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News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Two fire crews from Kentucky are heading west to help battle wildfires there. The Daniel Boone National Forest says the Kentucky Interagency Coordination Center mobilized two fire crews Sunday. The crews were joined in Knoxville, Tennessee, by three more crews from Virginia to head out West.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky brewery plans to boost production by more than 400 percent with a new facility in Louisville. Gov. Steve Beshear's office said Monday that Against the Grain Brewery is expanding with a new production and packaging facility in the Portland neighborhood in western Louisville.

APPALACHIA, Va. (AP) - Arch Coal says it is idling the Cumberland River Coal Company complex in Wise County, Virginia, and Letcher County, Kentucky. Officials said Monday that more than 210 full-time positions are being eliminated by the move at those operations, which produce metallurgical coal for the manufacture of steel.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The remains of a Marine from Kentucky who went missing on an island in the Pacific during World War II have been recovered and will be interred July 29 at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of Defense says the remains of Marine Pfc. Randolph Allen of Rush, Kentucky, were located in November on the island of Betio.

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