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FEMA center in Lexington closing

Posted: 06/30/2010 - Wednesday is the last day to visit the FEMA center designated for flood victims in Fayette County.

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New CentrePointe design approved

Updated: 06/30/2010 - The courthouse area design review board approved the new scaled back Centrepointe design during a meeting Wednesday afternoon.

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Search for bear threatens local tourism

Posted: 06/29/2010 - Sections of the Red River Gorge remain closed while search teams continue looking for the bear responsible for the first human attack in modern times. Several sightings have prompted Fish and Wildlife officials to set traps, but the bear still hasn't been captured, and forest officials fear it may attack again.

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CNN's Larry King says he's ending show

Updated: 06/29/2010 - NEW YORK (AP) - Larry King says he's stepping down this fall from the prime-time show that has anchored CNN's lineup for 25 years.

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Mine bill to crack down on repeat violators

Posted: 06/29/2010 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic lawmakers, seeking to prevent another mine disaster like the April explosion that killed 29 workers in West Virginia, proposed new legislation Tuesday that would make it easier to shut down mines with poor safety records.

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Changes proposed to track, reduce horse racing accidents

Posted: 06/29/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Horse racing safety advocates are proposing national systems for tracking jockey injuries and sharing horse pre-race medical records in an effort to reduce accidents.

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Fireworks schedule

Updated: 07/01/2010 - The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching and cities across eastern Kentucky are planning fireworks displays on different days.

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New bourbon unveiled

Updated: 06/29/2010 - A Kentucky tradition is changing things up a bit.

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Rate increase goes into effect

Posted: 06/29/2010 - A rate increase, that will affect thousands across eastern Kentucky, went into effect on Tuesday.

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An open letter to Ashley Judd: In Defense of Coal

Updated: 06/29/2010 - Ashley Judd’s comments regarding mountain top removal continue to stir controversy here in Eastern Kentucky. WYMT's Neil MiddletonI received an open letter to Ashley Judd. It was written by Janette Jude, a sixth grade language arts teacher from Inez Middle School in Martin County.

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Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Posted: 06/29/2010 - In recognition of its level of expertise in caring for patients who arrive in its emergency department with chest pain or other symptoms of a heart attack, the Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center has earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide.

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