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Body Found In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Preliminary autopsy results on an eastern Kentucky man found in a Bell County canal show there is no evidence of trauma.

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Automotive Plant Cuts Jobs

Posted: 03/23/2009 - More than 100 employees at a southern Kentucky automotive plant are without a job.

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Forest Fires Spread

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The warm and windy weather is causing several forest fires to spread out of control in our area.

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Local Soldier Talks To WYMT Via Satellite From Iraq

Updated: 03/23/2009 - He leads a team of soldiers helping Iraqi forces reduce their reliance on U.S. troops. We had a chance to talk to the Letcher County native via satellite about his job, and his message to those here at home.

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MSHA Issues Withdrawal Order at Kentucky Coal Mine

Posted: 03/23/2009 - ARLINGTON, Va. - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued a withdrawal order under Section 104(b) of the Mine Safety and Health Act to Double A Mining Inc., of Knott County, Ky., for the operator's failure to pay $313,820 in delinquent penalties.

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Lexington Herald-Leader Cuts Among Many in Country

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The Lexington Herald-Leader announced it will lay off 49 full-time employees and 4 part-time employees. They join the long list of media outlets across the nation cutting back on staff members.

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Detention Hearing Held For Retired Judge

Updated: 03/23/2009 - LONDON, Ky. (AP) - A federal prosecutor and a defense attorney spent more than two hours arguing whether a longtime judge charged in an alleged eastern Kentucky vote-rigging scheme should remain jailed.

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Free Dental Clinic Serves Dual Purpose

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The volunteers here travelled from as far as Michigan, Minnesota and Florida to be a part of this three-day free dental clinic.

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Administration Unveils New Bank Rescue Effort

Posted: 03/23/2009 - The Obama administration says it hopes a new bank rescue initiative will generate $500 billion in purchasing power to buy up toxic assets and get them off the books of the nation's banks.

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Body Found In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Middlesboro Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man found in a canal.

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Ky. Lawmakers Looking To Close Out 2009 Session

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Michigan resident Debbie Moskwa has tried for two years to get Kentucky's law changed to toughen penalties against drunken drivers who end up killing people.

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Shooting Injures Juvenile In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A Middlesboro High School Student is in critical condition at a Tennessee hospital after she was shot in the chest Sunday at her grandmother's house.

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Gillispie: "I love it here"

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Embattled Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie said on Sunday he wants to remain as the Wildcats' head man. Gillispie made the comments during an afternoon press conference to discuss UK's next opponent in the NIT, Creighton.

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White Castle Wedding

Updated: 03/22/2009 - For one couple, it was a fairy tale wedding, castle and all, but it also included a side of burgers and fries.

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Appalachian author Billy C. Clark buried

Posted: 03/20/2009 - CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Appalachian author Billy C. Clark, who wrote about Kentucky's Big Sandy River region, has been buried in his hometown of Catlettsburg.

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Maricle Awaits Detention Hearing

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Seven of the eight people arrested in Clay County in an alleged vote buying scheme are out of jail. But former circuit judge Cletus Maricle will stay behind bars until at least Monday, when another hearing is scheduled.

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Shelby Valley High School Coach Jason Booher

Updated: 03/21/2009 - Elliott County defeated Shelby Valley and ended their season in the quarterfinals of the Boys Sweet 16. Shelby Valley had a great season, winning 24 straight games including the All A championship.

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Crude Oil Spill

Posted: 03/20/2009 - The EPA is cleaning up a crude oil spill in a Magoffin County community.

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