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Flooding in Letcher County

Posted: 06/18/2009 - A state of emergency is declared in Letcher County after major flash flooding put the town of Fleming-Neon and surrounding areas under water. It all happened in an instant.

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Police arrest 12 in drug roundup

Updated: 06/18/2009 - Officers in one Southeastern Kentucky county took to the streets Thursday morning, arresting at least one dozen people on drug charges.

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Police ID shooting victim

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Police identify the victim of a shooting near Cumberland Falls.

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Crane Closes Highway

Updated: 06/18/2009 - A section of highway seven in Perry County is back open this afternoon after a crane went off the road earlier.

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Senator bars reporter from conference calls

Posted: 06/18/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning has barred The Courier-Journal's political writer from weekly telephone briefings with Kentucky reporters.

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Gambling Bill heads to house

Updated: 06/19/2009 - A bill to expand gambling at Kentucky's racetracks cleared its first hurdle Thursday.

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Dorton Hit by Storms

Updated: 06/18/2009 - Parts of Pike County were pounded hard by Wednesday's storm catching many people off guard.

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Weather woes continue

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Parts of southern and eastern Kentucky are already dealing with flooding, and the threat of more severe weather means people may have to wait yet another day to start the cleanup process.

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Southern Ky. police announce big drug bust

Posted: 06/18/2009 - A woman and under arrest and police searching for her husband after officers discovered thousands of dollars worth of pills in their home.

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Total jobless rolls drop sharply

Posted: 06/18/2009 - The total number of people on the unemployment insurance rolls has dropped for the first time since early January,while first-time claims for benefits rose slightly.

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Flooding in Whitley County

Updated: 07/20/2010 - Flood waters and mudslides blocked roads across Whitley County after more than five inches of rain fell in just a short time.

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Parts of Pike County face flood damage again

Updated: 07/20/2010 - Roads are washed out and homes are damaged again in parts of Pike County. The water was so powerful, it tore one road to pieces, and destroyed water lines in the Dorton area. Emergency officials are afraid this will not be the end of the damage.

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Wayne County man arrested on meth charges

Posted: 06/17/2009 - A Monticello man arrested Tuesday on a warrant for manufacturing meth, is in more trouble after police say they found another meth lab brewing in his home.

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