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Economic Summit Held In Prestonsburg

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Hundreds of business leaders gathered in Floyd County to discuss what they can do to help eastern Kentucky's economy.

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Fire Destroys House

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A fire destroyed a Pike County home and nearly spread to another one Wednesday morning.

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Continued Water Woes

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Nearly four thousand people in Letcher County continue to deal with a non-consumption water advisory after Division of Water officials find petroleum in the Whitesburg water system.

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Governor Announces Energy Efficient Initiatives

Posted: 02/18/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 18, 2009) - Gov. Steve Beshear today announced a couple of energy efficiency initiatives that will further establish Kentucky as a national leader in the "greening" of public buildings.

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Slain Chimp's Owner Now Says it Wasn't on Xanax

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The owner of a 200-pound domesticated chimpanzee that went berserk and mauled a Connecticut woman has changed her story on whether she gave the animal the anti-anxiety drug Xanax.

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Durbin Confirms Ethics Probe into Burris

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Senate's second-ranking Democrat, Dick Durbin, confirms that a preliminary Senate ethics investigation is under way into his fellow Illinois senator, Roland Burris.

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Latest Economic Numbers Bleaker Than Expected

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Federal Reserve has sharply downgraded its projections for the country's economic performance this year, predicting the economy will actually shrink and unemployment will rise higher.

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Vilsack Calls for Stricter Food Labels

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Obama administration is throwing out food labeling rules proposed by the Agriculture Department just before George W. Bush left office.

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Obama Readies Foreclosure Aid

Posted: 02/18/2009 - A day after signing the economic stimulus into law, President Barack Obama is unveiling a plan to tackle the home foreclosure crisis.

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Local Economy Doing Okay, Experts Say

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Experts say the U.S. recession is far from over, but some say eastern Kentucky is not being hit as hard as other areas. Local leaders gathered in Pikeville to let people know exactly how the economy looks across Pike County.

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"I Love Mountain" March & Rally

Posted: 02/17/2009 - Celebrities and folks across the commonwealth gathered at the state's capitol for an environmental march and rally.

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Dental Clinic Featured On 20/20 Gets Nationwide Support

Updated: 02/17/2009 - Kids First Dental Care is a collaboration between local schools and a Barbourville dentist to give students access to free dental treatments. The mobile clinic was featured in ABC's "Children of the Mountains" report on 20/20, and now the team of caregivers is seeing an outpouring of support from around the country.

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