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Lawson contacted witness about testimony

Updated: 02/05/2010 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A former Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official who cooperated with the investigation of an alleged bid-rigging scheme says he felt threatened by an influential road contractor who is now on trial.

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Ralph Gabbard Scholarship Winner - Rachel May

Updated: 01/19/2010 - A couple of weeks ago the WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic showcased some of the great athletes in our area. We now introduce another one of our Ralph Gabbard Scholarship Winners, Rachel May of Belfry High School.

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Report: Appalachian states should look beyond coal

Posted: 01/19/2010 - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Coal production in Central Appalachia is likely to continue its 12-year decline, and an environmental consulting firm said Tuesday it's time policy makers and legislators in four states work to diversify the region's economy.

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Search for missing driver is underway

Updated: 01/20/2010 - Police got a call around 1pm Tuesday afternoon that the man's pickup went over an embankment on KY Route 451 in the Yerkes community in Perry County.

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Judge orders mental evaluation for Steve Nunn

Posted: 01/19/2010 - A Fayette County judge ordered a mental evaluation be done on accused killer Steve Nunn after a court hearing Tuesday morning. The judge wanted to know why one had not been done already.

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Woman sentenced for killing her husband

Updated: 01/19/2010 - A Montgomery County woman learned how long she'll spend in prison for shooting and killing her husband in their home back in 2007.

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Water back on in Perry County

Posted: 01/19/2010 - New Hazard City Manager Carlos Combs says 99% of Perry County homes have running water again.

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Texas Upset, UK only unbeaten team

Posted: 01/19/2010 - Jamar Samuels scored 15 of his 20 points in a dominating first half and No. 10 Kansas State withstood a gut check rally to knock off top-ranked Texas 71-62 on Monday night. Kansas State (16-2, 3-1 Big 12) smothered Texas with its extended man-to-man defense to overcome a 1-for-12 effort from 3-point range and held on to beat a No. 1 team for the third time in school history.

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Two men enter guilty pleas

Posted: 01/18/2010 - Two of the four men accused in an alleged conspiracy to distribute thousands of OxyContin pills in Pike County enter guilty pleas in U.S. District Court.

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Ten Commandments put back on courthouse wall

Posted: 01/18/2010 - A crowd applauded and sang songs Monday morning when the Ten Commandments were put back on the wall of a Kentucky courthouse. A federal court ruled last week the document could legally be posted.

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Church fire investigation continues

Updated: 01/18/2010 - Nearly four months after a Pike County Church burned to the ground, investigators are still looking for the cause.

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Hoops For Haiti telethon raises thousands of dollars

Posted: 01/18/2010 - The Hoops for Haiti telethon you saw for much of the day on Sunday on WYMT and WKYT was a great success. To put it in perspective, it was the third most searched item on Google.

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