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Police hold checkpoint at state border

Posted: 08/29/2013 - Police are looking for impaired drivers and inspecting eighteen wheelers, among other efforts to keep roadways safe into the holiday weekend.

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Paintsville police given new golf cart

Posted: 08/29/2013 - Police say Paintsville Golf Course gave them a golf cart when the course got new ones, and Oz Motor Sports decked it out with lights, sirens, handcuff bars and radios all free of charge.

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Scammed $5M NY lottery winner getting '06 jackpot

Posted: 08/29/2013 - State lottery officials say the central New York maintenance worker duped out of a winning $5 million scratch-off ticket seven years ago will get his money next month.

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Ky. court upholds death sentence for Donald Herb Johnson

Updated: 09/23/2013 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of an eastern Kentucky man convicted of robbing, sexually assaulting and killing a woman at a coin laundry business 24 years ago.

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UK: Legal case for action in Syria clearly met

Posted: 08/29/2013 - Britain's government says the legal conditions have been clearly met for taking action against Syria for allegedly launching a chemical attack against its people.

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Hay fever allergies hit the region

Posted: 08/29/2013 - The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end to summer for many, but for some it also means the onset of seasonal allergies.

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State police want to reduce holiday wrecks

Posted: 08/29/2013 - With troopers' "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, the agency will increase enforcement and use saturation patrols and safety checkpoints to improve this year's Labor Day weekend statistics.

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Kentucky to host Southern Governor's Association

Posted: 08/29/2013 - The Southern Governor's Association, chaired by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, will also look at variety of other issues ranging from energy to infrastructure at the annual meeting to be held at the Seelbach Hotel.

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Kentucky receiving funds for student tests

Posted: 08/29/2013 - The U.S. Education Department says the funds are part of $28.8 million being given to 42 states for the effort. The grants are based on the expected number of students who will take the tests and other factors.

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Yeager Airport deems geese a hazard to aircraft

Posted: 08/29/2013 - The USDA's Wildlife Services Program is work out a plan to control the Canada goose population at Coonskin Park in an effort to head off possible collisions with aircraft.

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Grenade found in checked baggage of Lexington man

Updated: 08/29/2013 - A Kentucky man recently discharged from the Marine Corps has been arrested after he tried to board a flight from John Wayne Airport to Denver with military artillery in his checked bag.

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