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Hung jury leads to mistrial in Laurel County murder case

Updated: 09/20/2012 - The jury was given the chance to decide in the murder trial of Lisa Gilliam. They left the courtroom in the afternoon and returned a few hours later, but not all 12 could agree on guilt or innocence.

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Teen recovers from hit and run

Posted: 09/19/2012 - A Rockcastle County teen, critically injured during a hit and run, continues to recover.

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GOP lawmakers make pre-election pitch on pensions

Posted: 09/19/2012 - House Republicans have unveiled their top priorities, including a proposal to reform legislative pensions, in a pre-election pitch intended to win political points with voters.

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Man accused of killing goat sent to hospital

Posted: 09/19/2012 - A judge says a West Virginia man will not be held criminally responsible for allegedly stealing, sexually assaulting and killing his neighbor's pygmy goat while high on bath salts.

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Johnson County schools implement lunch changes

Posted: 09/19/2012 - Like many school districts across the country, Johnson County schools have adopted a healthier lunch menu, in line with USDA standards established in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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Financial woes come with new courthouse

Updated: 09/19/2012 - More than six months after a tornado nearly wiped out West Liberty, officials said part of the rebuilding process has become more difficult.

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Organizers spin their wheels to garner support for "See You at the Pole"

Updated: 09/21/2012 - Next Wednesday students across the country will circle around their schools' flag poles for prayer, hymn singing and other worship activities as part of the annual event. Officials in southern Kentucky are holding preliminary events - including BMX stunt displays - to promote it.

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Options for tax reform in Ky. include tax on food

Posted: 09/19/2012 - Economic consultants looking for ways to improve Kentucky's tax system have offered a variety of options that include imposing a tax on food and a variety of services ranging from haircuts to automotive repairs to funerals.

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Grimes wants changes to help deployed troops vote

Posted: 09/19/2012 - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is asking lawmakers to pass legislation next year to ensure that Kentucky soldiers deployed overseas are able to cast ballots.

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W.Va. safety effort targets texting while driving

Posted: 09/19/2012 - A new state law bans texting and handheld cellphone use while driving. It makes texting while driving a primary offense and talking on a handheld cellphone a secondary offense.

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Army tests body armor tailored for female soldiers

Updated: 09/19/2012 - Members of a female engagement team from the 101st Airborne Division, who will be directly interacting with Afghan women during the upcoming deployment, will be equipped with the female prototypes of the newest generation of Army tactical vests.

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12-year-old boy's death spurs pursuit of gun safety laws

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Posted: 09/19/2012 - A 12-year-old boy was found dead near his home in Wayne County, West Virginia with a gunshot wound to the head, the gun laying nearby. Tyler Blankenship took the gun from a family member's home; it was accessible and loaded.

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