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Western Ky. Picnic To Feature Senate Race Foes

Posted: 07/27/2008 - Barbecue and bingo are big draws, but politics are also on the menu at next weekend's Fancy Farm picnic in far western Kentucky. It will be the first showdown between Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce

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Barnhart Optimistic After "Emotional" Year

Posted: 07/27/2008 - University of Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart is pleased with the director of Big Blue's athletic program, even though no Wildcat team won a Southeastern Conference title during the 2007-08 academic year.

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Gunman Opens Fire In Tennessee Church, Two Killed

Updated: 07/28/2008 - A gunman opened fire at a church youth performance Sunday and killed two people, including a man who witnesses called a hero for shielding others from a shotgun blast.

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U.S. Congressman Weighs In On The Energy Crisis

Posted: 07/26/2008 - Congressman Ben Chandler came to Perry County Friday to take a closer look at mountaintop removal sites, underground mines, and the possible environmental issues surrounding the industry.

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Some Relief At The Pump

Updated: 07/26/2008 - After months of soaring gas prices, finally some relief. The national average for a gallon of gasoline has dropped below four dollars a gallon and is well below that in parts of Eastern Kentucky.

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Family Of Man Accused Of Kidnapping Wife Say He Is Innocent

Updated: 07/26/2008 - The family of a Laurel County man charged with kidnapping his wife are coming to his defense. They says he didn't do it, but police have a different story. Family and friends talked to WYMT Saturday as they say they're trying to understand why their brother and friend is in jail.

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Teen

Posted: 07/25/2008 - Family members and friends remember two people involved in a deadly drunk driving crash. 17-year old Brandi Napier died in the crash, but Scotty Henson survived.

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Plea Agreement Reached In Murder Case

Posted: 07/25/2008 - A former Big Sandy Federal Prison inmate charged with the 2006 murder of a fellow prisoner reaches a plea agreement.

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Congressmen Fly Over Mountaintop Mining Sites

Updated: 07/25/2008 - A pair of congressmen took an aerial tour of mountaintop mining sites on Friday before meeting residents of the central Appalachian coalfields.

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UNITE Fugitive Arrested

Posted: 07/25/2008 - A Laurel County man who had evaded apprehension for 18 months was captured this week as a result of tips given to police.

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Man Recovering After Shooting

Updated: 07/26/2008 - It all went down just after nine Friday morning outside the Fisty Post Office in Knott County.

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Charges Filed In Alleged Drug Ring

Posted: 07/25/2008 - Charges have been filed in the case of an alleged drug ring that has been said to have brought in about two hundred thousand pills to Kentucky over several years.

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Bridge Will Receive Repairs

Updated: 07/25/2008 - The house overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide an additional one billion dollars to improve the safety of the nation's bridges.

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Fiscal Court Discusses Ordinance

Updated: 07/25/2008 - Many say that it is an ongoing problem that needs to be fixed. Dilapidated properties in Laurel County were discussed at the Laurel County Fiscal Court Meeting.

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