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McConnell Bus Tour Rolls Into Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 10/25/2008 - We are only days away from the election and the battle is heating up in the state's United States senate race. Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell visited several communities in Eastern Kentucky Today.

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Teens Jailed After Threats

Updated: 10/24/2008 - Two teenagers are in jail after police say the two talked about shooting at the team during a game.

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Man Kills Bear In Self Defense

Posted: 10/24/2008 - One of the men who officials say had to kill a black bear in self-defense is talking about the incident.

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Woman Facing Drug Charges

Posted: 10/24/2008 - A mother is in jail after sheriff deputies say she came to her child's school high on drugs.

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Stocks Fall On Belief Global Recession Is At Hand

Posted: 10/24/2008 - Wall Street has ended the week with another sharp loss, joining stock markets around the world that fell on the growing belief that a punishing economic recession is at hand.

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Lowering Your Property Taxes

Posted: 10/24/2008 - Your local government figures property taxes based on an assessment of the value of your property, but you may not agree with this assessment.

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New State Program Helps Area Schools

Updated: 10/24/2008 - Officials with the State Department of Education say they are continuing to help schools struggling to meet No Child Left Behind requirements with a new Assist Team program.

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Gas Prices Continue To Drop

Updated: 10/24/2008 - You may have noticed some relief at the pump. Triple A says the average price of gasoline dropped more than one dollar in the last month here in Kentucky, but as oil prices drop, OPEC plans to cut production one and a half million barrels next month.

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MSHA Adds Drug Testing Hearing

Posted: 10/24/2008 - The mining industry is getting another chance to comment on proposed federal rules to expand drug testing to more than 116,000 coal miners.

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Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky's Black Lung Law

Posted: 10/24/2008 - The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the state's black lung law, which requires miners with the debilitating disease to get a panel of doctors to agree on a workers' compensation claim.

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Forest Fires Continue To Burn

Updated: 10/23/2008 - Weeks of dry weather are now making conditions ripe for forest fires and thanks to arsonists they are now igniting across the mountains.

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Tackling High School Dropout Rates

Posted: 10/23/2008 - A new report shows one in four high school students across the nation never graduate. Kentucky education officials say the Commonwealth's dropout rate is slightly better, but they say there is always room for improvement.

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Federal Funds for Ky. Entrepreneurs

Posted: 10/23/2008 - The Federal Economic Development Administration gave a local corporation more than $1 million to help with economic growth.

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Deer Hunter In Harlan County Shoots Bear

Posted: 10/23/2008 - A deer hunter in Harlan County fatally shot a black bear with his muzzleloader after the animal came too close to his hunting blind last Saturday morning.

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