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Report blasts TVA on coal ash storage after spill

Posted: 07/21/2009 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Consultants hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority after a major coal ash spill found widespread problems with how the nation's largest public utility runs and maintains its coal ash storage operations, the consultants said in a report issued Tuesday.

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Meth bust puts three people in jail

Posted: 07/21/2009 - Sheriff's deputies say they found several materials used to make meth at a home on Little Blacklog Road in Inez.

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Bell County community economic plan

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Some community leaders in one Eastern Kentucky county are joining forces in an effort to strengthen the area during the recession. Bell County Fiscal Court and city council members from Middlesboro and Pineville signed a resolution today designed to help the area plan for the future.

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Ten Commandments Removed

Posted: 07/21/2009 - An update to a story we brought you three weeks ago in Jackson County about a lawsuit over the ten commandments being on display in the courthouse.

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WYMT to be a part of the SEC Regional Network

Posted: 07/21/2009 - ESPN Regional Television, the new over-the-air syndication home for Southeastern Conference programming, and the SEC announced today a regionally syndicated college sports package that will air in more than 73 television markets.

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Credit card use suspended

Posted: 07/21/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky League of Cities has suspended credit card use by the group's top officials following a newspaper investigation into its spending practices.

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Man faces more charges

Updated: 07/21/2009 - There's new information about an eastern Kentucky man accused of robbing a Knoxville, Tennessee bank.

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Animal cruelty charges

Posted: 07/21/2009 - A Harlan County man is facing animal cruelty charges, after he allegedly threw a cat off a bridge.

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Coroner: Autopsy shows no trauma

Posted: 07/21/2009 - The coroner tells the Commonwealth Journal, autopsy results on Sampie Sparkman showed no trauma.

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Train derails

Posted: 07/21/2009 - WHARNCLIFFE, W.Va. (AP) - Four people were hurt, including one who suffered serious injuries, when a Norfolk Southern Corp. freight train derailed and struck a loading facility at a coal preparation plant in southern West Virginia on Tuesday, a spokesman for the railroad said.

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New KSP Post Commander

Posted: 07/21/2009 - The Kentucky State Police Post in Harlan has a new commander.

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County officials hope 'Rangers' curb vandalism

Updated: 07/21/2009 - Officials say vandals are destroying parks across Letcher County, but say they have a plan to hopefully stop the vandalism, littering, and drug dealing that's slowing down progress.

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Multi-Generational Center

Posted: 07/20/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear and the Department for Local Government (DLG) today announced a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the construction of a Multi-Generational Center in McCreary County.

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Six officers will get pay raise

Updated: 12/09/2009 - Six Somerset police officers will get a two thousand dollar raise to settle a lawsuit.

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Community leader dies

Posted: 07/20/2009 - A Harlan County activist and community leader is dead. Gladys Fowler Hoskins died Saturday at the UK Medical Center.

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Money is still available from FEMA & SBA

Posted: 07/20/2009 - The federal government has approved nearly nineteen million dollars to help more than five thousand may flood victims in Pike, Floyd, Magoffin, Breathitt, and Owsley Counties.

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