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February 8, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINES - FEB. 8, 2013


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CORBIN — Eight arrested after roundup

Seven nabbed for drugs; one for theft in Whitley; warrents out for eight more

Corbin Schools recognized in Frankfort

The recognition earned by the Corbin Independent School district during last year’s K-PREP testing has come full circle in a ceremony in Frankfort.



No raises for Barbourville City Council

No raises for the city council — that’s what the Barbourville City Council unanimously agreed to during its regular meeting Thursday.



Post-conviction DNA testing passes first hurdle

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a bill to the Senate floor which would make post-conviction DNA testing available to felons — at least those who didn’t plead guilty or accept an Alford Plea (declining to admit guilt but conceding enough evidence exists for a conviction).

Senate passes bill to rein in pension costs

The day after Gov. Steve Beshear told a joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly he won’t support pension reform without reforming the tax code to provide more money for education, the Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill to try to rein in pension costs.

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