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Soldier Returns Home

Posted: 10/19/2008 - One Eastern Kentucky family was all smiles Sunday as they welcomed their soldier home from war.

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Knott County Man Still Missing

Updated: 10/20/2008 - There is still no sign of 38 year-old Roger Eugene Sandlin. The Knott County man who police say escaped from the ARH Pyschiatric center in Hazard one week ago.

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National Teen Driver Safety Week

Updated: 10/20/2008 - National Teen Driver Safety Week began Sunday and state highway officials are kicking off a "Ride Like A Friend" campaign to urge safer behavior for young drivers.

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Couple Found Burned In Van

Updated: 10/20/2008 - In Jackson County, firefighters discovered two bodies inside a burned out van Sunday morning.

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Kentucky's Public Pension System

Posted: 10/18/2008 - A study shows Kentucky's public pension system has lost up to 5 billion dollars over the last 10 years, from exposing too much of the money to the U.S. stock market.

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Couple Indicted On Abuse Charges

Posted: 10/18/2008 - A mother and father are accused of waiting three days before taking their infant son to the hospital for a broken leg.

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Locals React to Brennan Center Report

Updated: 10/18/2008 - Perry County Clerk Haven King says he agrees voter turnout will be higher than normal but he disagrees with the Brennan Center Report that Kentucky is not prepared for the election.

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Home Fire Safety

Updated: 10/18/2008 - Firefighters say they have a big increase in runs during the winter months, due to chimney fires and fires started by electric heaters.

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Police: 3 Deaths In Ky. House Fire Ruled Homicides

Updated: 10/18/2008 - The deaths of two teenage girls and their younger brother, discovered after authorities responded to a house fire in rural Kentucky, were homicides, police said Friday.

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Study: Kentucky Pension Plans Missed Out On $5B

Updated: 10/18/2008 - By relying too heavily on U.S. stocks, Kentucky's public pension systems have lost an estimated $5 billion over the last 10 years, according to a study by a Missouri consulting firm.

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Rule Advances To Ease Mining Waste Dumping

Posted: 10/17/2008 - The Interior Department has advanced a proposal that would ease restrictions on dumping mountaintop mining waste near rivers and streams, modifying protections that have been in place - though often circumvented by mining companies - for a quarter-century.

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Teens Working To Get Experience

Updated: 10/17/2008 - The direction the economy is moving has many business owners tightening their belts, making it even tougher for unexperienced teens to find jobs.

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MSHA Releasing New Training Materials

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Officials with the Mine Safety and Health Administration say mines across the country will soon receive new training materials, designed to increase awareness about dangers on the job.

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Money Talks: True Cost of Home Improvement

Posted: 10/17/2008 - When it comes to home improvement, some people are so handy, they’d never think of hiring of a pro. Others are all thumbs, so they always call for help. The rest of us fall somewhere in between. But how do you decide when a contractor is the way to go?

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Massey Rehires 51 UMW Miners

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Coal producer Massey Energy Co. has rehired 51 union miners who lost jobs at a West Virginia mine in 2004.

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Grandfather Pleads Not Guilty

Updated: 10/17/2008 - A grandfather accused of leaving two children alone at a London Hotel plead not guilty Friday morning.

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Clay County Man Charged With Bootlegging

Posted: 10/17/2008 - On Thursday evening, Kentucky State Police and officials from Manchester Police Department conducted an investigation into possible bootlegging at the Moose Club on Kentucky 11 near Manchester.

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State Budget Director To Retire

Posted: 10/17/2008 - State Budget Director Mary Lassiter plans to retire after crunching numbers in Kentucky's Capitol for the past 24 years.

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