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Burning Bans In Place

Posted: 09/03/2008 - The fall forest fire season is still a few weeks away, but the hot-dry weather has some forestry officials concerned about potential flare ups.

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Coal Producers Upset with MSHA Fines

Updated: 09/03/2008 - Mine citations are up more than 100 percent this year. Officials with the Mine Safety and Health Administration say they have fined mining operators nearly 100 million dollars since the start of the 2008 fiscal year. Those in the mining industry say some of those fines are not needed.

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Are Modern Necessities Necessary?

Posted: 09/03/2008 - Looking for simple ways to save money? Cut out these six unnecessary necessities from your life and save hundreds each year.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 In Bid-Rigging Case

Posted: 09/03/2008 - A federal grand jury has indicted former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert and contractor Leonard Lawson after a yearlong FBI investigation into alleged bid-rigging on highway construction projects.

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West Virginia Group Honored For Wind Power Proposal

Posted: 09/03/2008 - A proposal to tap a southern West Virginia mountain for its wind rather than its coal has been recognized by a national group that encourages sustainable business practices.

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UK Students Arrested For Rioting

Posted: 09/03/2008 - UK's student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, reports two UK students and the paper's photo adviser were arrested during a riot at the RNC.

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Senate Candidates Accept Debate Invitation

Posted: 09/03/2008 - Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford have accepted an invitation to participate in an old-fashioned debate later this month in northern Kentucky.

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Kentucky Delegate Hopes Palin Influences Energy Policy

Posted: 09/03/2008 - Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is hoping Sarah Palin puts her imprint on national energy policy by persuading John McCain to support drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Republicans Hail McCain, Assail Obama

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Republicans assailed Barack Obama as the most liberal, least experienced White House nominee in history Tuesday night as President Bush led a convention chorus of praise for GOP candidate John McCain. Delegates rallied behind vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin in the face of fresh controversy.

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Insurance Adjuster Assesses Damage At Wood Shop

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The Clay County business burned last week. The shop's owner says he hopes to reopen the business and get his employees back to work as soon as possible.

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Sheriff's Department Is Out Of Money

Updated: 09/03/2008 - Chances are gas prices are taking a toll on your budget and county agencies across eastern Kentucky are no exception. In fact, one sheriff's department has run out of money.

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Shooting Victim Listed In Fair Condition

Posted: 09/02/2008 - State police say 42-year old Michael D. Slone was shot in the chest with a high powered rifle Monday at the Valhalla Trailer Park in Pike County.

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Six Inmates Appear Before A Judge

Updated: 09/02/2008 - Six of the ten Floyd County inmates accused of beating another inmate nearly to death went before a judge this afternoon.

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Local Red Cross Chapters Need Help With Hometown Disasters

Updated: 09/02/2008 - Local chapters do not see any of the money from hurricane relief efforts, which leaves chapters like the Big Sandy Red Cross depending on donations year round for every day emergencies, here at home.

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Officer To Focus On ATV Safety

Updated: 09/03/2008 - Knott County says it's the first of it's kind effort to enforce ATV safety in Kentucky.

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Elk Viewing Grows In Popularity

Updated: 09/03/2008 - Elk viewing is growing in popularity in the mountains ... so much so that three eastern Kentucky state parks are expanding their number of fall and winter tours to keep up with the demand.

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