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FILE - In this July 23, 2014, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, right, in Ramallah. It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech scheduled for Friday, Sept, 26, 2014, about a new strategy for dealing with Israel. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown (84) celebrates his touchdown catch as Carolina Panthers' Melvin White (23) watches on during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
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A Pocono Township Police patrolman has his weapon ready on Route 447 in Price Township on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. near Canadensis, Pa., during a massive search for suspected killer Eric Frein.  (AP Photo / The Scranton Times-Tribune, Butch Comegys)
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2013 file photo, NASA's Maven, short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital "N'' in EvolutioN, atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla. NASA’s Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet in September 2014 following a 10-month journey spanning more than 440 million miles. If all goes well, Maven will hit the brakes and slip into Martian orbit Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
NASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after a yearNASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after voyage of nearly a year, enters red planet's orbit
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In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo Roz Mayes, center, teaches how to "twerk" during a workshop at the Pole Expo in Las Vegas. Pole dancers from around the world gathered in Las Vegas this month to swap ideas and learn tricks of the trade. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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In thi Sept. 19, 2014 photo, the Ene river is seen from a military helicopter as it flies over the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro River Valleys, or VRAEM, the world's No. 1 coca-growing region, in Pichari, Peru. According to authorities the area has no radar coverage and the neighboring nations' air forces are limited so drug flights can only be intercepted on the ground. Peru has blown craters into 132 clandestine airfields this year, up from 110 last year. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Dynamiting barely dents Peru's narco air bridgeDynamiting of Peru's narco airstrips hardly discourages drug pilots from neighboring Bolivia
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2014, file photo, San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Despaigne, 27, left Cuba in February and three months later agreed to a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres with a $1 million signing bonus. He was called up in June and a month later against the New York Mets came within four outs of becoming San Diego’s first pitcher to throw a no-hitter. (AP Photo/Don Boomer,File)
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  • Suspect in Brethitt County sexual abuse case also charged in Pulaski County

    According to the Commonwealth Journal, Robert Morris, 68, of Eubank was indicted earlier this month by a Pulaski County grand jury on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse. The Kentucky Attorney General's Office announced the indictment of Morris in a release on Thursday, as well as that of Brenda Morris, 61, on charges of complicity to Robert Morris' alleged offenses. WKYT, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 05:16 PM
  • Hamilton named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Floyd County entrepreneur Shane Hamilton, third from left, owner of Service Maids, LLC, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Young Entrepreneur category. Representatives from EIEA sponsoring partners, from left, Dr. Thomas Erekson, dean of Eastern Kentucky University College of Business and Technology; Ray Moncrief, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation; Brett Traver, executive director, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development ; Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO, The Center for Rural Development; and Dr. Michael T. Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University, present Hamilton with the EIEA award. Floyd County Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:54 PM
  • State winner in 'Promote Your School' essay from Adair Co., too

    The KHEAA press release identifies the state winner, McGregor Scott, as being from Somerset, Kentucky. But many Adair Countians will recognize McGregor Scott from the little farm at the intersection of Gradyville and Milltown. Columbia Magazine, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:14 PM
  • Somerset sisters tackling Appalachian Trail

    That's what Sarita "Sam" Gibson and Lee Redmond are aiming to become by launching a daunting hike along the famed Appalachian Trail. The two local women - Gibson is 49, Redmond 56 - are both sisters and longtime travel buddies. WKYT, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 11:26 AM
  • Drury named 2014 EIEA recipient

    Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category. Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category. Harlan Daily Enterprise, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 04:39 PM
  • Kentucky Town Beats High Gas Prices-By Opening a Public Gas Station

    Earlier this month, the small city of Somerset , Kentucky, drew national attention when it opened a municipally owned and operated fuel center in an effort to drive down gas prices for local residents. As a result of its proximity to Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist destination, the city of 11,000 residents has long struggled with high fuel prices-especially during the summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Yes! Magazine, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 05:06 PM
  • Pulaski Grand Jury indicts couple on rape and sex abuse charges

    Pulaski Grand Jury indicts couple on rape and sex abuse charges By Daniel Kemp, Deputy Communications Director News from KY Attorney General Jack Conway's office Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that a Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a husband and wife on rape and sex abuse charges. On September 4, 2014, the grand jury indicted 68-year-old Robert Morris on one count of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Columbia Magazine, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:22 AM
  • Man drives mower to Pulaski Co. drive-thru while drunk

    The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested two people in separate incidents of driving drunk while on a lawn mower in a week's time. The most recent case happened on September 6. The Sheriff's Office says deputies received a call about an intoxicated man on a lawn mower using the drive-thru at the Hardee's in Science Hill. WKYT, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 11:52 AM
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