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Mine accident in Letcher County

Updated: 12/17/2009 - A mining accident in Letcher County leaves one man dead. It happened at a mine right off of Highway 931 just outside of Whitesburg late Wednesday night.

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Teen recovers from burns

Posted: 12/16/2009 - A teenager is recovering from severe burns after an accident involving an ATV.

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Authorities: Man dies in Kentucky cave

Posted: 12/16/2009 - TATEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Officials say a man who had been exploring a southeastern Kentucky cave fell into a deep pit and died.

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Union Members on Strike

Posted: 12/16/2009 - The strike continues at Truseal Technologies in Barbourville.

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Child abuse cases are increasing

Updated: 12/16/2009 - Child abuse cases are increasing in some parts of eastern Kentucky and more children are being taken from their homes.

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Kentucky PSC Commissioner named to national panel

Posted: 12/16/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2009) - Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) Commissioner Charles R. Borders has been named to the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) panel on clean coal technology.

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Governor Beshear issues texting ban in all state vehicles

Posted: 12/16/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2009) -With families preparing to hit the road for the holidays, Governor Steve Beshear joined Acting Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock today to announce an innovative step toward ensuring the safety of Kentucky drivers.

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Fall forest fire hazard season ends

Posted: 12/16/2009 - FRANKFORT, KY (Dec. 16, 2009)--The fall forest fire hazard season officially ended Dec. 15, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning.

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Three men are indicted

Posted: 12/16/2009 - Three men accused of vandalizing Evarts High School are indicted by a Harlan County Grand Jury.

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Report: Kim Jong Il in poor health

Posted: 12/16/2009 - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is reportedly suffering from chronic laryngitis -- and can't work without resting every other day.

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Deficit spending goes to vote in House Wednesday

Posted: 12/16/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans are sharpening their disagreements over deficit spending as the House plans votes on the issue later today.

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State Auditor releases 2007, 2008 audits of Perry County Clerk Haven King

Updated: 12/16/2009 - State Auditor Crit Luallen today released the 2007 and 2008 audits of Perry County Clerk Haven King, which found funds from the clerk’s official fee account were used for personally imprinted items, unapproved Board of Election payments, duplicate employee payments, charitable contributions and an employee dinner.

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