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Lexington Herald-Leader Cuts Among Many in Country

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The Lexington Herald-Leader announced it will lay off 49 full-time employees and 4 part-time employees. They join the long list of media outlets across the nation cutting back on staff members.

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Detention Hearing Held For Retired Judge

Updated: 03/23/2009 - LONDON, Ky. (AP) - A federal prosecutor and a defense attorney spent more than two hours arguing whether a longtime judge charged in an alleged eastern Kentucky vote-rigging scheme should remain jailed.

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Free Dental Clinic Serves Dual Purpose

Updated: 03/23/2009 - The volunteers here travelled from as far as Michigan, Minnesota and Florida to be a part of this three-day free dental clinic.

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Administration Unveils New Bank Rescue Effort

Posted: 03/23/2009 - The Obama administration says it hopes a new bank rescue initiative will generate $500 billion in purchasing power to buy up toxic assets and get them off the books of the nation's banks.

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Body Found In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Middlesboro Police are investigating the death of an unidentified man found in a canal.

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Ky. Lawmakers Looking To Close Out 2009 Session

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Michigan resident Debbie Moskwa has tried for two years to get Kentucky's law changed to toughen penalties against drunken drivers who end up killing people.

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Shooting Injures Juvenile In Bell County

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A Middlesboro High School Student is in critical condition at a Tennessee hospital after she was shot in the chest Sunday at her grandmother's house.

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Gillispie: "I love it here"

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Embattled Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie said on Sunday he wants to remain as the Wildcats' head man. Gillispie made the comments during an afternoon press conference to discuss UK's next opponent in the NIT, Creighton.

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White Castle Wedding

Updated: 03/22/2009 - For one couple, it was a fairy tale wedding, castle and all, but it also included a side of burgers and fries.

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Appalachian author Billy C. Clark buried

Posted: 03/20/2009 - CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Appalachian author Billy C. Clark, who wrote about Kentucky's Big Sandy River region, has been buried in his hometown of Catlettsburg.

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Maricle Awaits Detention Hearing

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Seven of the eight people arrested in Clay County in an alleged vote buying scheme are out of jail. But former circuit judge Cletus Maricle will stay behind bars until at least Monday, when another hearing is scheduled.

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Shelby Valley High School Coach Jason Booher

Updated: 03/21/2009 - Elliott County defeated Shelby Valley and ended their season in the quarterfinals of the Boys Sweet 16. Shelby Valley had a great season, winning 24 straight games including the All A championship.

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Crude Oil Spill

Posted: 03/20/2009 - The EPA is cleaning up a crude oil spill in a Magoffin County community.

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30 Year Sentence Handed Down To Man

Posted: 03/20/2009 - An eastern Kentucky man is sentenced to 30 years in prison after a crash kills a pregnant woman and her unborn child.

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Post Office Offering Early Out, Cutting Managers

Posted: 03/20/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Battered by the economy, the post office is offering early retirement to 150,000 workers, cutting management and closing offices, the agency said Friday.

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Indicted Officials Make Court Appearance

Updated: 03/20/2009 - An eastern Kentucky school superintendent and county clerk have entered not guilty pleas in federal court a day after being indicted in an alleged election rigging scheme. Attorneys for Clay County school superintendent Douglas C. Adams and Clay County Clerk Freddy Thompson entered not guilty pleas Friday in U.S. District Court.

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Former AIG Head Denies He Started Exec Bonuses

Posted: 03/20/2009 - The former head of insurance giant AIG is asserting that the company under his leadership did not have the type of executive bonus system that has come under harsh criticism across the country.

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Community Reacts to Clay County Arrests

Posted: 03/19/2009 - Eight people are arrested including elected officials accused of using their office to commit a crime. Federal agents took the group away in handcuffs in Clay County. From the county clerk to the superintendent and even a long-time circuit judge.

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