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October 21, 2011

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REACHING MORE THAN 51,000 READERS IN PRINT AND ON-LINE Quality, Style, Selection, and Service. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011 50¢ Commonwealth Journal Libya's Gadhafi killed in battle Somerset, Kentucky www.somerset-kentucky.com 606-678-8191 Dictator killed by revolutionary fighters in his hometown By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer SIRTE, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi, Libya's dictator for 42 years until he was ousted in an uprising-turned-civil war, was killed Thursday as revolutionary fighters overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte and Moammar Gadhafi captured the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell. The 69-year-old Gadhafi is the first leader to be killed in the Arab Spring wave of popular uprisings that swept the Middle East, demanding the end of See GADHAFI, Page A6 Gadhafi was barricaded with heavily armed loyalists in the last few buildings they held in Sirte. He was killed by revolutionaries as he attempted to escape in an 80-vehicle convoy. District 2: Gadhafi's escape convoy was struck by a NATO airstrike. He was shot twice by rebels and his body transported to Misrata. Tripoli Misrata Sirte Detail LIBYA NIGER CHAD 0 1 mi 0 1 km SOURCE: LeadDog Consulting LLC Agriculture AP Mediterranean Sea Central Plaza Hospital Sabamiyah Agriculture Sirte Gadhafi's son Muatassim was also killed in Sirte and taken to Misrata. His son Seif al-Islam, was captured with a gunshot wound to the leg and taken to a hospital. University of Sirte National Parliament Commonwealth Journal Sunday, October 10, 2010 Somerset, Kentucky A1 Vol. 46, No. 252 Moammar Gadhafi and son Muatassim killed in Sirte 'They're Coming To Get You, Barbara' Heather Tomlinson Photos A zombie army numbering in the hundreds took to the streets of downtown Somerset Thursday evening with moans for "braaaaiiiins" as part of the first ever "Zombie Walk of Downtown Somerset." The night started off with a meet-and-greet among creatures of the night, a "Thriller" dance-off, led by Southwestern high School Cheerleaders and Dance Team, and a performance by "Freddy & the Cruegers." Weather doesn't dampen International Festival By CHRIS HARRIS CJ Staff Writer skies and rainy weather that forced some changes in Somerset Community O n the one hand, the dreary gray College's International Festival might have been an apt metaphor for the current global economic downturn. But that didn't stop those in Somerset from having a good time. For SCC's sixth- annual International Festival, there were plenty of things to do, to see, and to eat — and places to keep See FESTIVAL, Page A5 Pulaski County and Southwestern battled it out for the 12th Region Volleyball crown. Sports, Page B1 Index Weather . . . . . . . . . . . .A2 Obituaries . . . . . . . . . .A3 Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . .A4 Entertainment . . . . . . .A9 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . .B1 Comics . . . . . . . . . . . . .B10 Page Designed and Edited by Jeff Neal; jneal@somerset-kentucky.com Ohio man who freed exotic animals was deep in debt. Local/Region, Page A3 Heather Tomlinson Photo Attendees at Somerset Community Collegeʼs International Festival on Thursday took in dozens of educational presentations and performances, including African drumming. TODAY 57° Partly sunny ALG. EGYPT

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