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Counties Eligible For Federal Loans

Posted: 12/04/2008 - The U.S. Small Business Administration says small businesses, agricultural cooperatives and most nonprofits in Mingo and Wayne counties are eligible for federal disaster loans.

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Automakers Face Skeptical Senators On Aid Plan

Posted: 12/04/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. automakers drew fresh skepticism from lawmakers Thursday in a rocky confrontation over their pleas for an expanded $34 billion rescue package they say they need to survive. Congressional analysts said one bailout plan under consideration would fall short of what the carmakers want.

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Christmas In Recovery - Addict Finds Hope In Volunteering

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Wednesday we introduced you to a man who knows firsthand the danger of drug overdoses during the holidays. In the second part of our series, we show you how recovering addicts at Westcare, in Pike County, are helping each other survive the Christmas season.

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Ford Workers Rally For Automaker Aid

Posted: 12/04/2008 - As the heads of the Big Three auto makers appeared before Congress to ask for financial help, Ford employees in Louisville rallied for their employer.

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Making College More Affordable

Updated: 12/05/2008 - It is becoming more difficult for some to pay for college. State lawmakers are looking at a way to tackle that problem.

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Ramon Harris Released From Hospital

Updated: 12/04/2008 - According to University of Kentucky officials forward Ramon Harris was released from the UK Chandler Hospital.

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Contractor: Don't Bring Up Donations At Trial

Posted: 12/04/2008 - A lawyer for a road contractor charged in a Kentucky bid-rigging investigation has asked a judge not to allow prosecutors to introduce political contributions as evidence at trial.

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Beshear: Ready To Work With McConnell For Kentucky

Posted: 12/04/2008 - They may be fierce political rivals, but Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday that he and U.S. Senate Minority Floor Leader Mitch McConnell are committed to working together for Kentucky.

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UK Foresees Hiring Freeze, Tuition Hike

Posted: 12/04/2008 - University of Kentucky administrators say the school could face a double-digit tuition increase and drain reserve funds for classroom improvements if forced to cut its budget by 4 percent.

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New Jobless Claims Drop Unexpectedly

Posted: 12/04/2008 - New claims for jobless benefits fell unexpectedly last week but the number of people continuing to claim benefits reached a 26-year high.

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Chemical Spill In Laurel County

Posted: 12/04/2008 - State officials say there is no public safety concern and there are no reports of fish kills.

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Change In Coal Mining Regulation

Posted: 12/03/2008 - The Environmental Protection Agency gives the okay to change regulations that limit the dumping of coal mining waste in rivers and streams.

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Annual Shop With A Cop

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Christmas came early for more than 80 children in the Big Sandy region. Wednesday morning the Pikeville Kentucky State Police Post held its annual Shop With A Cop.

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Harris Injured During Game, Taken To Hospital

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Kentucky forward Ramon Harris is doing well and will stay overnight at the UK Chandler Hospital for observation. Ramon was taken to a hospital after colliding with a teammate during the first half of Kentucky's game against Lamar on Tuesday night.

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No Decision On A Special Judge

Posted: 12/03/2008 - A decision on a special judge to preside over an evidentiary hearing in Floyd County is still in the air after Judge John David Caudill refused to rule on a motion last Wednesday.

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Battling Addiction During The Holidays

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Five people died of a drug overdose in Perry County alone last month ... a third of what the coroner usually sees in a whole year. In the first of a two-part series, we meet a longtime addict determined to stay sober, and find out what you can do to help others struggling during the holidays.

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UAW To Renegotiate Labor Terms, Suspend Jobs Bank

Posted: 12/03/2008 - DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers said Wednesday it is willing to change its contracts with U.S. automakers and accept delayed payments of billions of dollars to a union-run health care trust to do its part to help the struggling companies secure $34 billion in government loans.

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Rescue Squad Gets Help

Updated: 12/03/2008 - They are a local rescue team dedicated to saving lives and now the group used to helping others is getting a little help.

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