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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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John Lattner, won Heisman at Notre Dame in 1953, dies at 83
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — John Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner who helped lead Notre Dame to a 9-0-1 record and a No...
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79
Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative voice on the US Supreme Court, has died at the age of 79, setting up a political showdown over his succession in the run-up to the presidential election...
Magnitude-5.8 quake shakes New Zealand city of Christchurch
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A magnitude-5.8 earthquake shook the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday but there were no immediate reports of serious damage, nearly five years after a deadly, more powerful quake destroyed much of the city center...
Reaction to death of U.S. Justice Scalia
(Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace the jurist just months before a presidential election...
Minnesota Wild fire Yeo as coach after eighth NHL loss in a row
Mired in an eight-game losing streak, the National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild fired coach Mike Yeo after falling 4-2 at home to the Boston Bruins...
Hong Kong hosts Valentine's Day with 25,000 LED roses
HONG KONG (AP) — It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas — tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other...
The Latest: Sanders criticizes GOP position on court nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times ...