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Owensboro Woman Petitions to Keep Convicted Cop Killer in Prison

They've already gotten thousands of signatures.  But Michelle Wiesman (of Owensboro) and her family won't stop until they're certain that they have enough petition signatures to make a difference . . . again.  In April of 2010, Michelle's brother, Officer Bryan Durman, was killed in the line of duty.  And now, after serving just under 4 years of a 20-year prison term, his killer, Glenn Rahan Doneghy, is eligible for parole.

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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum Saturday

With the legislative session under way, there are a lot of items on the agenda for area legislators.  If you would like to find out what they are working on, and ask questions, you have a chance this Saturday

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Behind 16 From Alex Poythress, UK Rips Texas A&M 68-51 [VIDEO]

Maybe the best recent news regarding Kentucky Wildcat basketball is the emergence of sophomore Alex Poythress as a force in the paint.

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Kentucky Legislators to Look at a Bill Allowing the Use of Service Monkeys [VIDEO]

We had a monkey when I was a kid. His name was Joe. He was a little spider monkey we inherited from our next-door neighbor when she passed away. And other than the fact that he disliked everyone in the family except my mother, it was cool to have a monkey.

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Near-Perfect Free Throw Shooting, Andrew Harrison’s 26 Points Fuel Kentucky Win [VIDEO]

If the Kentucky Wildcats can replicate Saturday's blistering 96% free-throw shooting the rest of the season, everything else will fall into place. And it might not even have to.

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Local Coach and Players Selected for National Team

I always enjoy seeing announcements of who makes it on national sports teams, especially teams representing the USA! Well, it seems that congratulations are in order for a local football coach for making it as part of USA Football’s U

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Laettner’s “The Shot” Jersey Sold For How Much?!?

For Kentucky basketball fans, 1992 is pretty much the worst year of their lives. Seriously. If you aren't a member of Big Blue Nation, you could care less. For all of us who are strictly basketball fans, it's the year of "The Shot". Duke's Christian Laettner hit an overtime game-winner against the Wildcats in the Elite Eight. It's often referred to as the greatest shot in college basketball history.

So, how much would the jersey be worth that the Blue Devil wore during that game? Lelands recently auctioned the piece of sports history. Hey... I'm just as big of a sports fan as the rest of them, but I couldn't even believe how much someone paid for the threads...

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Richie Farmer Sentenced Today

He was a UK WIldcat basketball star, an "unforgettable" but today it won't help him at all. Richie Farmer will be sentenced today to 21-27 months in prison and $120,000 in restitution for crimes he admitted to back in September. 4

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Daviess County Public Library a Part of the Commonwealth’s Literacy Task Force

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. I know I do. In my young life, I just assumed you learned how to read, you know, like you learn how to walk or you learn how to talk.

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Maker of Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark Sold To Suntory of Japan

A historic Kentucky business has been sold. Suntory of Japan has purchased the maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark bourbons. The acquisition was announced Monday, January 13th, with a price of $13.6 billion. That's a lot of bourbon folks...

Under the deal, the current chief executive of Jim Beam, Matthew J. Shattock, and his management team will continue to lead the company.

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