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Lawmakers: Cigarette Tax Increase In Play

Posted: 01/18/2008 - Given Kentucky's lean budget situation, some lawmakers around the Capitol are considering a plan to raise the cigarette tax rather than face deep slashes in state spending.

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Tractor Recall Issued By CPSC

Posted: 01/17/2008 - Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

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Coal Company Agrees To Settlement

Posted: 01/17/2008 - The country's fourth-largest coal producer, Massey Energy Co., has agreed to a $30 million settlement with the government over allegations that over seven years it routinely polluted hundreds of streams and waterways in West Virginia and Kentucky with sediment-filled waste water and coal slurry.

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Grocery Store Re-Opens After Fire

Posted: 01/17/2008 - Officials with the health department in Breathitt County, the Jackson City Fire Department, and the manager at Slone's Market searched the store for smoke damaged food.

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ATV Trail "In The Works"

Posted: 01/17/2008 - An ATV trail spanning across all of Pike county and connecting to West Virginia ATV trails is in the works.

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"Hit List" Is Found At High School

Updated: 01/18/2008 - State police say they arrested a 15-year-old student after a complaint of a hit list with 11 names on it.

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Two Arrested In Alleged Poisoning Plot

Updated: 01/17/2008 - Two former employees at a McDonald's restaurant in northeastern Kentucky are facing charges alleging that one of them tried to poison the other's spouse.

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Kentucky Representative To Help Lower Heating Bills

Posted: 01/17/2008 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will add $2 million in funding to help more Kentucky low-income individuals meet home energy costs.

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Massey Agrees To $30M Settlement In Pollution Complaint

Updated: 01/17/2008 - Massey Energy has agreed to a 30 million-dollar settlement with the government over allegations that it routinely polluted hundreds of streams and waterways in West Virginia and Kentucky

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FDA: Cold Medicine Too Risky For Tots

Updated: 01/17/2008 - Parents should not give sniffling babies and toddlers over-the-counter cough and cold medicines - they're too risky for tots so small, the U.S. government will declare Thursday.

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