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November 7, 2012

TODAY'S HEADLINES - NOV. 7, 2012

CORBIN — ELECTION RESULTS

Obama re-elected to second term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Republican Mitt Romney, prevailing in the face of a weak economy and high unemployment that encumbered his first term and crimped the middle class dreams of millions.

Slew of House Democrats win re-election

Shelton, Tye re-elected, Joe White loses seat

Two new faces will take a place on the Corbin City Commission come January.

W’burg City Council to return all incumbents

All Williamsburg City Council incumbents were able to retain their seats Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.

Three newcomers get B’ville City Council nod

Three incumbents and three newcomers were among the winners in the Barbourville City Council race Tuesday, according to that county’s election results.

Jim Hays, five incumbents elected to London City Council

Five incumbents and one challenger were the top vote getters in Tuesday’s London City Council election, according to unofficial Laurel County election results.

Ky. goes Romney; GOP increases numbers in DC

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky voters made Republican Mitt Romney their choice for president on Tuesday, yet again snubbing President Barack Obama, who has repeatedly come up short in the state.

Barr unseats Chandler in 6th District

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky voters have approved a measure that makes hunting and fishing a constitutional right in the state.

IN LOCAL NEWS

House fire in Corbin now being considered suspicious

A fire that destroyed an abandoned house in Corbin Tuesday is considered suspicious, according to Corbin Fire Chief Barry McDonald.

Two Lily men sent to hospitals after crash

Two Lily men were sent to area hospitals Tuesday after a head-on crash on Highway 25 south of London.

London man arrested for Taco Bell robbery

A utility closet was no match for a London man arrested Friday in connection with the October armed robbery of the Corbin Taco Bell and the June armed robbery of the Cash Express.

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