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Three Violent Escapees Still On The Run

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Kentucky State Police say the search continues for three inmates who escaped from an Indiana state prison and assaulted three Kentucky residents and stole guns, cash and clothing.

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Dump Fire Raises Concern

Updated: 03/25/2009 - A tin shack that held about 250 tires with another 15 hundred on the outside of the building burned through the night on Tuesday.

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New School In The Works For Lexington

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Plans are in the works for a new school in Lexington. It would help students who quote "need a different structure."

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Search Underway For Prison Escapees

Updated: 03/24/2009 - An all out manhunt is underway Monday night because three dangerous prison escapees could be in Kentucky.

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Animal May Be To Blame In Car Crash

Updated: 03/24/2009 - An animal may have caused a serious crash on Monday (3/23) night, sending two teenagers to the hospital.

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Detention Hearing Held For Retired Judge

Posted: 03/23/2009 - A federal prosecutor and a defense attorney spent more than two hours arguing whether a longtime judge charged in an alleged eastern Kentucky vote-rigging scheme should remain jailed.

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Body Found In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Preliminary autopsy results on an eastern Kentucky man found in a Bell County canal show there is no evidence of trauma.

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Survivor of 2007 Attack Dies

Updated: 03/23/2009 - He was the victim of an unthinkable crime. Ralph Michaels, who was brutally beaten inside his Scott County home in 2007, died Monday.

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Automotive Plant Cuts Jobs

Posted: 03/23/2009 - More than 100 employees at a southern Kentucky automotive plant are without a job.

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Forest Fires Spread

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The warm and windy weather is causing several forest fires to spread out of control in our area.

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Local Soldier Talks To WYMT Via Satellite From Iraq

Updated: 03/23/2009 - He leads a team of soldiers helping Iraqi forces reduce their reliance on U.S. troops. We had a chance to talk to the Letcher County native via satellite about his job, and his message to those here at home.

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MSHA Issues Withdrawal Order at Kentucky Coal Mine

Posted: 03/23/2009 - ARLINGTON, Va. - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a withdrawal order under Section 104(b) of the Mine Safety and Health Act to Double A Mining Inc., of Knott County, Ky., for the operator's failure to pay $313,820 in delinquent penalties.

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Lexington Herald-Leader Cuts Among Many in Country

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The Lexington Herald-Leader announced it will lay off 49 full-time employees and 4 part-time employees. They join the long list of media outlets across the nation cutting back on staff members.

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Free Dental Clinic Serves Dual Purpose

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The volunteers here travelled from as far as Michigan, Minnesota and Florida to be a part of this three-day free dental clinic.

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Beshear: Feds Again Funding Oakwood

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have verbally informed the state that most federal funding has been restored to a troubled institution that houses mentally disabled adults.

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