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Teen dies of injuries in crash

PRESTONSBURG - A Prestonsburg man died from injuries suffered in a car crash Sunday evening. ...subscribers>>

Ex-utilities chief seeks dismissal of charges

PIKEVILLE — Former Paintsville Utilities general manager Larry Herald filed a motion last Wednesday seeking dismissal of two of three federal charges against him. ...subscribers>>
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Bulldogs down Johnson Central in OT

LOUISA — Host Lawrence County outlasted former district rival Johnson Central 93-84 in overtime in a 15th Region boys' basketball matchup Saturday. ...subscribers>>
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Eagles roll past Tigers, 72-47

PAINTSVILLE — Johnson Central completed a regular-season sweep Thursday, defeating crosstown rival Paintsville 72-47 on the road in a 57th District boys' basketball game. ...subscribers>>
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Dalton Collins is Floyd County Spelling Bee winner

PRESTONSBURG — Floyd County School Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb announced the results of the 2016 Floyd County School District Spelling Bee. ...subscribers>>

Learn more about the basics of business at MSU series

PIKEVILLE — Morehead State University's East Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Pikeville and the Pike County Extension Office will offer area artists, small business owners and potential entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn more about the basics of business planning, marketing, record keeping and business lending. ...subscribers>>
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Legal proceedings for Sgt. Bergdahl halted due to classified material
The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals granted the stay after the government requested one, court documents showed...
Bill would stop removal of Confederate, historic markers
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confederate monuments first erected after the Civil War to honor Southern soldiers have increasingly been targeted by civil rights activists who say they are offensive to blacks and should be taken down...
Ex-bodyguard testifies about lewd messages sent to Paltrow
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard testimony Tuesday about pornographic messages and sex toys he sent her earlier in her career...
Oklahoma wildfires threaten homes; smoke risky for drivers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Grass fires pushed along by 35 mph wind gusts forced an elementary school to keep some children after hours Tuesday as wildfires threatened Oklahoma ahead of its annual tornado season...
Former NYC Ballet principal dancer Violette Verdy, 82, dies
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Violette Verdy, principal dancer for New York City Ballet for 20 years and former artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet and Boston Ballet, has died, the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music announced...
Judge's error could set man free without trial for murder
ATLANTA (AP) — A mistake by a superior court judge means a Georgia man charged with murder may go free without a jury ever weighing his guilt or innocence...
NTSB: New rules needed for air shipments of batteries
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrollable fires, the chairman of a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday...
Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough
By David Alexander and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582...