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Farmer hire found guilty of ethics violation

Updated: 4:56 PM - The state Executive Branch Ethics Commission on Friday ordered Stephanie Hiser to pay a $5,000 fine - the maximum under state law. The commission accepted a hearing officer's findings that Hiser did little work in her job at the state Agriculture Department.

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Fire destroys Knott Co. home

9 mins ago - A family in Knott County is left homeless after a fire destroyed their house this morning.

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Community rallies behind boy battling cancer

Posted: 3:07 PM - Wednesday, the Polly family found out their eight-year-old son was battling something much worse. Now, the family will spend the next eight weeks in Memphis, Tenn. as Luke goes through chemotherapy to treat his Leukemia.

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Corbin man faces DUI and other charges

Updated: 10:30 AM - A Laurel County Deputy arrested Kyle Woolum who was operating a older model Chevrolet Blazer on US 25E 8 miles south of London just before 10 PM on thursday night.

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Jobless rates down in all 120 Kentucky counties

Posted: 5:06 AM - The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says that's the fourth time in the last five months that Kentucky has had a year-over-year unemployment drop in all counties.

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Pot arrests plunge in NYC after policy change

Posted: 01/29/2015 - New York City's pledge to stop making many marijuana arrests is playing out on the streets. New statistics show arrests and summonses for small-time pot possession have plummeted since the policy change this fall.

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Principal kisses pig

Posted: 01/29/2015 - Harlan Elementary School Principal Vickie Anderson promised her students she would kiss a pig if they raised $350 for cancer research.

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All 173 Kentucky school districts raise dropout age

Posted: 01/29/2015 - The state legislature passed a law in 2013 giving school districts the option of raising the dropout age. Once 55 percent of districts did so, it would trigger a four-year deadline for everyone else to raise the age. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said districts beat that deadline by one year. The law does not apply to private schools.

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