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  1. United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Brandon Sun

    United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. United is also vowing to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking - the selling of more tickets than there are seats on the plane.

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  2. Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Brandon Sun

    The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat. The Chicago Department of Aviation on Monday released the officer's report of the incident, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by The Associated Press.

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

    Monday Apr 24 | Brandon Sun

    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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  4. Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Brandon Sun

    Dr. David Dao was trying to return home from a California vacation with his wife when he refused to give up his seat to an airline crew member on a full United Express flight. Now his lawyer hopes the 69-year-old grandfather and Kentucky physician, who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off the plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, becomes "a poster child" for the mistreatment passengers suffer at the hands of the airline industry.

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

    Monday Apr 10 | Brandon Sun

    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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  6. The Latest: United CEO says upset by man dragged off planeRead the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | Brandon Sun

    The latest on an incident in which a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines plane at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport : The CEO of United Airlines' parent company says the airline is conducting its own investigation after police dragged a passenger from an overbooked United plane after he refused to give up his seat. United Continental Holdings Inc. CEO Oscar Munoz said in a statement Monday that the incident late Sunday, which was caught on video, is "upsetting to all of us here at United." 78 comments

  7. Video: Passenger is dragged off overbooked United flightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | Brandon Sun

    Video shows three security officials dragging a male passenger from a United Airlines flight that the airline said was overbooked as it waited to depart from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Passenger Audra D. Bridges posted the video on Facebook after the incident Sunday evening.

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  8. KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Brandon Sun

    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. KFC said is working with 2,000 farms around the country to stop using antibiotics that are used by humans. Antibiotics specific to animals may still be used to treat diseases in the chickens, KFC said.

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

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Brandon Sun

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

    Saturday Apr 1 | Brandon Sun

    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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  11. 2nd turkey in 2 days flies into windshield in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Brandon Sun

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

    Mar 21, 2017 | Brandon Sun

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

    Feb 26, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    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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  14. Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport: 'Are you Muslim?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    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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  15. Aetna, Humana call off $34 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Aetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal. The announcement Tuesday comes several days after another federal judge rejected a tie-up between two other massive insurers.

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  16. Records show Kentucky governor has not paid property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office website shows Gov. Matt Bevin owes $11,080 on his Barberry Lane home in Louisville, which has an assessed value of nearly $700,000. The bill includes a 10 per cent penalty because it wasn't paid by Jan. 31. The original tax bill was due Dec. 31. It increased by 5 per cent in January and 10 per cent on Feb. 1. The website shows the bill has not been paid as of Wednesday afternoon.

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  17. Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Now, 15 drawings created by The Greatest are being donated to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The Ali originals are coming from the foundation created by the artist LeRoy Neiman and his wife.

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  18. Thomas holds on to beat Matsuyama at KapaluaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Justin Thomas knew he was playing well enough to start the year with a victory in the SBS Tournament of Champions. Thomas had a five-shot lead with five holes to play when he holed a 10-foot birdie putt on the 13th hole.

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  19. Pence's Indiana successor backs fewer needle exchange limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Indiana's incoming governor pledged Thursday to roll back some restrictions on needle exchanges that his predecessor, Vice-President-elect Mike Pence, signed into law as part of the state's response to its largest HIV epidemic. Republican Eric Holcomb, who takes office next week, said he believes local officials - not the state - should be able to authorize needle exchanges, a move he characterized as a "prudent step."

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  20. Cubs' World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of pure joy.

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