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$150K grant to help buy more football helmets

Posted: 11/23/2014 - The Jefferson County Board of Education is being offered a $150,000 grant to help pay for more than 200 football helmets to prevent concussions among student athletes.

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Flood Warnings issued in Buffalo area

Posted: 11/23/2014 - BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The National Weather Service has now issued flood warnings for areas in and around Buffalo, New York hit last week by several feet of snow. The warning covers parts of five counties...

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Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

Posted: 11/23/2014 - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

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W.Va. man sentenced in slaying

Posted: 11/22/2014 - Media outlets report 26-year-old Deveron Patterson of Mabscott was sentenced Friday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Kareem Hunter. Patterson was given mercy, meaning he could be eligible for parole after serving 15 years. Media outlets report 26-year-old Deveron Patterson of Mabscott was sentenced Friday in Kanawha County Circuit Court for first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Kareem Hunter. Patterson was given mercy, meaning he could be eligible for parole after serving 15 years.

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Christmas craft and art fair

Posted: 11/22/2014 - Around 75 local vendors were at the Appalachian Christmas Crafts and Artisan Fair today showing off their work.

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Santa Train comes to town

Updated: 11/22/2014 - For the 72nd year the Santa Train made stops in Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

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JCPS tries to improve supports for gay students

Posted: 11/22/2014 - Jefferson County Public Schools has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

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Big Blue Crush – Kentucky wins!

Posted: 11/22/2014 - Generous Kentucky blood donors have once again stepped up to provide blood for Kentucky patients during the upcoming holidays,” said Martha Osborne, Executive Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Kentucky Blood Center (KBC).

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Donate stuffed bears for children

Updated: 11/21/2014 - Food City in Johnson County is selling stuffed bears and asking people to donate them to the Sheriff's Office.

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KCTCS campuses prepare to go tobacco-free

Updated: 11/21/2014 - Recently, Gov. Steve Beshear issued an executive order to ban tobacco products on all Kentucky finance and administrative properties. Kentucky Community and Technical College campuses will also join the effort to promote a tobacco-free environment. One staff member at the Hazard campus says this change will have a big impact on his health.

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Alpha Natural Resources announces 60 layoffs in W.Va. and Ky.

Updated: 11/21/2014 - Spokesperson Steve Hawkins tells our sister station the mines impacted are the Ruby Energy Mine in Mingo County, Sidney Coal's Taylor Fork Mine in Pike County, and the Rock Spring Development in Wayne County.

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