A fifth person has pleaded guilty to participating in a scam that robbed the Minova plant in Georgetown of hundreds of thousands of dollars. As part of a plea agreement, Anthony W. Moore pleaded guilty Friday to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. Minova is an international company that produces chemicals and equipment for use in underground mining. The Georgetown plant is its North American headquarters.
Shannon and Jade Walcott, of Erlanger, are shown waiting for the Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair moments before the stage collapse.
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A Northern Kentucky mother and daughter remained hospitalized in Indianapolis after being crushed by the falling stage at the Indiana State Fair on Aug. 13. Shannon Walcott, 34, of Erlanger, suffered broken ribs, broken vertebrae, a broken pelvis and a third-degree burn on her leg. Her 10-year-old daughter Jade a suffered a crushed skull, fractured neck vertebrae and an ear laceration.
Herb Roe touches up a mural Saturday, near Limestone Landing in Maysville.
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It's been 14 years since the first murals appeared along the floodwall in downtown Maysville and they have begun to show their age. This summer, muralist Herb Roe, one of the leading artists on the projects for Dafford Murals, was contracted to give the murals a face-lift.
"The largest earthquake to strike Colorado in almost 40 years" shook buildings but apparently caused little damage late last night, Denver's ABC 7 News reports. A few homes may have been damaged and some rock slides were reported.
It was a 5.3 magnitude temblor and the epicenter was "about 180 miles south of Denver."
More than 1,500 University of Kentucky students got out of their dorms and into the Lexington community Monday as part of the annual UK FUSION service event. Junior Son Doan first heard about UK For Unity and Service in Our Neighborhoods, or FUSION, a couple of years ago as a freshman. The finance major spent his Monday afternoon painting a pavilion at the Living Arts and Science Center.
Aug. 13, 2011: A stage collapses at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Seven people have died from the injuries they received.
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"The families of those who were seriously hurt when the Indiana State Fair Grandstand stage rigging collapsed" on Aug. 13, are struggling with "a mix of hoping and coping," The Indianapolis Star writes this morning.
The projected path puts the center of the storm over North Carolina at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday.
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The fight for control of Tripoli continues, as we reported earlier. From Libya, NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports that what had looked like it might be a quick victory for opponents of Moammar Gadhafi is turning into what could be "a bitter, difficult battle."