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Poythress to return for sophomore season

Updated: 04/02/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman forward Alex Poythress will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2013-14 season, head coach John Calipari announced Tuesday.

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Manchester City Council approves fire protection rate hike

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Some people in Clay County will soon be paying more for fire protection. Manchester City Council members voted 5-3 Monday to double fire protection rates for some people who live just outside city limits.

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Smoking ban passes in Elkhorn City

Posted: 03/29/2013 - Council members in Elkhorn City on Thursday night overwhelmingly approved a smoking ban. The measure passed 6-0 bars smoking in public buildings and businesses within city limits.

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Man accused of shooting at Knox County utility worker

Posted: 03/23/2013 - A southern Kentucky utility worker is safe and unharmed after being shot at while on the job. The incident happened Friday on Possom Hollow Road in the Flat Lick community of Knox County.

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UK fans overjoyed following commitment of another top recruit

Updated: 03/21/2013 - University of Kentucky basketball fans who were depressed over the Cats' loss Tuesday night in the NIT got some news Wednesday that lifted their spirits. One of the top-rated recruits in the country committed to UK, giving fans hope that next season may produce another national championship.

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Harlan Co. officials to study feasibility of withdrawing from CVD Health Dept.

Updated: 03/05/2013 - Officials in one eastern Kentucky county authorized a feasibility study regarding the possible withdrawal from the Cumberland Valley District Health Department. Ken Fiser, a financial consultant for health departments in more than one dozen counties, was hired Monday night by the Harlan County Board of Health to conduct the study.

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Students make mock bus crash look, feel realistic

Posted: 02/21/2013 - People driving through Letcher County on Thursday might have noticed firefighters, paramedics and the coroner on the scene of a bus crash. But, no worries. It was all fake.

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Letcher Co. water outages decreasing; some still without water

Updated: 02/19/2013 - People in one eastern Kentucky community are growing frustrated after not having water for several days. Dozens of people in the Goose Creek area of Fleming-Neon in Letcher County have been without water for as many as five days while officials work to repair a water line break.

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