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9:19 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Judge Lets Hate Crime Case In Kentucky Proceed

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  A federal judge has turned away a challenge to a federal hate crimes law and allowed jury selection to start for two eastern Kentucky men charged under the statute.

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6:32 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Coal Industry Puts More Cash Into Barr Campaign

Even though there are no mines in Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District, coal has been a major issue in the race between Republican Andy Barr and Democrat Ben Chandler

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The coal industry continued to provide financial support to Republican Andy Barr over the past three months in his race against Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in Kentucky's 6th District.

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6:25 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

State Improperly Withheld Records In Child's Death

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services violated the state open records law by not releasing records containing information about the death of an eastern Kentucky toddler, the state attorney general's office concluded in an opinion released Monday.

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4:31 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Nominations Sought For Citizenship Award

Martin Luther King, Jr.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Kentucky commission is taking nominations for an award based on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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2:30 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

What's On The Line For Dem's, GOP Tonight?

DANVILLE, Ky.  -- Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan pull up a couple of chairs for a vice presidential debate that has mushroomed in importance since Mitt Romney's strong showing in the first presidential faceoff. This time, it's the Obama team looking to put the brakes on the other guy's momentum.

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12:52 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Five Things To Watch In Vice Presidential Debate

DANVILLE, Ky. - With just hours away from the "Thrill In The Ville", here are five things to watch for when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan meet in the vice presidential debate Thursday night at Centre College.

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5:38 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Breathitt Schools Lose Funding After Audit

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- An eastern Kentucky school district lost more than $190,000 in state funding after an audit found the former superintendent took 10 instructional days out of the school calendar but paid teachers for that time.

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2:43 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

VP Debate Offers Contrast In Styles, Experience

Republican VP candidate Paul Ryan (L) takes on Democratic incumbent Joe Biden (R) Thursday night at Centre College in Danville.
politico.com

WASHINGTON  -- To prepare for his biggest test yet on the national stage, untested debater Paul Ryan has been hauling two thick briefing books around the country and intently studying up on Vice President Joe Biden, who has been sparring over public policy since the Wisconsin congressman was learning how to talk.

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12:51 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

K-PREP Test Scores May Be Delayed Until November

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The results of the state's new tests for public school students will be delayed until possibly November.

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5:13 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Leads To Death Of 1 Kentuckian

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Health officials say one Kentucky resident has died from fungal meningitis after receiving medical care in Tennessee.

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