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Contractor: Don't Bring Up Donations At Trial

Posted: 12/04/2008 - A lawyer for a road contractor charged in a Kentucky bid-rigging investigation has asked a judge not to allow prosecutors to introduce political contributions as evidence at trial.

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Beshear: Ready To Work With McConnell For Kentucky

Posted: 12/04/2008 - They may be fierce political rivals, but Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday that he and U.S. Senate Minority Floor Leader Mitch McConnell are committed to working together for Kentucky.

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UK Foresees Hiring Freeze, Tuition Hike

Posted: 12/04/2008 - University of Kentucky administrators say the school could face a double-digit tuition increase and drain reserve funds for classroom improvements if forced to cut its budget by 4 percent.

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New Jobless Claims Drop Unexpectedly

Posted: 12/04/2008 - New claims for jobless benefits fell unexpectedly last week but the number of people continuing to claim benefits reached a 26-year high.

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Chemical Spill In Laurel County

Posted: 12/04/2008 - State officials say there is no public safety concern and there are no reports of fish kills.

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Change In Coal Mining Regulation

Posted: 12/03/2008 - The Environmental Protection Agency gives the okay to change regulations that limit the dumping of coal mining waste in rivers and streams.

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Annual Shop With A Cop

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Christmas came early for more than 80 children in the Big Sandy region. Wednesday morning the Pikeville Kentucky State Police Post held its annual Shop With A Cop.

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Harris Injured During Game, Taken To Hospital

Updated: 12/04/2008 - Kentucky forward Ramon Harris is doing well and will stay overnight at the UK Chandler Hospital for observation. Ramon was taken to a hospital after colliding with a teammate during the first half of Kentucky's game against Lamar on Tuesday night.

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No Decision On A Special Judge

Posted: 12/03/2008 - A decision on a special judge to preside over an evidentiary hearing in Floyd County is still in the air after Judge John David Caudill refused to rule on a motion last Wednesday.

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Battling Addiction During The Holidays

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Five people died of a drug overdose in Perry County alone last month ... a third of what the coroner usually sees in a whole year. In the first of a two-part series, we meet a longtime addict determined to stay sober, and find out what you can do to help others struggling during the holidays.

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UAW To Renegotiate Labor Terms, Suspend Jobs Bank

Posted: 12/03/2008 - DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers said Wednesday it is willing to change its contracts with U.S. automakers and accept delayed payments of billions of dollars to a union-run health care trust to do its part to help the struggling companies secure $34 billion in government loans.

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Rescue Squad Gets Help

Updated: 12/03/2008 - They are a local rescue team dedicated to saving lives and now the group used to helping others is getting a little help.

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Heating Assistance

Updated: 12/03/2008 - Many people are struggling to keep the heat on.

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Christmas Tree Safety

Updated: 12/03/2008 - If you do not take care of them fire officials say your Christmas tree can go up in flames and ruin the holiday season in an instant.

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Eastern Kentucky Legislators Hold Forum

Updated: 12/03/2008 - State leaders say the struggling economy means some painful decisions are possible when the general assembly meets again early next year.

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EPA Backs Rule Easing Mining Waste Disposal

Posted: 12/02/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency, rejecting pleas from state governors and environmental groups, signed off Tuesday on making it easier to dump mountaintop mining waste near rivers and streams.

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