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Letcher County District Judge is remembered

Posted: 10/23/2009 - He was the longest sitting District Judge ever in Letcher County. Jim Wood died yesterday after ongoing health problems. He was only 55. Friends say the Judge's impact in Letcher county will not be forgotten.

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Plant in Harrodsburg to close; about 110 jobs will be lost

Updated: 10/23/2009 - A Mercer County plant has announced it will shutdown. Modine Manufacturing Company announced Thursday that it plans to transfer production its Harrodsburg plant to other Modine facilities in North America.

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Official reports faulty locks at prison riot site

Updated: 10/23/2009 - Kentucky's corrections commissioner says there were faulty locks on emergency doors inside a medium-security prison in Burgin that was the site of a fiery riot.

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Health Career Expo

Updated: 10/22/2009 - Experts say health care careers are growing twice as fast as average jobs.

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FACES of Coal hold meetings

Posted: 10/22/2009 - Officials with the Federation for American Coal Energy and Security, or FACES of Coal, are holding meetings in eastern Kentucky.

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One Dead in Railroad Tunnel Accident

Posted: 10/22/2009 - One person has been killed in a construction accident inside a Norfolk & Southern Railroad tunnel near the Wayne-Mingo County Line.

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Attorneys want trial moved

Updated: 10/22/2009 - Two people accused of kidnapping, robbing, and then killing a 70 year old man, were back in court Thursday in Bell County.

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KFC unveils another free-chicken offer

Posted: 10/22/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - KFC has cooked up another free offer to promote its grilled chicken, only this time, it promises, without the unwanted side of rainchecks.

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New tourism leader eyes ties to Colonel Sanders

Posted: 10/22/2009 - CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - A statue of Colonel Harland Sanders and signs that point to the world's first Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant are among the top priorities of Corbin's new tourism commission head.

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Some hospitals limiting visits

Posted: 10/22/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Some Kentucky hospitals are responding to the swine flu outbreak by restricting visits to patients.

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Senate GOP to choose new floor leader

Posted: 10/22/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Senate Republicans plan to meet Friday afternoon to choose a new majority floor leader.

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Police chase leads to arrest

Posted: 10/22/2009 - State police joined in on the pursuit that eventually ended in the south end of the county.

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Woman admits torture claims are a lie

Updated: 10/22/2009 - Megan Williams' shocking accusations initially strained the imagination: Seven white people beat her with sticks, forced her to eat feces, raped her and taunted her with racial slurs over several days in a ramshackle trailer in West Virginia.

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