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Kentucky's jobless rate much improved in 2012

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The Office of Employment and Training reported Friday that unemployment improved from 9.5 percent in 2011 to 8.2 percent in 2012. That's a 1.3 percent drop in the jobless rate, which reflects the addition of 28,800 jobs for the year.

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Highway worker celebrated as a hero

Posted: 03/02/2013 - Kentucky Highway District 12 workers gathered on Friday for a surprise celebration to honor one of their own who is being called a hero.

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School gets award in aftermath of tornado

Updated: 03/01/2013 - Maybe one of the most inspirational stories comes from the high school girls basketball team. They say it was not the tornado, but what came after that has changed their lives.

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Dual polarity radar providing better weather picture

Updated: 03/01/2013 - The latest technology is helping forecasters at the National Weather Service in Jackson get a better picture of the next big storm. The NWS is in the process of upgrading its nationwide weather grid to what's called "dual polarity" radar.

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Kentucky Space Movie Project Starts Today

Updated: 03/03/2013 - The second year of the Kentucky Space Movie Project kicked off today, where students from nine schools get to make movies about space subjects for a competition.

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Ky. store owner charged with fraud

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The owner of a central Kentucky store has been charged with health care and wire fraud after prosecutors say he used patient and doctor names to create fraudulent prescriptions.

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Feds say man posed as mine electrician

Posted: 03/01/2013 - An indictment in U.S. District Court in Pikeville says James A. Cress was working for the Cumberland River Coal Company at the Blue Ridge No. 1 Mine as an electrician from May 2009 to July 2010.

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Audit: Ky. sheriff has deficit, owes fiscal court

Posted: 03/01/2013 - A state audit has found that an eastern Kentucky sheriff's office made several managerial mistakes last year and ended up with a deficit of more than $100,000.

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Pension proposal mired in legislative gridlock

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The Democratic-controlled House and Republican-led Senate have become mired in gridlock that threatens a proposed overhaul of Kentucky's pension system for government retirees.

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Deadly crash leads to murder charge

Updated: 03/01/2013 - An elderly Powell County woman is dead after being struck while waiting for help after her vehicle went into a ditch.

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Lee County, Virginia man indicted in murder case

Posted: 03/01/2013 - Tim Carter, 46, of Flatwoods is charged with one count each of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony following a presentation of evidence in the case to the grand jury.

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