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Police patrolling Labor Day travel

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Many people are hitting the roads as they enjoy their Labor Day weekend. AAA predicts nearly 40 million people across the country will drive at least 50 miles away from home during the holiday weekend.

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Local college prepares for flu season and threat of H1N1

Updated: 10/06/2009 - The Centers for Disease Control says the number of H1N1 cases is growing and it's deadly, especially among young people. This year H1N1 has killed about 500 people, 36 of them under the age of 18. Officials at one local college say they have plans in place to keep students healthy and safe.

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Practice at issue in football player death trial

Posted: 09/03/2009 - Former coach David Jason Stinson put winning ahead of safety, a prosecutor said as trial opened for the Kentucky coach charged in a player's death following football practice, but Stinson's defense said the practice wasn't unusually hard.

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Commissioner: Offer students alternative to Obama speech

Posted: 09/03/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The head of Kentucky's public schools says if President Barack Obama's address to the nation's schoolchildren is shown next week, schools should have alternative activities available.

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101st Airborne Division to deploy to Afghanistan

Posted: 09/03/2009 - FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell says the 101st command will go back to Afghanistan starting in May and June.

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Tear gas grenade found in neighborhood

Updated: 09/04/2009 - Things are back to normal in Richmond after a tear gas grenade caused quite a stir. An excavation crew found the grenade in a vacant lot on Douglas Court.

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Kentucky reports first H1N1 death

Updated: 10/06/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear assured Kentuckians that officials are ready to handle a possible swine flu outbreak despite an announcement Thursday that the state had reported its first death from the virus.

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Big Sandy region is recycling

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The Big Sandy Recycling Program is expanding thanks to $165,000 from the government.

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Update on Kentucky Stimulus Money

Updated: 09/03/2009 - September 5 marks the 200th day since President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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School closes due to illness

Updated: 09/03/2009 - Another Eastern Kentucky school closes due to an unknown illness affecting one student. Knott County school officials told parents of children attending Cordia School to keep them home as a precaution.

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Seasonal flu shots available early

Updated: 10/06/2009 - As state officials prepare for a possible H1N1 pandemic, health officials are urging people to not forget about another illness ... the seasonal flu.

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