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Louisa reaps benefits of alcohol sales

City collected $46,400 in revenue from June through December last year

LOUISA — The legal sale of alcoholic beverages in Louisa apparently has been good for the city government's coffers. ...subscribers>>
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Sheriff finds explosives

INEZ — Martin County Sheriff John Kirk found 720 pounds of explosives in the Pigeon Roost area of Martin County Thursday. ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs drop close game to Huntington Prep; hold off Pike Central; roll past Phelps

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Lawrence County fell short in its bid to knock off top-ranked Huntington Prep on Saturday afternoon. ...subscribers>>

Hubert Collins sponsors resolution honoring PHS athlete Kash Daniel

FRANKFORT—The athletic accomplishments of Paintsville High School's Kash Daniel received special recognition recently on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, thanks to state Rep. ...subscribers>>

Area students are eligible for Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship

FRANKFORT — Residents of Floyd, Johnson, Lawrence, Magoffin and Martin counties can now apply for the 2016-2017 Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship. ...subscribers>>
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Hummel Plnetarium visit

REPRESENTATIVES OF THE Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University visited the East Kentucky Science Center and Varia Planetarium Tuesday, Jan. ...subscribers>>
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UK press takes swipe at Assange and UN panel
British newspaper columnists on Saturday took aim at Julian Assange and the UN panel that found the anti-secrecy campaigner had been "arbitrarily detained"...
In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present...
Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive...
Joseph Gordon-Levitt gets some roast with his Hasty Pudding
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding...
2 planes collide midair, plunge into ocean off Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers...
Fire chaplain marries couple at site of NYC crane collapse
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City fire chaplain who responded to a crane collapse in Manhattan found herself helping in a way she never expected — performing an impromptu wedding ceremony...
Image Awards open with rap on diversity snubs of other shows
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Anderson invoked NWA at the start of the NAACP Image Awards for a rap about the lack of racial diversity at other awards shows...
Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary
HONOLULU (AP) — Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii's first medical marijuana dispensaries...