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  1. Fiancee: Driver in truck trafficking case helped peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | 680News

    When a long-haul truck driver called his fiancee Sunday from a jail more than 1,000 miles from home, he had only a few minutes to describe the gruesome events that led to him being charged with a crime in which he could face the death penalty. Darnisha Rose said James Matthew Bradley Jr., who she described as a generous person, claimed he had no idea how so many people - maybe 90 or more - came to be crammed inside his pitch-black trailer in the Texas heat, taking turns to breathe through a hole in the wall.

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  2. Preds' post-season run has turned Music City into SmashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | 680News

    The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to Lady Antebellum are lining up to sing the national anthem and the likes of John Hiatt to Lee Greenwood are singing with the house band during intermissions.

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  3. 2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | 680News

    A cargo plane contracted by UPS went off the runway and over a steep, wooded hillside Friday at a West Virginia airport, killing the pilot and co-pilot, an airport official said. The Air Cargo Carriers plane had departed from Louisville, Kentucky, at 5:43 a.m. and arrived at the Charleston, West Virginia, airport at 6:51 a.m., Plante said.

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  4. Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | 680News

    A statement released Monday by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department says an autopsy revealed the 56-year-old actress had stage-four cancer, but doesn't specify what type. The department says Moran died Saturday in the rural community of New Salisbury, about 20 miles northwest of Louisville, Kentucky.

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  5. Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | 680News

    Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet. In an internal memo obtained Friday by The Associated Press, Delta Air Lines said gate agents can offer up to $2,000, up from a previous maximum of $800, and supervisors can offer up to $9,950, up from $1,350.

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  6. Lawyer: Dragged passenger will need reconstructive surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | 680News

    United Airlines and the city of Chicago may find themselves the target of lawsuits by the man who was dragged off a United plane in Chicago last week after refusing to give up his seat. One of Dr. David Dao's lawyers, Thomas Demetrio, said as much Thursday during a news conference in which he suggested that Dao could be "a poster child" for the mistreatment of passengers by the airline industry.

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  7. United pledges to review policies on removal of passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | 680News

    After people were horrified by video of a passenger getting dragged off a full United Express flight by airport police, the head of United's parent company said the airline was reaching out to the man to "resolve this situation." By Tuesday afternoon, almost two days after the Sunday evening confrontation in Chicago, CEO Oscar Munoz issued his most contrite apology yet as details emerged about the man seen on cellphone videos recorded by other passengers at O'Hare Airport.

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  8. United Airlines jets sit at the gates at the O'Hare International...Read the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | 680News

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has asked the Trump administration to suspend regulations that allow airlines to overbook flights. Christie, a Republican, sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday, citing a passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight in Chicago on Sunday.

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  9. United CEO defends employees who dragged passenger off flightRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | 680News

    The CEO of United Airlines' parent company is supporting the way his employees handled an incident with a passenger who did not want to go after being asked to leave a plane on Sunday night at Chicago's O'Hare Airport. In a letter to employees Monday evening, Oscar Munoz said he was "upset to see and hear about what happened."

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  10. Video of passenger dragged off United Airlines flight sparks uproarRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2017 | 680News

    United Airlines jets sit at the gates at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago pm Sept. 19, 2014.

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  11. Airlines often oversell flights, end up bumping passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | 680News

    United Airlines booted 3,765 passengers off flights last year just because it sold more tickets than there were seats on the plane, but none of those got as much attention as the man who was dragged off a plane in Chicago over the weekend. Video posted on Facebook showed the shock on the faces of other passengers.

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  12. KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics in U.S. storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | 680News

    The fried chicken chain said the change will be completed by the end of next year at its more than 4,000 restaurants in the U.S. It is working with more than 2,000 farms around the country to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine. Antibiotics specific to animals may still be used to treat diseases in the chickens, KFC said.

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  13. Godfather of Grass deported from Canada to face pot charges in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | 680News

    A man known as the Godfather of Grass, who escaped the grasp of U.S. federal agents almost a decade ago, was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges. John Robert Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities by Canadian officials at the Highgate Springs port of entry.

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  14. Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | 680News

    A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defence against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump's lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his supporters at a March 1, 2016 rally in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  15. 2nd turkey in 2 days flies into windshield in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | 680News

    For the second time in two days, a wild turkey has flown into a motor vehicle's windshield in Indiana. Indiana State Police Sgt.

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  16. FDA OKs new drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | 680News

    U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson's disease, a chronic neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it has approved Xadago for use when a patient's regular medicines aren't working well.

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  17. Muhammad Ali's son asked, 'Are you Muslim?' by border agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | 680News

    Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. Ali Jr., 44, who confirmed his Muslim faith, was detained about two hours, despite telling officials that he's Ali's son and a native-born U.S. citizen, said Chris Mancini, a family friend and attorney.

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  18. Border agents ask Muhammad Ali's son: 'Are you Muslim?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | 680News

    Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday. Returning from a Black History Month event in Jamaica, Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, were pulled aside and separated from each other on Feb. 7 at the immigration checkpoint at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, said Chris Mancini, a family friend and attorney.

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  19. US wholesale prices jump 0.4 per cent, most in 5 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | 680News

    In a Sept. 30, 2016, photo provided by Ford Motor Co., a United Auto Worker prepares to install an instrument panel inside a 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty truck at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky.

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