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Michigan murder suspect facing more charges

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A Michigan murder suspect caught in Pikeville is facing more charges. Thursday afternoon, Pikeville police charged David Metzoian with being a fugitive from justice.

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Woman dies in violent wreck

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A woman has died after a violent wreck in front of Nancy Elementary School in Pulaski County. A witness who saw the crash describes a horrifying scene.

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Petition sparks controversy

Updated: 07/30/2009 - A recent New York Times editorial against current coal fired power plants sparked a national online petition asking people to quote, "stand-up to the coal industry and stop coal plants." The petition's sponsor, says coal fired plants are hurting the Clean Air Act.

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GOP Senate candidate off to early fundraising lead

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Republican Jack Ditty has jumped out to an early fundraising lead in the race to fill a legislative seat left empty when former Sen. Charlie Borders resigned to take a position with the Public Service Commission.

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Congressman Rogers brings more funding to mountains

Posted: 07/29/2009 - U.S. Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced that the House of Representatives recently approved federal funding for southern and eastern Kentucky's educational initiative "Forward in the Fifth."

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Temporary injunction issued in bid rigging case

Posted: 07/29/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A judge issued a temporary injunction Wednesday to halt the release of statements a prominent Kentucky road builder made to investigators years ago.

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Federal grant helps local police departments

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Local police departments across the country are getting some financial help from the federal government. Several of them are here in the mountains. In Harlan County, the Cumberland and Benham Departments are receiving support.

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Pike County man appears in court

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A Pike County man charged in the death of a Cabell County, West Virginia man, pleads guilty to a lesser charge.

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Miner in fatal accident identified

Posted: 07/29/2009 - We now know the name of a miner killed when his truck went into a sediment pond in nearby West Virginia.

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Ky. judge halts release of public records

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A judge has issued a temporary injunction to halt the release of statements a prominent Kentucky road builder made to investigators years ago.

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Obama health meeting draws Appalachian protesters

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A crowd of more than 200 protesters opposed to President Obama's health care overhaul have gathered outside a Kroger supermarket in Bristol, Va., awaiting the president's arrival for a town hall meeting.

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