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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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Holder Sworn in as Attorney General

Posted: 02/03/2009 - Eric Holder has been sworn in as the nation's attorney general, the first African-American to fill the job.

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More Than 255,000 Kentuckians Without Power

Updated: 04/08/2009 - Officials say progress is slowly being made in restoring electricity to the hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians left without power after last week's devastating ice storm.

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Macy's To Cut 7,000 Jobs

Posted: 02/02/2009 - The Cincinnati-based department sore chain says that represents almost four percent of its work force.

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Police Warn About Storm Scams

Posted: 02/02/2009 - They want people to be aware that scam artists sometimes go door to door after storms, offering to do work.

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Icy Roads and Snow to Come

Posted: 02/02/2009 - Police say black ice and freezing fog is making roads across the region slick and dangerous. Meanwhile, folks are getting ready for another round of snow Tuesday morning.

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Hit-And-Run Trial To Begin

Updated: 02/03/2009 - On the night before a hit and run trial was set to begin in Lexington, family and friends of the victim, 18-year old Connie Blount, gathered at the Baptist Student Center on the University of Kentucky campus.

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School Makeup Waivers Unlikely

Updated: 04/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - State education officials say central Kentucky schools may have to make up all days that were missed due to last week's winter storm.

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Sentences Handed Down For Vote Fraud

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Four Knott County officials, including Judge Executive Randy Thompson, were sentenced to prison time for vote fraud and misusing county funds.

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Firefighters Help Neighborhoods Still Left in Dark

Updated: 04/08/2009 - With thousands still without power in Richmond alone, the Richmond Fire Deparment is heading out to neighborhoods hardest hit, passing out carbon monoxide detectors.

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