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1:06 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Beshear Signs Order To Regulate Prescriptions

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed emergency regulations that require doctors to meet tougher prescription standards in an effort to stop drug abuse.

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Local/Regional News
10:32 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Lexington Herald-Leader Making More Cuts

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's second-largest newspaper has announced another round of job cuts and furloughs.

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Local/Regional News
12:10 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Former Judge Loses Bid To Be Reinstated

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The state's highest court has denied an eastern Kentucky judge's bid to return to the bench after he was ousted for misconduct.

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Local/Regional News
11:01 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Marker Notes Michigan Soldiers Who Fought Battle In Kentucky

As a Michigan flag waves in the background, Richmond Battlefield Superintendent Phillip Seyfrit unveils a marker Saturday morning commemorating the service of Michigan soldiers in the 1862 Battle of Richmond.
Bill Robinson - The Richmond Register

RICHMOND, Ky. -- A marker has been placed on a Civil War battlefield in central Kentucky to recognize Michigan troops who fought and died there.

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Sports
6:48 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

Hometown Hero Barry Larkin Now Enshrined In Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.  _  Barry Larkin lost it before he even started. Vicki Santo never wavered as she honored her late husband,  Ron.  Baseball's highest honor always seems to leave a special impression on those directly involved.  

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Local/Regional News
4:43 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

Inmate Claims He Had To Escape To Get Medical Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An inmate with Mafia ties is asking a judge to have a heart, claiming his own ticker is in such bad shape, he just had to escape from federal custody to seek help.

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Local/Regional News
5:39 pm
Sat July 21, 2012

Kentucky Teen Faces Charge For Naming Attackers

LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A 17-year-old Kentucky girl who was upset by the plea deal reached by a pair of teenagers who sexually assaulted her is now facing a contempt charge for tweeting their names in violation of a court order.

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Local/Regional News
1:08 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Kentucky Switching To Use Of One Drug In Executions

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky is switching to a single drug to carry out inmate executions, becoming the latest state to drop a three-drug mixture for lethal injections.

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Local/Regional News
7:46 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Businesses Fighting New Marina At Lake Cumberland

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A group of marina owners who are worried a new proposed marina site on Lake Cumberland could further hurt their business are asking a federal judge to block the proposal.

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Local/Regional News
7:42 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Federal Authorities Report 19 Mine Deaths So Far In 2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  -- Nineteen mining deaths occurred during the first six months of the year, the second-lowest midyear toll ever recorded, federal regulators said Thursday.  Fourteen miners died during the same period last year.

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