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New players, new approaches to ranking colleges

Posted: 09/12/2012 - U.S. News & World Report may still be the 800-pound gorilla of college rankings. But with a formula that rarely changes, the latest edition - out Wednesday - looks pretty much the same as a decade ago, with very few exceptions.

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Man tried to pay bartender with his own card

Posted: 09/12/2012 - Police in Miami Beach say a homeless man broke into a car, stole a credit card and then tried to use it to buy a beer - from the bartender the card belonged to.

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Tropical Storm Nadine strengthens far from land

Posted: 09/12/2012 - Nadine's maximum sustained winds increased to near 45 mph (75 kph) early Wednesday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says additional strengthening is expected and Nadine could become a hurricane by Thursday or Thursday night.

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Road to Fame winner walking highway to raise awareness for miners

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Posted: 09/12/2012 - Logan Hall of Virgie in Pike County will walkone mile in each of the counties along the highway on Wednesday and Thursday. The walk ends at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville where Hall will open for Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Highway cleanup crews will be out next week

Posted: 09/12/2012 - Next week is Adopt-a-Highway Fall Sweep Week, and volunteers from the more than 800 groups that participate in the program will be out cleaning up their stretches of roadway.

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Contests to feature simulated mine disaster

Posted: 09/12/2012 - The event Wednesday through Friday is coordinated by the University of Kentucky Department of Mining Engineering, and 57 mine rescue teams from 10 states are competing.

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Meeting about superintendent cancelled

Updated: 09/12/2012 - A meeting to consider whether or not to terminate the contract of the Perry County schools superintendent has been cancelled.

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U.S. Marshals catch fugitive

Posted: 09/11/2012 - The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force caught up with a man wanted in Pulaski County.

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Seven injured in crash

Updated: 09/12/2012 - A horrifying scene on an eastern Kentucky road after an SUV slams into a van carrying six air medics.

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Violent crash injures seven

Updated: 09/11/2012 - MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Seven people injured on Route 3, five hurt so badly crews had to airlift them to area hospitals.

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Moody's Threatens U.S. Credit Rating

Posted: 09/11/2012 - One of the nation's credit rating agencies is threatening to downgrade the United States if Congress doesn't vote to avoid a "fiscal cliff."

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Psychology of remembering 9/11

Updated: 09/12/2012 - Many out there said they can remember everything about that Tuesday afternoon eleven years ago today.

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