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Kentucky Leaders Comment on Virginia shooting

Kentucky leaders comment on the shooting that occurred Tuesday morning at the congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

Scalise in critical condition after gunman opened fire at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

Alexandria, VA (ABC News)- Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, the House majority whip, is in critical condition, hospital officials said this afternoon, after...
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Virginia man pleads guilty in Kentucky computer hacking case

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to helping a Kentucky man access an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio.

Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

Appalachian music patriarch Ralph Stanley, who helped expand and popularize the bluegrass sound, has died. He was 89.
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Rock climbing open at Breaks Interstate Park

A park along the Kentucky and Virginia border is officially open for rock climbing.
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Computer company owner pleads guilty in Ky. to wire fraud

The U.S. Attorney's office in Louisville says the owner of a Virginia computer sales company has pleaded guilty in federal court to multiple wire fraud charges related to the theft of about $809,000.

Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

An unwelcome reception in Appalachia underscores a striking political shift for Hillary Clinton, who along with Bill Clinton has long staked their electoral fortunes on the support of working class white voters.

West Virginia boy claims Kentucky suspect targeted him

A Kentucky State Police affidavit says a man charged in the killing of a 7-year-old girl was identified by a West Virginia boy as someone who allegedly tried to lure him into a vehicle a month before the girl's death.
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Coal company announces layoffs in West Virginia, Virginia

Alpha Natural Resources continues to scale back its coal-mining operations.
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1 killed, 1 wounded in shootout with authorities

A U.S. marshal says two fugitives were lying in wait when marshals and West Virginia troopers tried to arrest them at a campsite, and opened fire when they were ordered to surrender.
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Two UK students get scholarships from Cal

Two University of Kentucky students got more than a chance to see the Blue-White Scrimmage in Rupp Arena on Tuesday night, they left with a scholarship for the 2016 spring semester, compliments of UK Head Coach John Calipari.
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W.Va. officials object to Patriot Coal bankruptcy plan

West Virginia environmental regulators say Patriot Coal's bankruptcy plan would leave the company with no assets to cover hundreds of millions of dollars in mine pollution cleanup.
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Kentucky man caught with loaded gun at West Virginia airport

A Kentucky man has been caught by officials with a loaded gun at the Huntington Tri-State Airport in West Virginia.
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Judge affirms Kentucky Power purchase

A judge has affirmed the right of Kentucky Power Company to purchase part of a West Virginia power plant.
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U.S. Marshals: Fugitive child rapist arrested in Lexington

The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Kentucky says it arrested a convicted child rapist in Lexington. Investigators say Douglas “Scott” McBride was on the run for more than a year.
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Kentucky, W.Va. governors wager on Sweet 16 game

Some signature goodies are up for grabs in a friendly wager between the governors of West Virginia and Kentucky ahead of the Sweet 16 matchup between the states' two flagship universities.
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Kentucky, West Virginia attorneys general wager on game

It's not exactly the Hatfields and McCoys, but Kentucky and West Virginia do have a matter to settle — on the basketball court.
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West Virginia to review mining-health research

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration will review studies linking mountaintop removal mining with health problems in nearby communities.
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Virginia coal company to idle coal mines in 2 W.Va. counties

Virginia-based Alpha Natural Resources Inc. says it has notified workers at coal mines in two West Virginia counties that the company plans to idle their operations.
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W.Va. abandons plan to send inmates out of state

West Virginia is abandoning a plan to house some inmates in Kentucky.

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