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Governor Beshear Tours State, Deploys National Guard

Updated: 02/01/2009 - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear toured areas in western Kentucky that were damaged in this week's ice storm. He also held a press conference announcing the latest developments on the clean-up effort.

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Coal Miner's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit

Posted: 01/31/2009 - ... family says one of the nation's largest coal companies should pay more than $37 million in damages for Letcher miner's death because of blatant safety violations

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Tour Bus Overturnes On Highway

Updated: 01/31/2009 - A tour bus overturned on a highway near the Hoover Dam on Friday, killing seven Chinese nationals and injuring at least 15 others, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.

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Man Charged With Selling Alcohol In Dry Area

Posted: 01/30/2009 - Officials with the Knox County Sheriff's Department say Coleman H. Trosper was arrested Thursday night at a home on Fawn Branch Road in the Bryant Store community.

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RNC Elects First Black National Party Chairman

Posted: 01/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican National Committee has elected former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele the first black Republican National Committee chairman.

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RNC Chairman Abandons Re-Election Bid

Posted: 01/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Duncan, former President George W. Bush's hand-picked national party chairman, abandoned his re-election bid Friday after his support steadily erode over three rounds of balloting, ensuring a fresh face at the beleaguered GOP's helm.

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United Storm Relief Fund To Help Kentuckians Impacted By Ice Storm

Updated: 04/08/2009 - In support of the United Way of the Bluegrass and its effort to help victims of this week’s ice storm, WKYT along with News Radio 630 WLAP and The Herald-Leader are teaming up for “United Storm Relief” on Monday, Feb. 2.

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Economy Likely Shrank at Fastest Clip Since '82

Posted: 01/30/2009 - The Commerce Department is set to release a report Friday that's expected to show the economy shrank at a pace of 5.4 percent in the October-December period. That's a much faster descent than the 0.5 percent decline logged in the prior quarter.

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Generators Hard to Find

Updated: 01/30/2009 - Generators are one of the hottest items after the ice storm, and many people in the Big Sandy say they are hard to find.

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