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In this Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 photo, international student Fabienne Roth, originally from Switzerland, leaves the Tom Bradley International Hall at the UCLA campus, in Los Angeles. With the University of California system budget having become a political football in the state capital, admissions officers and administrators throughout the UC system still don’t know how many students they can enroll, whether there will be enough money to expand the number from California and if talk about significantly raising tuition for nonresidents will scare off students from outside the state and abroad that campuses have increasingly relied on to make ends meet. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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FILE -In this Tuesday, July 6, 2004, file photo, Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, peers through the slot in her cell door as a guard brings her a cup of ice at Metro State Prison in Atlanta. Gissendaner's lawyers, on Monday, March 2, 2015, asked the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison. Gissendaner, 46, is set for execution at 7 p.m. (0200 GMT) at the state prison. Gissendaner was convicted of murder in the February 1997 stabbing death of her husband. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bita Honarvar, File)
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Attorney Chadrick Mance stands with his client Penny Nelson during a press conference Monday March 2, 2015, reacting to the grand jury’s decision on the death of Nelson’s son, Charles Smith, who was shot and killed while handcuffed, by a police officer in September 2014. in Savannah, Ga. A grand jury last week concluded the shooting was justified, saying evidence showed Smith moved his cuffed hands in front of his body and grabbed a gun police missed patting him down. Nelson says she believes "there was a cover-up down the line" to protect the officer. (AP Photo/Savannah Morning News, Steve Bisson)
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Dr. David Nabbaro, a medical doctor organizing the United Nations' response to the Ebola crisis, speaks during a media conference at the UN office in Brussels on Monday, March 2, 2015. African heads of state and NGO's will meet Tuesday to discuss the Ebola crisis. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phaseUN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters tough new phase
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High court weighs limits on child abuse evidenceSupreme Court considers use of child's abuse statements to teacher as trial evidence
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FILE - In this April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, right, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper, The National, smile as they attend a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. The family of Rezaian who is detained in Iran says authorities there have allowed him to hire a lawyer after more than seven months behind bars, though it is not the attorney they had hoped for. Rezaian was detained in Tehran on July 22, 2014 along with Salehi, and two photojournalists. Rezaian, who was born and spent most of his life in the United States, is the only one of the four still behind bars. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
Reporter jailed in Iran gets lawyer after more than 7 monthsWashington Post correspondent jailed in Iran gets lawyer, but not attorney the family wanted
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John Legend performs in Muharraq, Bahrain, Monday night, March 2, 2015. The singer-songwriter performed before an enthusiastic, sold-out crowd despite human rights activists' calls to boycott the Gulf island monarchy, where a pro-democracy uprising still simmers four years after authorities crushed Bahrain's Arab spring. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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  • Man Killed In Pulaski County Crash

    A three car crash killed one man in Pulaski County. It happened Friday afternoon on East Kentucky 80, a few miles outside of Somerset. WLEX-TV Lexington, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 04:44 PM
  • Some southern Kentucky schools remain closed due to weather

    The Lincoln County Superintendent tells WKYT that the parking lots and driveways are a mess. They say a water pipe broke and a sprinkler froze at Lincoln County Middle School. WKYT, Sun, Feb 22 2015 @ 10:07 PM
  • LCAHD sends tips on avoiding hypothermia

    LCAHD sends tips on avoiding hypothermia Amy Tomlinson, Public Health Services Coordinator with the Lake Cumberland Area Health Department, Somerset, KY, sends these tips and reminders for avoiding hypothermia: Hypothermia can result when the body's temperature drops below what is necessary to maintain normal bodily functions. In severe cases or when the body is not warmed properly, death can result. Columbia Magazine, Fri, Feb 20 2015 @ 04:31 AM
  • Laurel Co. Burglary Suspect Indicted

    A Laurel County man was indicted by a grand jury after he was detained by a homeowner during an alleged burglary. Joshua Smith was arrested in December of 2014 after he was allegedly caught burglarizing a home in Pulaski County by the homeowner. WLEX-TV Lexington, Tue, Feb 17 2015 @ 03:00 AM
  • Teen Survives 300-foot Fall From Ky. Cliff

    Rescuers say a south-central Kentucky teen is lucky to be alive after falling 300 feet from the edge of a cliff. The Commonwealth Journal reports 15-year-old Zachary Wilson was out hunting for raccoons with friends on Sunday night when he made a misstep and went over the cliff in Pulaski County along Lake Cumberland. WBKO-TV Bowling Green, Tue, Feb 10 2015 @ 11:11 AM
  • Teen Rescued After Falling From Bluff In Pulaski County

    Rescue crews responded to the Tateville area around 11 p.m. Rescuers located the teen in a heavily wooded area. They say that due to the dense forest and rain, they lowered the teen another 150 to a boat instead of trying to get him back up the bluff. WLEX-TV Lexington, Mon, Feb 9 2015 @ 06:36 AM
  • Kansas Woman Extradited For 2008 Pulaski County Felony

    Heather McKinney, 29, was arrested January 3, 2015 by deputies from the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita after they learned she was wanted in Pulaski County on a circuit court indictment. She was extradited from Kansas to Somerset on February 4th by deputy jailers with the Pulaski County Detention center. WLEX-TV Lexington, Fri, Feb 6 2015 @ 03:00 AM
  • Somerset Optometry Practice To Pay U.S. Government $800,000 To Settle False Claims Act Violations

    An optometry practice in Pulaski County has agreed to pay the U.S. Government $800,000 to settle civil allegations that it billed federal health care programs for medically unnecessary and worthless eye examinations provided to nursing home residents over the course of several years. The U.S. Government contends that from January 1, 2007 to January 31, 2012, Associates in Eye Care P.S.C. , employed an optometrist, Dr. Philip Robinson, who provided routine, monthly eye examinations to almost all of his nursing home patients, regardless of their condition or medical need. WLEX-TV Lexington, Tue, Feb 3 2015 @ 03:00 AM
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