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10:38 am
Tue May 8, 2012

London, Kentucky Couple Charged for Leaving Child in Hot Car

Authorities have filed charges against a couple from London, Kentucky for leaving a baby in a hot car while the husband got a haircut. According to WKYT-TV, London Police arrested Robert Smallwood and his wife, Rachel and charged them with criminal abuse and wanton endangerment.

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Regional
4:07 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

AP Report: CIA Disrupted Al Qaeda Effort to Bomb US Plane

The Central Intelligence Agency thwarted an ambitious plot by al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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Regional
4:03 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Few Details Released So Far in Churchill Downs Murder Investigation

A Kentucky coroner says an autopsy has revealed injuries on a body found in a barn at Churchill Downs just hours after the Kentucky Derby. But she refused to release any further details.

Jo-Ann Farmer, Chief Deputy Coroner for Jefferson County, said Monday she was withholding information pending the investigation into the death of 48-year-old Adan Fabian Perez, a track worker whose body was discovered early Sunday morning.

Perez's body was found in the back of Barn No. 8, just a few barns down from where eventual Kentucky Derby Winner I'll Have Another was stabled.

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Business
10:41 am
Mon May 7, 2012

States on Kentucky's Border Receive Recognition from "Chief Executive" Magazine

Consultants hired last week to help Kentucky's Blue Ribbon Commission on tax reform stressed the importance of tax policies and business climates in surrounding states. A new rating released today by Chief Executive Magazine places Tennessee and Indiana in the top five states, in terms of having business-friendly climates.

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Regional
8:53 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Week Two Begins in Fort Campbell Court Martial

At Fort Campbell, defense attorneys are expected to begin presenting their case Monday in the court-martial of a soldier accused of double murder.  Last week, forensic experts testified that there's no DNA evidence linking Brent Burke to the scene.

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Fund-raising Concert
7:09 am
Sun May 6, 2012

Country Music Artists Headline Concert to Help Tornado Victims

The country duo known as Montgomery Gentry will perform Wednesday at the Kentucky Cares Concert in Lexington. Kentucky natives Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry will play at the event at Busters Billiards and Backroom, with proceeds given to the local chapter of the American Red Cross, to help people who suffered tornado and storm damage on March 2nd.

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Sports
8:02 am
Sat May 5, 2012

Historical Marker to be Added at Muhammid Ali Birthplace

The Kentucky Historical Society will dedicate a marker in honor of the western Louisville home where boxing great Muhammid Ali was born.  Ali, who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., lived in the home with his parents and brother. 

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Derby Weekend
4:00 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Jockey Arrested on Assault Charge

Churchill Downs

Jockey Robby Albarado lost his ride in the Kentucky Oaks, after being arrested on an assault charge this morning. Jefferson County Sheriff's Department spokesman Carl Yates says Albarado was arrested at a local residence, several hours before he was slated to ride "Hard Not to Like" in the Oaks.

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TVA Cuts
12:41 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

TVA Officials Plan to Cut Costs

The Tennessee Valley Authority will look for ways to reduce its expenses in the months ahead, and some positions will be cut. TVA officials announced today that the power supplier brought in about eleven percent less revenue during the first six months of its financial year, compared to the first six months of the previous financial year. An unusually warm winter, which reduced power sales, was cited as a major contributing factor.

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Sports
1:56 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Say Good-Bye to IU vs UK Men's Basketball Rivalry

Indiana has decided it won't sign a new contract to play Kentucky in men's basketball, ending a rivalry that has been played every year since 1969. Hoosiers Athletic Director Fred Glass says the two schools couldn't agree on where the games should be played.

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