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Program offers health care assistance

Updated: 08/25/2009 - People receiving health care benefits from public programs like Medicare and Medicaid can now find more help when they run in to problems. The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) offers guidance to Eastern Kentuckians on finding the right health care plan, and what to do if a public option is not available.

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City to get cleaner water system

Posted: 08/25/2009 - One eastern Kentucky city will soon have a cleaner water system, thanks to some federal stimulus money.

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Rape suspect makes court appearance

Posted: 08/25/2009 - A Johnson County rape suspect, who skipped his trial and was missing for six weeks, made his first court appearance since being found.

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Construction of Depot plant underway

Updated: 08/25/2009 - Lawmakers and media are allowed to tour the Bluegrass Army Depot construction site where chemical weapons will be destroyed.

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School buses are turning "Green"

Posted: 08/25/2009 - The color will stay yellow, but the buses will be considered "greener" for the environment.

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Man dies following pool accident

Updated: 08/25/2009 - A young man has died, nearly a week after suffering a spinal cord injury at a Southern Kentucky pool.

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Maytag recalls more refrigerators

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Maytag is recalling about 46,000 refrigerators under the Maytag, Magic Chef, Performa by Maytag and Crosley brand names, due to a fire hazard.

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Benefits for Buckhorn Children's Center

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Kids at the Buckhorn Children's Center were back in classes Monday after a fun weekend at the Halfway to Hazard Charity Concert and Trail Ride.

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Drug sting nets Hazard man

Posted: 08/24/2009 - An undercover drug investigation by Operation UNITE resulted in the arrest of a local resident Monday afternoon.

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Officials want Highway 119 widened

Updated: 08/25/2009 - Highway 119 runs through much of eastern Kentucky, but people in one county say it's not wide enough.

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Community college enrollment up

Updated: 08/25/2009 - Community colleges around Eastern Kentucky are seeing record enrollment numbers for the fall semester. Folks at Hazard Community and Technical College are expecting the more students than they've ever had.

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Man arrested on drug charges

Posted: 08/24/2009 - A Pike County man is in jail after police say they more than two pounds of marijuana at his house.

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Escapee is back behind bars

Posted: 08/24/2009 - A prisoner from the Whitley County Detention Center is back behind bars after escaping briefly over the weekend.

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Fire destroys apartment building

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Updated: 08/26/2009 - We have a developing story out of Johnson County where fire destroys an entire apartment building, along with six apartments.

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AP Source: Coroner rules Jackson's death homicide

Posted: 08/24/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County coroner has ruled Michael Jackson's death a homicide, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press, a finding that makes it more likely criminal charges will be filed against the doctor who was with the pop star when he died.

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