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Texan gets 10 years, stole dead father’s benefits

A Texan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing Social Security benefits meant for her father whose body was found in a storage unit in Kentucky.

Kentucky man pleads guilty to child porn charge

A southern Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to blackmailing two underage girls to get sexually explicit images of them.

Ex-soldier sent to southern Kentucky prison

A former U.S. soldier based at Fort Knox has been sent to a federal prison to serve an 18-month sentence for taking part in a scheme to divert loaded fuel trucks from an American military outpost in Afghanistan.

Leitchfield facility expanding, adding 65 jobs

An automotive products facility is expanding in Leitchfield, where it expects to add 65 new jobs.
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Brandy distillery officially opens in Louisville

A new spirits distillery that produces craft brandy has opened in Louisville.
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Increased wrecks occur during deer breeding season

This is the main breeding season for whitetail deer, and Kentucky officials say the last three months of the year is responsible for about half of the wrecks involving deer.
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GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away

Republicans may be close to winning control of Congress and more votes to repeal "Obamacare," but GOP governors don't see the president's health care law going away.
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Man claims to be Christ, attacks woman

Louisville police say a man claimed to be Jesus Christ and attacked a woman he called the devil.
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4th person charged with rape of minor

Police in northern Kentucky have arrested a fourth person and charged them in connection with an underage rape case in Covington.
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Ohio prosecutor to discuss I-75 slaying

A southwest Ohio prosecutor plans to provide an update in the investigation of the slaying of a Kentucky woman on Interstate 75.
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Trial set in February for Bedford County detective

A February 2015 trial date has been set for a former Bedford County detective charged with theft after investigators say she took more than $10,000 from sex offenders.
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Family rallies at Louisville police department

The family of a Louisville man killed two years ago says they want to make sure police keep up the search for the killer in the case.
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Former Paducah plant workers may be rehired

The roughly 300 remaining employees at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant are expected to be laid off this week, but official say they may be rehired quickly by the deactivation contractor.
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TVA plant to shut down for maintenance

A coal-fired power plant operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority has been shut down and won't produce electricity for two months because of planned maintenance.

Disbarred attorney set for sentencing in cash case

A disbarred attorney is scheduled for sentencing on federal charges of structuring financial transactions to avoid reporting the money.
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Man to be sentenced for burglaries during funerals

A Louisville man who pleaded guilty to burglarizing homes based on funeral listings in a newspaper is set to face a judge for sentencing.
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Lack of DNA leads to reduced charges in sex case

Prosecutors say DNA tests failed to tie a man charged with first-degree rape to the crime and led to his plea to lesser charges.

School to close at Fort Campbell in 20

An elementary school at Fort Campbell will shut down at the end of the 2014-15 school year to clear the property for a new school facility on the same spot.

McConnell campaigns in eastern Kentucky

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell embarks on a three-day bus tour of eastern Kentucky's coal country on Monday with the help of three Republican congressmen also seeking re-election in November.
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School bullying task force ready for first meeting

A state task force designed to address bullying in schools will hold its first meeting this week.

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