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7:15 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Governor Beshear: Kentucky Largely Unaffected by Sandy

Governor Steve Beshear says Kentucky is in pretty good shape in the wake of superstorm Sandy. The storm that swept across the northeastern U.S. has affected states as far west as Wisconsin and as far south as the Carolinas. 

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6:47 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Funeral Arrangements Made for Two Children Killed in Kentucky Bus Crash

Three children injured in the crash of a school bus carrying preschoolers remain hospitalized. A 4-year-girl was upgraded to stable and a 3-year-old boy upgraded to good condition Wednesday in the intensive care unit at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville, hospital spokesman Steve Menaugh said.

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Regional
3:27 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Fire Erupts at Site of Jefferson County Chemical Train Derailment

Three workers were severely burned in a fire that erupted Wednesday while contractors were removing debris from a train derailment in southwest Louisville, officials said. The workers were critically injured with second- and third-degree burns covering 90 percent of their bodies, said Doug Hamilton, director of the Louisville Emergency Management Agency.

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10:23 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Kentucky Tax Reform Commission Will Ask for More Time

The Governor's Commission on Tax Reform will likely miss a November 15th deadline. Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson chairs the panel and says progress is being made, but more discussion is needed to finalize a report. 

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6:25 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Gives Eastern Kentucky Students Another Day Off

The early snowfall is compliments of Hurricane Sandy on the east coast. In Pike County, it's a first for the school system's personnel director Ralph Kilgore.

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2:01 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Officials Figuring Out Next Steps Following Train Derailment

Federal, state, and local agencies are meeting Tuesday evening to discuss the progress made so far in cleaning up Monday’s train derailment in southwestern Jefferson County. The derailment, which occurred near the northern Hardin County line, involved a toxic chemical spill.

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12:43 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Ohio Man Sentenced for Threatening Kentucky Governor

The U.S. Attorney's Office says an Ohio man has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after admitting that he sent a threat to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear. U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves handed down the sentence Tuesday to 45-year-old Thomas Hargreaves, who pleaded guilty in July to transmitting a threatening communication in interstate commerce.

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12:40 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Victims Identified, Four Remain Hospitalized Following Kentucky Bus Crash

Kentucky State Police say the two children who were killed in a school bus crash were both 3 years old. Police identified the young victims from Monday’s crash as Ryder Deitz and Caroline Tuttle, both of Carrollton.

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7:48 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Beshear Signs Order Expediting Emergency Relief

Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an executive order directing the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to expedite the transportation of emergency supplies to victims of Superstorm Sandy. The order directs the cabinet to waive special registration and permit requirements for vehicles carrying relief supplies such as food, water and medicine.

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5:52 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Morning Commuters: Detour Remains Following Train Derailment South of Louisville

Credit Kentucky News Network

The cleanup continues after a train derailment that caused a chemical spill and mass evacuations in southwest Jefferson County.  HAZMAT crews were able to contain a leak of highly flammable butadiene several hours after eleven cars jumped the tracks Monday morning along Dixie Highway.

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