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Money Talks: Did The Bailout Do Anything?

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The 700 billion dollar bailout bill… the jury’s still out on whether it works, but the idea is to provide relief to a banking system so overtaxed it was about to collapse.

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Mine Lawsuit Settled

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The widows of two men killed in a 2006 coal mine fire in West Virginia have settled a wrongful death lawsuit against Massey Energy.

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Credit Score Management

Updated: 11/17/2008 - Tough economic times mean tighter credit and more trouble getting loans, so these days a good credit score is especially valuable.

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President-Elect Obama, McCain Vow To Work Closely

Posted: 11/17/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama and former Republican rival John McCain pledged Monday to work together on ways to change Washington's "bad habits," though aides to both men said it was unlikely McCain would serve in an Obama Cabinet.

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Improvements Made to Dangerous Curve

Updated: 11/17/2008 - Officials with the state's transportation department inspected the curve on Russell Cave Road, near Huffman Mill, after receiving a letter from a concerned citizen.

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Governor Will Not Stop Execution

Updated: 11/17/2008 - The execution of a Kentucky death row inmate, who's said he wants to die, took another step forward Monday.

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Study Blames Law For Overcrowded Prisons

Posted: 11/17/2008 - A new study by the man who wrote Kentucky's penal code puts much of the blame for overcrowded prisons on the state's repeat offender law.

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Thanksgiving Meal More Expensive This Year

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates a Thanksgiving meal for the average gathering of 10 will cost $44.61 this year, up 5.5 percent from last year.

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Student Arrested For Hacking Into Computer System

Updated: 11/17/2008 - A student at the University of the Cumberlands in southern Kentucky is behind bars. Police say he intercepted messages and got personal information about other students.

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Murder Trial Underway

Posted: 11/17/2008 - A man already serving time for three murders is now facing a trial for a fourth in Frankfort.

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Convenience Store Robbery

Posted: 11/17/2008 - Police say a "Double Kwik" in the Meta community of Pike County was held up just before three Monday morning.

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Hotel Fire Cause Released

Posted: 11/17/2008 - The state Fire Marshal's Office says last Friday's fire at the Cave City Comfort Inn was an accident.

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Chimney Fire Spreads Through Home

Posted: 11/17/2008 - A family's effort to try to keep warm apparently started an early Monday morning fire in Harrison County.

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Police Search For Halfway House Escapees

Updated: 11/17/2008 - State Police say Anthony Lykins and Donnie Brown walked way from Transitions in Ashland Sunday night. Both have ties to the Winchester area.

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Family Feels Courts Let Them Down

Updated: 11/17/2008 - The family of a woman who died last summer after being struck in the head by her nephew feels that his sentence does not fit the crime.

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Train "Slightly" Derails

Posted: 11/16/2008 - Crews in Madison County are trying to get a train back on track, after what's being called a "slight" derailment.

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Huntington, America's Unhealthiest City

Posted: 11/16/2008 - HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Nearly half the adults in Huntington, W.Va.'s five-county metropolitan area are obese - an astounding percentage, far bigger than the national average in a country with a well-known weight problem.

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Elizabethtown Company Cutting Back

Posted: 11/16/2008 - ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky-based maker of brakes for automobiles has asked employees to take voluntary retirements and is not filling vacancies in an effort to reduce costs.

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Horse Owners Struggling In Slow Economy, Winter

Updated: 11/16/2008 - The slow economy and cold weather have horse rescue groups seeking more donations as more horse owners find themselves having to give up the animals they love.

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Elderly Letcher County Woman Killed In Crash

Updated: 11/16/2008 - ... 78-year old Maxine T. Hampton of Whitesburg was killed when she apparently lost control of her car, veered off the highway and struck a guardrail.

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