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Police arrested Christopher Harlan, 50, who remains jailed on $100,000 bond after investigators found hydroponic grow setups in two rooms of his Myrtle Street home. More than 60 marijuana plants were seized, along with water pumps, heaters, lamps, timers and other equipment, according to Metro Police. Harlan is charged with manufacturing marijuana in a drug-free zone and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, said police.
A few houses up from Harlan's, detectives seized 1.2 pounds of processed marijuana, about half of which was packaged for resale, noted police in statement. Also recovered from the home were a loaded .38 caliber pistol, digital scales and other drug paraphernalia. Reva Gross, 40, is charged with felony marijuana possession, gun possession in the commission of a dangerous felony and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She was released from jail after making $6,000 bond.
Police say they have been unable to establish a connection between Harlan and Gross.
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Ky. veteran killed in Afghanistan blast
May 17, 2013 23:53 GMT
FORT THOMAS, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky veteran who was working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan has died in an explosion in Kabul that killed at least 15 people including six Americans.
The father of 26-year-old Michael Robert Bradford of Fort Thomas said his son was smart, good in different sports and about to become a father.
Gary "Moose" Bradford, also of Fort Thomas, told The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/12i0nVO ) he found about his son's death from Michael Bradford's wife, Sasha, on Thursday afternoon. He said he was in total disbelief.
The couple's first child is due in a few weeks.
Two American soldiers were killed along with four American civilian contractors with DynCorp International, based in Falls Church, Va.
Other survivors include his mother, Linda Bradford of Johnson City, Tenn.
Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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IN THE NEWS: LABOR GROUP SAYS CONDITIONS AT APPLE PLANTS IMPROVING
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A labor group Apple joined to assess working conditions at three manufacturing plants in China, where its products are made, says conditions are getting better.
ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.