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Judge won't intervene in SSA hearings

Disability recipients haven't exhausted their legal appeals, Thapar says

PIKEVILLE — A federal judge decided Monday not to interfere in the Social Security Administration's hearings to determine whether nearly 2,000 people can continue to receive disability benefits. ...subscribers>>
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Packed house attends Martin Co. court meeting to protest tax hike

INEZ — Public outcry about a proposed property tax rate increase prompted the Martin County Fiscal Court to forego a second reading of the ordinance Thursday. ...subscribers>>

Dawgs upend West Carter, 45-38

OLIVE HILL — Lawrence County answered another challenge in postseason, defeating host West Carter 45-38 in the second round of the Class 3A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Friday night. ...subscribers>>
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Eagles roll over Greenup, 49-6

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central pulled away to defeat visiting Greenup County 49-6 in the second round of the Class 4A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Friday night. ...subscribers>>
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UPike students tackle animal food industry research projects

PIKEVILLE – University of Pikeville biology and chemistry students are tackling research projects that focus on the animal food industry's use of antibiotics, the survival rate of cancer patients and product information for a new anti-fungal medication. ...subscribers>>

'Accelerating Appalachia' applications now available

PIKEVILLE — Applications are now being accepted for Accelerating Appalachia's spring 2016 sessions, hosted in Kentucky and North Carolina. ...subscribers>>
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Patriots hold moment of silence for fan killed in West Bank
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots observed a moment of silence for an 18-year-old fan who was killed in the West Bank while studying in Israel...
Who were the Paris attackers? Many crossed officials' radar
PARIS (AP) — French police and prosecutors, friends and families, and journalists have unveiled details about the men accused of carrying out the attacks in Paris...
U.S. appeals court rules against Wisconsin abortion doctor law
Abortion providers in Wisconsin had challenged the state law, which requires doctors to have privileges at a hospital within 30 miles (50 km)...
LeBron James joins Oscar Robertson on elite NBA list
CLEVELAND (AP) — Make room, Big O.
U.S. issues global travel alert as manhunt continues for Paris attackers
By Arshad Mohammed and Chine Labbé WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - Citing "increased terrorist threats" from militant groups in various regions of the world, the U...
Patriots offensive line bolstered for Bills game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots got two of their offensive linemen back for Monday night's game against the Buffalo Bills...
NFL reviewing Keenum concussion procedures
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NFL is investigating whether correct concussion protocol was followed for Rams quarterback Case Keenum late in Sunday's loss at Baltimore...
Former 'Donkey Kong' record holder's cartoon lawsuit tossed
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a video gamer known for holding the world record in Donkey Kong who claimed that a cartoon character portraying him as a bearded, floating head stole his likeness...