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Collins suit sent to federal court

LOUISA — Defendants have moved a lawsuit filed by the estate of a man who died after being arrested in Louisa in 2015 have moved the case to federal court and asked that the complaint be dismissed. ...subscribers>>
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hoops for hope

A LARGE CROWD attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hoops for Hope basketball tournament Friday in Louisa. ...subscribers>>

Blanton named First Team All-State, Meade tabbed for Second Team

LEXINGTON — The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA) has announced its All-State honorees for the 2016 season. ...subscribers>>
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Johnson Central High School graduate Emily Fairchild will have an opportunity to compete at the next level. ...subscribers>>
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Laura Ford Hall, Janice B. Ford works on exhibit at Weber Art Gallery

PIKEVILLE The University of Pikeville Weber Art Gallery is currently featuring the artwork of Laura Ford Hall and her late mother, Janice B. ...subscribers>>

'Hunt for a Cure' event nets almost $2,000 donation for Higlands Center for Autism

PRESTONSBURG For the past seven years, the Elkhorn City Beagle Club has held a charity event, the annual Hunt for a Cure for Autism, with all proceeds going to the Highlands Center for Autism, with this year's donation exceeding $1,800. ...subscribers>>
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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned
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Kansas legislators give final approval to plan to increase aid to poor school districts, avert shutdown of schools
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Michael Herr, author of the Vietnam-era 'Dispatches,' dies
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Republican ex-Treasury chief Paulson slams Trump, to vote for Clinton
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