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Sherman Neace pleads guilty

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Former Perry County Judge-Executive Sherman Neace pleaded guilty this morning in federal court in a vote-buying case.

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Whitesburg ARH Expanding

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Officials gathered Wednesday Afternoon at Whitesburg ARH for the official groundbreaking.

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KCEOC hosts an open house

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Folks looking for work in one part of the region got some extra help.

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W.Va. teen charged in AEP vandalism probe

Posted: 11/18/2009 - WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) - A Mingo County teenager faces charges in connection with the vandalism of a transformer that left nearly 5,000 customers without electricity for almost 24 hours.

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Ford, Subaru, and Volkswagen win insurance industry picks

Posted: 11/18/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford, Subaru and Volkswagen lead the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, according to a closely watched assessment used by car companies to lure safety-conscious consumers to showrooms.

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Beam Global to close Ohio bottling plant

Posted: 11/18/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Beam Global Spirits & Wine says it plans to close its Cincinnati bottling plant in two years, shedding 184 jobs.

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Army suicides to top 2008, but progress reported

Posted: 11/18/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Soldier suicides this year are almost sure to top last year's grim totals, but a recent decline in the pace of such incidents could mean the Army is starting to make progress in stemming them, officials said Tuesday.

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Virginia Tech to study mine ventilation systems

Posted: 11/18/2009 - BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Researchers at Virginia Tech will study how explosions and other serious accidents affect ventilation systems at underground mines.

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Byrd becomes longest-serving Congress member

Posted: 11/18/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - West Virginia Sen. Robert C. Byrd became the longest-serving lawmaker in congressional history Wednesday, a milestone to be marked with a morning of Senate tributes and a special resolution.

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Police make arrest in Harlan County fires

Posted: 11/18/2009 - Police say a 61-year-old woman is responsible for setting forest fires that threatened homes today in the Watts Creek area of Harlan County.

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Kentucky one of most obese states

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Obesity is one of Kentucky’s primary concerns, according to the report. It increased 148 percent between 1990, when 12.2 percent of the state’s residents were considered obese, and 2009, when 30.2 percent were deemed obese.

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New Mammogram Guidelines

Updated: 11/17/2009 - There are new guidelines out suggesting women do not need to get annual mammograms until they turn 50.

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Nine counties to give immediate bail on minor charges

Posted: 11/17/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some people who get arrested for nonviolent crimes in nine Kentucky counties will be able to post bail immediately instead of going to jail, under an initiative that court officials hope will help slow down the rising cost of locking people up.

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