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State inspectors could decide fate of silt pond

Updated: 06/24/2009 - County officials believe a silt pond should be removed from one Letcher County community so it can no longer threaten to wash away more than one hundred homes. Friday night, officials worried the water inside the pond could break the dam holding it back.

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New director of boys choir

Posted: 06/23/2009 - The new director of a famous eastern Kentucky boys choir has been named.

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New jobs in Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - More than thirty new jobs are coming to Bell County as part of a brand new development, and that could be just the beginning.

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4th judge assigned to Ky. bid-rigging case

Posted: 06/23/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A fourth federal judge has been assigned the case involving bribery and conspiracy charges against road contractor Leonard Lawson and former Kentucky Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert.

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Kentucky's minimum wage rate will increase July 1

Posted: 06/23/2009 - FRANKFORT, KY - (June 23, 2009) - Workers in Kentucky who are currently paid at a minimum wage of $6.55 per hour will see an increase in their paychecks after July 1.

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Ed McMahon Dies At 86

Posted: 06/23/2009 - (CBS) Television personality Ed McMahon, famous for his 30-year stint as Johnny Carson's sidekick on the Tonight Show, died Tuesday, his publicist confirmed to Entertainment Tonight. He was 86.

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Closer to smoking ban in Prestonsburg

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Officials in Prestonsburg are working on an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public buildings, but some are worried that would hurt the city.

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Church Takes Donations for Flood Victims

Updated: 06/23/2009 - More than six weeks after the mother's day weekend flood... a Pike County church continues to take donations for flood victims.

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Economic stimulus money in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 06/22/2009 - Economic stimulus money is making an impact locally at one of the nation's largest natural gas companies. Equitable Resources, or EQT, has used the "Let's Go 2 Work" program to help young Kentuckians find jobs for the summer and possibly for longer.

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UK Basketball reports violations

Posted: 06/22/2009 - University of Kentucky basketball player Darius Miller could possibly face disciplinary measures from the NCAA after he was listed as a participant in an advertisement and on a flier for a basketball camp hosted by Muhlenberg County High School coach Reggie Warford.

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FDA gets tighter controls on tobacco

Updated: 06/23/2009 - With the stroke of a pen today, President Obama gave the FDA something it's never had before - tighter controls over the tobacco industry.

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President Obama, citing his smoking woes, signs tobacco law

Posted: 06/22/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Lamenting his first teenage cigarette, President Barack Obama ruefully admitted on Monday that he's spent his adult life fighting the habit. Then he signed the nation's toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of other teens from getting hooked.

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