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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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U.N. urges Falluja combatants to let civilians escape fighting
The United Nations on Tuesday pleaded with combatants in Iraq's embattled Falluja to protect civilians escaping the fighting as Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State targets in an attempt to retake the militant stronghold just west of the capital...
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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in Washington state...
Depp's war of words with Australian deputy leader continues
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato...
Crosby helps Penguins beat Lightning to force Game 7
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are headed home for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final...
NFL doctor sends strong response to House report
SEATTLE (AP) — The co-chairman of the NFL's head, neck and spine committee has sent a letter to Congress stressing that he was not contacted by a committee handling a report during a government study on the link between football and brain disease...
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Native Americans protest planned French auction of artifacts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support...
San Francisco retains immigrant sanctuary protections
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Despite national outrage after a Mexican man killed a woman along a waterfront pier, San Francisco officials upheld the city's strict sanctuary protections for people who are in the country illegally...