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Out Of State Crews Turning Lights On

Updated: 02/04/2009 - Utility crews from all over the country are criss-crossing Kentucky to help restore power to thousands of Kentuckians left without it after last week's devastating ice storm.

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Snow and Ice Make for Dangerous Travel

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Some highway officials say the snow came so quickly they could not keep up with it. Many roads got covered with snow an ice, making it dangerous for anyone travelling.

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Mumme Battles Prostate Cancer

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Hal Mumme will be treated at the UK Markey Caner Center for his recently diagnosed prostate cancer.

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Snow Days Adding Up

Updated: 02/03/2009 - For many Eastern Kentucky students, the snow means another day without school. However for officials, it means another day to play catch up before spring testing begins.

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WYMT Mountain Student Achiever - Anna Williams - February 3rd, 2009

Updated: 02/04/2009 - WYMT congratulates the Mountain Student Achiever, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Pikeville. Anna Williams is a senior at Johnson Central High School where she has a 4.0 GPA. Anna is the Key Club Secretary and a member of the National Honor Roll. She is also a Commonwealth Ambassador.

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Power Restored To Thousands Across State

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Some promising news for thousands of residents across the state. Power has been restored to almost 10,000 customers Tuesday leaving 53,000 customers still without power.

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Congressman Rogers Encourages Local Fire Departments to Apply for Federal Funding

Posted: 02/03/2009 - WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) is encouraging fire departments throughout southern and eastern Kentucky to apply for Fire Prevention and Safety Grants through the Department of Homeland Security. The deadline for submitting application materials is 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, March 6, 2009.

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More Snow Falls Across State

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Kentucky highway crews are working to clear roads as more snow falls across portions of the state.

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EKU Student Sues Fraternity After Beatings

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Eastern Kentucky University student Brent Whiteside has filed a lawsuit against Kappa Alpha Psi national fraternity over hazing incidents in which he says he was repeatedly beaten.

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Beshear Asks Obama To Speed Aid; 24 Dead In Winter Storm

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear, already saddled with a nearly half-billion state budget shortfall, wants the federal government to cover a chunk of Kentucky's tab as officials cope with last week's bruising winter storm.

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North Korea Gearing Up to Fire Missile

Posted: 02/03/2009 - South Korean officials say North Korea appears to be preparing to test-fire a ballistic missile that could be capable of reaching the western U.S.

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Democrats Promise Boost for Road Building

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Senate Democrats could add billions of additional dollars targeting infrastructure projects to the economic stimulus package. Money for highway projects alone could get an almost 50 percent boost, to $40 billion.

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