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  1. Video shows Pulaski County truck-train crash, explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Surveillance video shows a train hitting a tractor-trailer, which burst into flames, at the entrance to Warner Fertilizer north of Somerset just after 3 p.m. Friday.

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  2. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KFYI-AM Phoenix

    SOMERSET, Ky. Somerset's city hall ventured into the retail gasoline business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

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  3. Surveillance video shows train collision involving Auburn driverRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Auburn Reporter

    ... The Pulaski County (Ky.) Sheriff's Office released surveillance video of a train collision that happened north of Somerset, Ky. A train collided with the truck just after 3 p.m. off a highway. The impact caused an explosion of fuel and a smoke plume ...

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  4. See Video of Lighter-Fluid Truck Bursting Into Flames After Train CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

    ... with charcoal lighter fluid, burst into flames as the train hit it. The truck was headed into Warner Fertilizer in Somerset, Kentucky, Friday when it was hit by a southbound train, investigators say. The truck split on impact, leaving the cab on one ...

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  5. 'Socialist' gas station opensRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fox News

    Somerset's city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

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  6. Gasoline: the public optionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Harry's Place

    ... Fox News's Bill O'Reilly liked the idea). However the public option isn't dead. It has emerged in (of all places) Somerset, Kentucky, where the city government has opened its own gasoline station. The Somerset Fuel Center opened to the public ...

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  7. City Unlocks Incredibly Cheap Gas Prices Through Power Of SocialismRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Jalopnik

    ... themselves, undercutting the privately-owned filling stations. Hooray, socialism! The Commonwealth Journal in Somerset, Kentucky reports that the tiny town of about 12,000 people just opened what is believed to be the first and only ...

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  8. Driver injured in fiery collision involving tractor-trailer, train in Ky.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... father went to prison for swindling investors has been indicted on charges that he ran a $15 million Ponzi scheme. SOMERSET, Ky. (WATE) - A Kentucky defense attorney was shot and killed outside of his law office by a man who wanted his help but was ...

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  9. Kentucky town opens filling station to the publicRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WHAS11

    Somerset's city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

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  10. The Way This City Is Tackling Gas Prices Has Some People Crying 'Socialism'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... municipality decided to take on the free market this weekend despite the dangerous precedents. The town of Somerset, Kentucky, opened a city-run filling station on Saturday, the Associated Press reported , offering gas to the public at below-market ...

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  11. The Way This City Is Tackling Gas Prices Has Some People Crying ‘Socialism’Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Republic

    The town of Somerset, Kentucky, opened a city-run filling station on Saturday, the Associated Press reported, offering gas to the public at below-market rates. 2 comments

  12. Surveillance cameras catch fiery train vs. tractor trailer crash on tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKYT

    ... shows a train colliding with a tractor trailer in Pulaski County. It happened Friday afternoon on Highway 2227 near Somerset. After talking with family, we've learned the tractor trailer driver involved in that crash is married, has kids, and lives ...

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  13. A venture into socialism? Kentucky town becomes first in US to open its own gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Russia Taday

    ... within its borders, and responded by opening a gas station run by the city government. Now critics are accusing Somerset's officials of socialism. The city of 11,000 opened the gas station on Saturday, and 75 customers filled up in the first three ...

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  14. Winfred "Win" West, ShelbyvilleRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Reporter

    Winfred "Win" West, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was born Nov. 27, 1930, in Somerset, Ky., the son of Martin and Audrey West.

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  15. Kentucky mayor opens city-run gas station: smart idea or socialism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    Fed up with residents complains about gas prices, Eddie Girdler, the mayor Somerset, Ky., has opened a city-run gas station that's a few cents below the local stations.

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  16. Town opens gas station to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Journalgazette.net

    Samir Cook fills up his vehicle at a city-run filling station on Saturday in Somerset, Ky.

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  17. Gas station has people pumped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Arkansas Online

    SOMERSET, Ky. -- Somerset's City Hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

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  18. Vehicle crash in Marathon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WAOW

    ... a 6-year-old girl is in stable condition after nearly drowning at the Rothschild/Schofield Aquatic Center Friday. SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky city is venturing into the retail gas business by opening a municipal-run filling station. SOMERSET, ...

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  19. Kentucky town starts retail gas ventureRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | KIMA

    ... venturing into the retail gas business by opening a municipal-run filling station. The station on the outskirts of Somerset opened to the public on Saturday, selling regular unleaded gas for $3.36 a gallon. In the first three hours, about 75 ...

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  20. Somerset Opens City Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    The station on the outskirts of Somerset opened to the public on Saturday, selling regular unleaded gas for $3.36 a gallon.

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