were just getting started like Matt Tackett, "I've got my Christmas dinner here in a few hours so I've got some work to do."

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Sentencing delayed for Iraqis in terror case

Updated: 12/24/2012 - U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell rescheduled for Jan. 29 the sentencing of 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan and co-defendant, 24-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi.

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Marines to face random blood-alcohol tests

Posted: 12/24/2012 - Marines and sailors will be subject to random blood-alcohol tests twice a year in what is billed as the toughest anti-drinking policy in the U.S. military.

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Beshear appoints 4th GOP lawmaker to state job

Posted: 12/24/2012 - The Lexington Herald-Leader ( reports 60-year-old state Rep. Danny Ford of Mount Vernon is set to become surplus property director on Jan. 2.

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Rockslide causes crashes on I-75

Posted: 12/24/2012 - I-75 in southern Kentucky was closed for hours after officials say a rock slide caused accidents in the area.

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Lexington server gets unexpected tip

Posted: 12/24/2012 - A family shares a generous tip in memory of a loved one, and on Sunday they met one unsuspecting server in Lexington.

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Families receive donations at Christmas giveaway

Updated: 12/25/2012 - Christmas came early for many families in Letcher County Sunday. In a building packed with donations, people from throughout Eastern Kentucky came to take their pick from “Marlow's Christmas for the needy.”

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A week after school massacre, new details emerge

Posted: 12/21/2012 - A friend of Nancy Lanza says "she was from a gun culture" and that her son Adam seemed to spend most of his time in his own large space in the basement of their home -- a basement where his mother kept a collection of guns.

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