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Thousands rally in support of coal industry

Updated: 08/02/2009 - It's a bill aimed to reduce emissions and improve the environment, but many people in eastern Kentucky say the proposed Cap and Trade bill would devastate the commonwealth. On Saturday, thousands rallied together in Knott County to have their message heard.

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Body of missing 13-year-old found in creek

Updated: 08/04/2009 - After searching for two days, nearly around the clock, crews Monday found the body of a 13-year-old boy who fell off a Scott County dam.

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Man killed at busy drive-in

Updated: 08/01/2009 - One man is dead and another is behind bars after a shooting at a busy hang out in Corbin.

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Schools ready to deal with H1N1 threat

Updated: 10/06/2009 - With H1N1, or the Swine Flu, looming, school officials are taking notice. Several Eastern Kentucky counties, including Knox County, now have confirmed cases of the illness, and officials expect a second wave to come in the fall.

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Rogers announces funding for drug interdiction and eradication

Posted: 07/31/2009 - U.S. Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that the House of Representatives has approved $17.85 million for a variety of drug interdiction and eradication programs that benefit southern and eastern Kentucky.

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Man pleads guilty in murder case

Posted: 07/31/2009 - He was found murdered in an elementary school parking lot on Christmas Eve, nearly five years ago. His family says they finally have justice, after their loved one's killer pleaded guilty.

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Hazard: smokers or non-smokers?

Updated: 02/08/2010 - Several cities throughout Kentucky have, or are trying to enact, smoking bans. A recent newspaper editorial has some people wondering if their town will be next. Several people in the city of Hazard have mixed feelings about the issue.

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One man shot, another stabbed after argument

Updated: 08/01/2009 - Family members say a shooting Leslie County was in self defense. Police say one man was stabbed and another shot outside a flea market in the Rockhouse community.

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Obama picks former Kentucky congresswoman for CPSC

Posted: 07/31/2009 - The White House says President Barack Obama will nominate former Republican Representative Anne Northup of Kentucky to a seat on the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Man facing drug charges

Posted: 07/31/2009 - A Southern Kentucky man is charged with selling drugs at a Laurel County gas station.

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Sen. Dodd has prostate cancer, will have surgery

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd said Friday that he has been diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer and will have surgery in early August, but the prognosis is good and the illness will not affect his plans to seek a sixth term next year.

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House approves $2B more for 'cash for clunkers'

Posted: 07/31/2009 - It looks like people will still have a chance to trade in their old car for a fuel-efficient new car -- and get up to $4,500 from the federal government from doing so.

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Updated: 07/31/2009 - Operation UNITE wrapped up its week long camp today for kids from all around the region.

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First Kentucky school for autism opens

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Doctors say it is becoming an epidemic. One in every 150 children is born with autism. And before today, people in the mountains had to travel more than five hours for specialized care. Thursday, Kentucky's first autism center opened in Prestonsburg.

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Mining permit refunds for several EKY counties

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Governor Steve Beshear announced today that fiscal courts in 34 counties will receive refunds totaling $616,808.33 from mining permit and acreage fees.

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