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Dry Conditions
9:03 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Hot Weather to Continue

Corn crop suffering from lack of moisture

The National Weather Service says heat will build across Kentucky this week, climaxing in triple-digit readings on Friday. Meteorologists say temperature readings that day could reach 103 degrees in Owensboro. The forecast is leading to more worries for farmers.

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Education
1:52 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Tuition Set to Increase Again at Kentucky's Public Schools

The panel that regulates tuition rates for Kentucky's state colleges and universities has finalized tuition hikes for the 2012-2013 school year that go as high as 6%.

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Regional
11:14 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Kentucky Court Upholds Man's Actions Under "Stand Your Ground" Law

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has issued a divided ruling related to Kentucky’s version of a “stand your ground” law. Those laws have been in the national spotlight recently following the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Business
8:25 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Coal Company to Cut Nearly 600 Jobs in Kentucky

One of the world's largest coal producers says it will lay off about 750 workers in the Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia coalfields. It's the latest setback for an industry struggling for market share as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives.

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Politics
10:06 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Mitch Daniels Named Next President of Purdue

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was introduced Thursday as the next president of Purdue University, quashing speculation that he would be tapped as a vice presidential candidate or a Cabinet appointee should Mitt Romney win the White House in November.

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