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Appalachian Scholar Calls For End To Surface Mining

Updated: 04/24/2009 - Controversial remarks in front of a crowd of hundreds spark intense debate in the mountains. Appalachian scholar Ron Eller called for an end to surface mining during a speech at Thursday night's East Kentucky Leadership Awards showcase.

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Appalachian Expert Calls to End Surface Mining

Posted: 04/24/2009 - An expert on Appalachia comes to the heart of coal country and calls for the end of surface mining. UK professor Ron Eller made those comments during the keynote speech at the East Kentucky Leadership Awards Ceremony in Hazard.

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Grand Jury Will Consider Case Against Mother

Posted: 04/23/2009 - A grand jury will consider the case of a Harlan County woman accused of taking her newborn baby out of the hospital against doctor's orders.

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Former Mayor Enters Guilty Plea

Updated: 04/23/2009 - A former eastern Kentucky mayor now heads to the sentencing phase after pleading guilty in a federal vote buying case.

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Autism Awareness - Special Olympics

Updated: 04/23/2009 - Autism affects 1 in 150 people, but it can often leave those with the developmental disability feeling different from everybody else.

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Water System Will Get An Upgrade

Posted: 04/23/2009 - After all of Magoffin County water problems last year, a new water main is coming to Salyersville.

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Fire Departments Receive Grant

Posted: 04/23/2009 - The governor presented a $92,000 check to supply all 25 of Pike County fire departments with mobile data units.

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Attorney Unsure Where Pitino Extortion Case Is Headed

Posted: 04/23/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The attorney for a woman under FBI investigation for an alleged extortion attempt against Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he's never been involved with such an unusual case.

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Pike County Drug Roundup

Updated: 12/09/2009 - Police in Pike County make several arrests during a drug roundup. County officials say they are not backing down when it comes to stopping drug dealers.

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Students Take Learning Outside

Posted: 04/23/2009 - Volunteers from Wal-Mart and the local community are digging, planting, and building their way to an outdoor classroom at Big Creek Elementary in Perry County.

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Help For Kentucky Home Buyers

Posted: 04/23/2009 - First-time home buyers in Kentucky now have a new incentive to make the purchase.

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EKU Student Reports Sexual Assault

Posted: 04/23/2009 - A female student says she was sexually assaulted in her Eastern Kentucky University dorm room and now the college campus is on alert.

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