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Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.

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Ky. National Guard Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 11/04/2008 - A Kentucky National Guard soldier was killed in Afghanistan last week when his platoon was attacked by a group of Taliban fighters, military officials said Monday.

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Ky. Polling Places Show Waits As Long As Two Hours

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Voters showed up early hoping to beat an expected rush but waited in long lines that eased to a steady flow of traffic Tuesday on what officials expected to be a record-setting Election Day turnout.

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Gas Prices Drop Below $2.00

Posted: 11/04/2008 - If you saw gas prices at $1.89 a gallon you might do a double take. But after four dollars a gallon not too long ago prices just keep falling here in the Mountains.

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Food Pantry Is Nearly Empty

Updated: 11/03/2008 - Pikeville Homeless Shelter directors say more people are coming for meals, but they cannot afford the higher food prices to feed them all.

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Hunting Accident Is To Blame For Weekend Shooting

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office say 42-year-old Harrison Butcher of West Virginia was squirrel hunting with his uncle Sammy Preece when the shooting happened.

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Thousands Of People Are Without Drinking Water

Updated: 11/03/2008 - With nearly 4,000 people affected, local officials declared a state of emergency for the city of Whitesburg and ordered people not to use the water.

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Auto Sales "Unsustainably Weak; GM's Fall 45%

Posted: 11/03/2008 - General Motors' October U.S. sales plunged 45 percent, and Ford's and Chrysler's weren't far behind, as low consumer confidence and tight credit combined to bring the industry's sales to an "unsustainably weak level" that is the worst in 25 years.

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Money Talks: Ten Dollar Store Duds

Posted: 11/03/2008 - When it comes to saving a buck, your first instinct may be to shop at the closest dollar store. Might be a good idea, but just because something’s a buck doesn’t mean it’s always a the better buy.

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Burning Bans

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The lack of rain around the mountains is leading more eastern Kentucky counties to issue burning bans.

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Election Day Eve in Eastern Kentucky

Posted: 11/03/2008 - With predictions of a record setting voter turnout, election officials say it is important for both poll workers and voters to be prepared.

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Governor Beshear Launches New Children’s Health Insurance Initiative

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Following through on a promise he made in September, Gov. Steve Beshear today launched an initiative to enroll more children in the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP), including a new Web site, easier enrollment, improved efforts to retain children currently enrolled and significant education and outreach efforts.

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Obama, McCain Battle Across Campaign's Closing Day

Posted: 11/03/2008 - The presidential candidates are capping a history-making campaign with a dash from Florida through a half-dozen other crucial states as John McCain tries for an upset over Barack Obama.

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Circuit City Closing 155 Stores

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Circuit City Stores Inc. said Monday it is closing about 20 percent of its U.S. stores - cutting thousands of jobs - in an effort to return the nation's No. 2 consumer electronics retailer to profitability.

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