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5 W.Va., Ky., Tenn. counties off drug areas list

Five counties in West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee have been removed from a federal list of high-traffic drug areas.

Inmate dies at Mason County jail

Police are investigating after an inmate died at the Mason County Detention Center.

Doctor, nurse work to prevent ATV fatalities

Two health care professionals are traveling around Kentucky in an effort to reduce the number of fatalities stemming from crashes involving all-terrain vehicles.
Mining Violations

192 citations issued during Sept. mine inspections

Federal mine safety regulators issued more than 190 citations during special impact inspections at U.S. mines in September.
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Ex-Army officer to lead veterans home

A retired Army officer has been appointed as the new administrator of Thomson-Hood Veterans Center at Wilmore in central Kentucky.

Natural gas costs up slightly this winter

Kentucky utility regulators say natural gas costs at the start of the heating season will be slightly higher than last year.
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2 prosecutors to serve as election officers

Two federal prosecutors have been tapped as election officers for the general election in Kentucky.
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Priest headed to court to seek shock probation

A priest serving a 15-year-prison sentence for sexually abusing a teenage boy in the 1970s is set to appear in court with a request to be released from prison.

McConnell, Grimes campaign in Madisonville parade

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates rode in the annual Madisonville Veterans Day Parade, their final joint appearance before Tuesday's closely watched election.
Garth Brooks @ Rupp Arena

Garth Brooks shoots hoops with Ky. youth

Garth Brooks took time from his tour in Lexington, Kentucky to shoot a few hoops with some local youth.

Police: Bored man kicks-in business door, arrested

Police in Louisville said a man kicked-in the door of a business and broke-in because he had nothing better to do.
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Western Kentucky Water Company to Close

A small western Kentucky water company is shutting down after the first of the year citing deteriorating conditions.

Feds approve disaster declaration in Kentucky

A disaster declaration has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for heavy rain and flash flooding in August that swamped roads and forced people from their homes in eastern Kentucky.

Trial date in slaying set for Kentucky man

A trial date has been set for an eastern Kentucky man charged with kidnapping and killing another man three years ago.
Instant Racing Machines at Kentucky Downs

Judge set to take up Instant Racing

A judge in Frankfort is set to take up when to set a trial over the issue of Instant Racing at racetracks.
Police arrest teen accused of firing shot at state fair

2 charged with harassing people at Ghost Run

Two men have been arrested after police say set out to scare and hit up people for money outside a Halloween-themed strip called Ghost Run in Louisville.

Couple pleads guilty to stealing from monks

The former accountant for a central Kentucky abbey has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from the monastery.
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2 Fort Campbell soldiers arrested in Nashville

A pair of Fort Campbell soldiers have been arrested after police say they caused a disturbance at a downtown bar before returning to the business with a pistol.
Fire, Flames

1 dead in house fire

Firefighters in south-central Kentucky are investigating a fatal blaze.

6th person charged in connection to sex assault

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with sharing a video of a sexual assault on a teenage boy, the sixth person charged in the case, police said.

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