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The Republican-led Kentucky House voted Monday to ban a common abortion procedure when women are at least 11 weeks into their pregnancies, brushing aside warnings that the restriction would embroil the state in another legal fight on the issue. House members voted 71-11 to send the bill to the Senate after an emotional debate. * * * A Kentucky county board of education superintendent says his district will move toward offering metal detectors in more area middle and high schools. News outlets report the Fayette County school district announced Frederick Douglass High School would be the first school with fixed metal detectors after a student accidentally shot himself in the hand Friday. These efforts reverse the district's earlier decision that having all secondary students use metal detectors would be too time consuming and costly.