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President Obama Touts Plan For Cleaner & More Efficient Cars

Posted: 05/19/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is asking consumers to put their money - up to $1,300 per new vehicle by 2016 - behind his plan for higher efficiency standards for cars and trucks and tougher rules on their greenhouse gas emissions.

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God's Pantry Helps Flood Victims

Updated: 07/20/2010 - Their kitchen pantries may be gone, but a Kentucky food bank is on a mission to make sure flood victims are well-fed.

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Body Found Inside Burning Car

Updated: 05/19/2009 - A body is found inside a burning car early Tuesday morning in Johnson County. Police are investigating the scene near the Offut community, several miles off highway 2040.

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Sources: John Wall to pick UK

Posted: 05/19/2009 - According to various Internet reports and SLAM Magazine, point guard John Wall will sign a national Letter of Intent with Kentucky.

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East Kentucky flood relief telethon

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Many of you have called our Newsroom asking how you can help. That’s what makes Eastern Kentucky so special. In times like this, no one is a stranger. We are all family. And here in the mountains, family takes care of family. That’s why WYMT is teaming up with the American Red Cross and God’s Pantry Food Bank.

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John Wall Chooses Kentucky?

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Slam Magazine reports on its web site that John Wall has committed to the University of Kentucky.

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New info in Clay Co. vote buying scheme

Updated: 05/19/2009 - As the investigation into an alleged vote buying scheme involving several Clay County officials continues, new information is coming out that could implicate more people. Many in Manchester say they are ready to put this chapter behind them and move on to a brighter future.

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$65,500 grant for Operation UNITE Service Corps

Updated: 05/19/2009 - WASHINGTON, DC.—U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced that Operation UNITE’s Service Corps has received a $65,500 grant from the Corporation for National Community Service to fund 5 new AmeriCorps member positions throughout Appalachian Kentucky.

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Two people in Bell Co. murder case appear in court

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Police say Lora Amburgey and Joshua Parsons tied up 70-year-old Paul Slusher in his home in January, and then robbed him before throwing him off a bridge into the Cumberland River.

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Pike Co. inmate back behind bars

Updated: 12/09/2009 - Police say 26 year old Billy Roark got away from a detail with the Pike County Detention Center.

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Rebuilding from flood could take months

Updated: 07/20/2010 - People who lost their homes in another hard hit Pike County community, Johns Creek, say clean-up and rebuilding will take months or longer.

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Post Office has cut 25,000 jobs this year

Updated: 05/19/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service has cut its staff by 25,000 this year as it struggles to reduce massive deficits, Postmaster General John Potter said Monday.

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Economists consider Kentucky's financial outlook

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A prediction by Gov. Steve Beshear's administration that Kentucky may be facing a $1 billion budget shortfall "seems plausible," the head of a panel of state economic forecasters said.

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Changes coming to Paintsville

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Officials with one Eastern Kentucky city say they are making progress when it comes to revitalizing their city.

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Students injured in school bus crash

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Three people, including two students, were taken to hospitals after a car hit a school bus in Pulaski County on Monday afternoon.

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Fiery crash shuts down I-75

Updated: 05/19/2009 - One person is dead after a crash on I-75 in Whitley County. We're told a semi truck, heading north, crossed the median and slammed into another semi truck in the southbound lanes.

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Lost Hikers Rescued From Red River Gorge

Posted: 05/18/2009 - Crews located the two men atop a cliff in the Serenity Falls area, then spent a little more than an hour trying to get to them.

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