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Search for bear continues

Officials continue their search for a bear that attacked a hiker in the Red River Gorge last weekend.

The last confirmed sighting of the bear was in Lee County on Thursday, about 20 miles from the scene of the attack. A woman reported seeing a bear near Booneville in Owsley County yesterday. Authorities investigated , but weren't able to find it. The Red River Gorge reopened yesterday morning for the first time since the attack, with visitors asked to take extra precautions.


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