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Congressman Proposes No Tax Holiday

Updated: 12/05/2008 - No personal income or social security tax for the first two months of 2009 - That's what one congressman is proposing.

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Lumberyard Is Closing

Posted: 12/05/2008 - A Leslie County lumberyard is closing its doors after more than three decades in business.

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Mountain Harvest Food Drive

Updated: 12/05/2008 - WYMT's Mountain Harvest Food Drive in partnership with community action agencies across the region is helping families in need this holiday season.

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Jail Employee Is Behind Bars

Posted: 12/05/2008 - Whitley County Jailer Ken Mobley says Brittany Lynch was arrested earlier this week and charged with four counts of unlawful taking.

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Business Is Expanding

Posted: 12/05/2008 - While some business are cutting back, officials with one medical facility say they are expanding their services and bringing in new jobs.

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President Bush, Hill leaders: Job Losses Argue For Auto Help

Posted: 12/05/2008 - President George W. Bush and congressional leaders seized on the latest grim unemployment data Friday to try to fire up lukewarm support on Capitol Hill for bailing out U.S. automakers. But they clashed anew over terms of the rescue plan and the source of any aid.

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Holiday Mail For Heroes

Posted: 12/05/2008 - Kentucky residents can send warm thoughts and holiday cheer this upcoming holiday season to our troops abroad through the Holiday Mail for Heroes campaign sponsored by the American Red Cross.

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Some Bailout Holdings Down $9 Billion

Posted: 12/05/2008 - Stock intended to eventually earn taxpayers a profit as part of the Bush administration's massive bank bailout has lost a third of its value - about $9 billion - in barely one month, according to an Associated Press analysis.

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Bush: Any Aid to Automakers Must Be Paid Back

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Using the word "recession" for the first time to describe the U.S. economy, President George W. Bush demanded that Congress adopt his approach to an auto bailout and require car companies to pay back any federal aid.

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O.J. Simpson To Serve At Least Six Years

Updated: 12/05/2008 - O.J. Simpson has apologized to the judge at his sentencing hearing and says he didn't mean to steal from anybody when he tried to retrieve memorabilia.

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Auto Bailout Could Be Tied to Government Run Overhaul

Posted: 12/05/2008 - The government would order a major restructuring of Detroit's struggling Big Three auto companies in exchange for a multibillion-dollar bailout under a plan circulating in Congress.

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Mayoral Election Lawsuit Back in Supreme Court

Posted: 12/05/2008 - A civil case that will decide who should be mayor of Tompkinsville has been referred back to the Kentucky Supreme Court for a ruling after both candidates requested a rehearing.

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Jail Employee Arrested on Theft Charges

Updated: 12/05/2008 - A Whitley County jail employee is sitting behind bars on charges that she stole from the detention center where she worked.

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Perry County Man Busted for Drug Trafficking

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Perry County leads the region when it comes to drug tips received on Operation UNITE's tip line. Officials say some of those tips paid off this week.

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Man Accused Of Murder Appeared In Court

Updated: 12/05/2008 - A man charged with murder in connection with an accident that killed his 16-year-old cousin was back in court Thursday.

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Coal & Lumber In One County Is Booming

Updated: 12/05/2008 - While many corporations are cutting back, leaders at one local company says business is booming and they need more employees to meet the demand.

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Counties Eligible For Federal Loans

Posted: 12/04/2008 - The U.S. Small Business Administration says small businesses, agricultural cooperatives and most nonprofits in Mingo and Wayne counties are eligible for federal disaster loans.

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Automakers Face Skeptical Senators On Aid Plan

Posted: 12/04/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. automakers drew fresh skepticism from lawmakers Thursday in a rocky confrontation over their pleas for an expanded $34 billion rescue package they say they need to survive. Congressional analysts said one bailout plan under consideration would fall short of what the carmakers want.

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Christmas In Recovery - Addict Finds Hope In Volunteering

Updated: 12/05/2008 - Wednesday we introduced you to a man who knows firsthand the danger of drug overdoses during the holidays. In the second part of our series, we show you how recovering addicts at Westcare, in Pike County, are helping each other survive the Christmas season.

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Ford Workers Rally For Automaker Aid

Posted: 12/04/2008 - As the heads of the Big Three auto makers appeared before Congress to ask for financial help, Ford employees in Louisville rallied for their employer.

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