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Backroads: Kentucky Splash

Posted: 06/26/2015 - The heat of summer is here, and we're heading down to Whitley County to cool off at Kentucky Splash on this week's Backroads.

Backroads: Hensley Settlement

Posted: 06/14/2015 - The story behind Hensley Settlement in Bell County paints a picture of a different world for visitors on this daily tour.
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Backroads: Black Mountain Thunder Zipline

Posted: 05/17/2015 - The zipline that we visited last year in the Red River Gorge opened up in 2011 and in the same year, the Black Mountain Thunder Zipline in Harlan County opened as well. You won't believe who rode it too!
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Backroads: Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure (Pt. 2)

Updated: 05/17/2015 - Last year we came out to Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure in Campton, Kentucky, where Torrent Falls was just a trickle, but with recent heavy rainfall, that has changed. We're back and we're doing something a little bit different.
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Backroads: Kentucky Reptile Zoo

Updated: 11/29/2014 - As winter approaches, many snakes are retreating underground, but not all of them. At the Kentucky Reptile Zoo, there are 1600 to 1700 snakes active through the year.
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Backroads: Fall Foliage at Jenny Wiley

Posted: 11/10/2014 - Folks travel from across the country right here to eastern Kentucky to experience fall in the mountains. We caught up with a local photographer at one of his favorite spots.
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Backroads: Harlan County Ghost Hunters

Updated: 02/06/2015 - Do you believe in ghosts? We tagged along with the Harlan County Ghost Hunters as they investigate Wilderness Road Cemetery in Bell County for the first time.
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Backroads: Fallsburg Haunted House

Updated: 10/27/2014 - We received hundreds of comments asking us to check out the scariest place in eastern Kentucky. I brought along a special guest, Brittany Nauta, to check it out with me!
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Backroads: Holliday Farm & Garden Pumpkin Patch

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Meteorologist Brandon Orr kicks off a series of festive and spooky Backroads segments with a trip to a Perry County pumpkin patch, where he found more than just pumpkins.
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Backroads: Kentucky Coal Mining Museum

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Kentucky has some rich history, especially when it comes to coal mining. That's where we find ourselves this week in Benham, Kentucky at the Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Harlan County.
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