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Scholarship endowment created to honor slain Ky. professor

Posted: 04/20/2015 - Dr. Martha Ellison and Dr. Melinda Rice say the scholarship will further Hendrix’s legacy of “educating first generation baccalaureate social work students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.”

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Man arrested for burglary; neighbors help solve crime

Updated: 04/20/2015 - Laurel County Sheriff's deputies were investigating a complaint that several items had been stolen from a garage on Parker Road, just west of London, on Sunday. Deputies say they learned two neighbors in the area saw a man drive away from the garage where the burglary happened.

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Officials: Cooking fire started California wildfire

Posted: 04/20/2015 - Officials say an unattended cooking fire sparked the blaze Saturday, triggering the nighttime evacuation of about 300 homes in an area along the border of the cities of Norco and Corona.

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Fair exhibition to present story of Kentucky Constitution

Posted: 04/20/2015 - Officials with the State Fair Board say the project was inspired by the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, and the state fair is also presenting a traveling exhibition on that document.

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Funeral is Monday for Fort Campbell soldier

Posted: 04/20/2015 - Kentucky's governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service.

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UPDATE: "Justified" cast and crew help to raise $88,000 for Harlan Co. Boys & Girls Club

Updated: 04/20/2015 - Earlier this month, we told you about a national fundraiser involving members of the FX Series "Justified" and a California-based company to raise money for the Harlan County Boys & Girls Club. That fundraiser recently came to an end, and WYMT spoke to Club officials about how much was raised, and the impact they expect it to have moving forward.

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Cleaning up Hillbilly Days

Posted: 04/19/2015 - A walk through downtown Pikeville on Sunday would make you wonder if Hillbilly Days even happened.

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New K9 officer at Pike County Detention Center

Updated: 04/19/2015 - Cutting down on drug use is a constant battle, which is why Pike County Jailer, Freddie Lewis brought in a new officer to help with the cause, K9 Copper.

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Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

Posted: 04/19/2015 - California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land.

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World finance leaders see threats ahead for global economy

Updated: 04/19/2015 - The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery, with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default on its debt.

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Republican gubernatorial candidates discuss Primary at social banquet

Updated: 04/19/2015 - The politically conservative social group: "5th District Lincoln Club" held its 77th annual Fifth District Lincoln Day Banquet Saturday in Corbin. The event was attended by many republican state leaders, including the four gubernatorial candidates on the ballot in the GOP Primary in May.

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