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Authorities investigate W.Va. shooting

MAHER, W.Va. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in the shooting death of a former Martin County resident whose body was found in a Mingo County, W. ...subscribers>>

Ex-Johnson sheriff's employee indicted

PAINTSVILLE — Thirteen people were indicted last Wednesday by the Johnson County Grand Jury, including a former Johnson County sheriff's employee charged with theft. ...subscribers>>

Lawrence County beats Raceland on Senior Night

LOUISA — Lawrence County pulled away to defeat visiting Raceland 10-2 in a late-season high school baseball game Thursday night. ...subscribers>>
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Diving play

JOHNSON CENTRALS' BLAKE Gamble (#8) made the play on Paintsville's diving Ben Daniels (#19) in the first round of the 57th District Baseball Tournament at Magoffin County Monday night. ...subscribers>>

Summer Food Service Program to be offered at 14 locations in Lawrence County

Many school systems in Eastern Kentucky have participated in the Summer Feeding Program, which provides meals for children when they are out of school. ...subscribers>>
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Bluegrass Gospel Group of the Year

LIVING WATER, consisting of Shona Wilks Smith, Betty Bartlett and Ken Adams, has been chosen as the 2016 Christian Voice Fan Awards Horizon Bluegrass Gospel Group of the year. ...subscribers>>
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Oregon students get bottled water; lead found at 2 schools
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A third-party, independent investigation will be conducted after high amounts of lead were found in water sources at two schools, which led the district to close all water fountains, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith said Tuesday...
South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat tempers recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland...
Illinois poised to enter a 2nd year without a budget
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois appears poised to enter a second year without a budget as Democrats who rule the Legislature press on with a spending plan Gov...
US to establish lab network for combating 'superbugs'
US authorities said they are establishing a network of labs that can respond quickly to antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," following America's first human case of a dangerous strain of E...
Canadian charged with torture, mutilation in killing partner
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Canadian man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of torturing, mutilating and killing a girlfriend whose bloodless body was found in their Southern California apartment...
Healthy help could bring LeBron win in Finals rematch
LeBron James, in his sixth consecutive NBA Finals, leads the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rematch with defending champion Golden State starting Thursday, but this time the superstar has a healthy supporting cast...
US Soccer asks EEOC to dismiss wage discrimination complaint
The U.S. Soccer Federation asked the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to dismiss a complaint of wage discrimination made by members of the World Cup-winning women's national team...
Denver Post names 1st woman editor in 124-year history
DENVER (AP) — Lee Ann Colacioppo has been named editor of The Denver Post, becoming the first woman to hold the position in the newspaper's nearly 124-year history...