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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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Oil Prices Plunge As Gustav Dissipates

Posted: 09/02/2008 - President Bush says that while it's too early to assess how much damage Hurricane Gustav caused to U.S. oil infrastructure off the Gulf Coast, the storm should prompt Congress to OK more domestic oil production.

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Betting On The Elections?

Posted: 09/02/2008 - As Campaign 2008 approaches the finish line, we're all looking for signs that we're backing the right horse. Which is why polling organizations exist: these guys handicap the election by asking people how they're going to vote.

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Kentucky Power Crews Head South

Updated: 09/02/2008 - Kentucky crews with American Electric Power geared up for disaster relief Tuesday, as they headed south to areas affected by Hurricane Gustav. The storm left hundreds of thousands of people without electricity.

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From The Republican Convention Floor With Mike Duncan

Updated: 09/05/2008 - The Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Mike Duncan, is blogging exclusively for WYMT from the convention floor. Mr. Ducan will share his insights and observations throughout the week.

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Palin Announces Daughter Pregnant

Posted: 09/02/2008 - The Republican National Convention is underway and John McCain's vice president pick is the center of attention across the country.

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Bell County Man Dies In ATV Crash

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Kentucky State Police in London say they responded to the call in the Frakes community just before 8pm Monday night.

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Union College Welcomes Largest Class In 21 Years

Posted: 09/02/2008 - More than 325 new students were welcomed to Union College in August, marking a record-setting year in enrollment. It is the largest freshman class in 21 years.

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Judge Dismisses Challenge To Deer, Elk Ban

Posted: 09/02/2008 - A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to Kentucky's ban on transporting deer and elk into the state saying the lawsuit was premature because a state court has already struck down the law.

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Bridge Along Highway 15 Closed For Repairs

Posted: 09/02/2008 - State highway officials say the old Kentucky 15 bridge near Vancleve in Breathitt County will be closed from four to six weeks starting Tuesday.

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Republican National Convention Scaled Back

Updated: 09/01/2008 - The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday and while the attention of the GOP turns to the nomination process, there is also concern about the effects Gustav is having on the Gulf Coast.

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Dentist Killed In Crash

Updated: 09/02/2008 - The vehicle was found over an embankment on Highway 1110 in the Haddix community of Breathitt County.

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Boating Deaths To Date Are Lowest In Five Years

Updated: 09/02/2008 - Right now boating deaths are at the lowest level they've been in five years. Officials for the Department of Fish and Wildlife say education and intensive patrolling is helping. At this point in the year, five people have died from boat accidents and police officers say that's still five too many. That's why they've stepped up patrolling, especially around the holidays.

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