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UN says nations are barred from spying on it

Posted: 08/26/2013 - The United Nations says international treaties protect its office and all diplomatic missions from interference, spying and eavesdropping, but it is not directly commenting on reports that the U.S. hacked U.N. internal communications.

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Ky. governor to announce $41M education grant

Updated: 08/26/2013 - Twenty-two Kentucky school districts will share a $41 million grant in the U.S. Department of Education's Race to the Top-District Competition.

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Boy with rare brain infection on ventilator

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Zachary Reyna has fought the brain infection for weeks. Family members say he was infected while knee boarding with friends in a ditch near his family's LaBelle home on Aug. 3.

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Instagram, other sites go down

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites.

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2nd annual 'ALS Ride for a Cure' held in Pikeville

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Dozens were out taking in the great weather in Pikeville on Sunday to help find a cure for ALS. The 2nd annual 'ALS Ride for a Cure: In Memory of Alma Jo Warren' started at the Harley Davidson of Pikeville.

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BSCTC garden creating opportunities

Updated: 08/25/2013 - In 2012, Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg began a vegetable garden as part of 'Grow Appalachia'. Now, in its 2nd year the garden continues to grow in more ways than one.

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Desert tortoise faces threat from its own refuge

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Developers have taken pains to keep the desert tortoise safe. But the pampered desert dweller now faces a threat from the very people who have nurtured it.

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Private lobbyists get public pensions in 20 states

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Legislatures granted them access decades ago on the premise that they serve governments and the public. In many cases, such access also includes state health care benefits.

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US official: chemical weapons likely used in Syria

Posted: 08/25/2013 - A senior administration official says there is "very little doubt" that a chemical weapon was used by the Syrian regime against civilians in an incident that killed at least a hundred people last we

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Paintsville Lake Car Show held

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Many folks were out at Paintsville Lake on Saturday but not for boats. It was the 12th annual Paintsville Lake Car Show. Organizers say the event features antique cars to brand new 2014 models and everything in between.

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Obama weighs which Dems to help in key races

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Both candidates could use Obama's help. But Democrats concede they'll probably lose to Republican Gov. Chris Christie in New Jersey, meaning an Obama visit is unlikely unless the race tightens.

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Clintons holding DC fundraiser for foundation

Posted: 08/25/2013 - Chelsea Clinton will join her parents for a reception and dinner on Sept. 9 in Washington. That's according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press.

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