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Site Selection Process Begins For Future Letcher County Prison

Posted: 06/20/2008 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced Friday that the Federal Bureau of Prisons awarded a contract to an international engineering firm to perform a site selection study for a possible federal prison in Letcher County.

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25 Officers Graduate From Criminal Justice Basic Training

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Law enforcement officers from 18 agencies across the state, including several in eastern Kentucky, graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

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Congress Debates Intervention Into Racing Safety

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Congress chided Big Brown's trainer for a lack of manners and the horse racing industry for failing to do enough to regulate itself. Then it threatened to pass legislation that would make the sport safer.

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Body Identified In Whitley County

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Police have now identified a man who was shot three times in the head and left along the side of Cane Gap Road in Whitley County.

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Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Jumps

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The state says a combination of students entering the work force and people looking for work to offset higher gasoline costs helped lift the unemployment rate.

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Shoplifting Is Climbing In One City

Posted: 06/19/2008 - There's been a drastic increase in shoplifting in southern Kentucky and retailers and police say the economy could be fueling the criminal activity.

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Motorcycle Accident Kills A Man

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Police say 37-year old Philip Anthony Miracle of Calvin was going north when he lost control rounding a curve.

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Historic Mansion Gutted By Fire

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Owner James Green was on his way home from a Florida vacation, but when he pulled up, he discovered his home in ruins.

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Brother of Clay City Police Chief Reacts to Lawsuit

Updated: 06/19/2008 - More than a year after he was killed in the line of duty, the widow of an Eastern Kentucky Police Chief files a lawsuit. Now, one of the brothers of Chief Lacy is saying it was just something that had to be done.

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Obama Opts Out Of Public Campaign Finance System

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday he'll bypass the federal public financing system in the general election, abandoning an earlier commitment to take the money if his Republican rival did as well.

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Death Row Inmate Will Stand Trial Again

Posted: 06/19/2008 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a death row inmate can be tried for a second time on capital kidnapping charges stemming from a 1991 crime spree.

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