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"Thunder" Big But Diminished By Economy

Posted: 04/20/2009 - ...More than 700,000 people came out for Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, said producer Wayne Hettinger, short of the estimated record crowd of 800,000 in 1997.

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Hillbilly Days Boosts Local Economy

Posted: 04/19/2009 - The 33rd Annual Hillbilly Days festival just wrapped up Saturday in Pike County. The event draws visitors from all over the country.

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Florida Fugitives Charged With Murder

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Two escaped jail inmates were charged with murder during an emergency hearing hours after they were captured as part of a dayslong manhunt spanning several states, authorities said Sunday.

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Plane Splits Florida Home In Half; Pilot Dies

Posted: 04/17/2009 - A small plane sputtered and dove into a house shortly after taking off from a local airport Friday morning, slicing the home down the middle into two charred pieces. The pilot was killed.

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Pirate Hostage Captain Returns Home

Posted: 04/17/2009 - The ship captain rescued by Navy snipers from the clutches of Somali pirates said upon his triumphant arrival back in his home state Friday that he was just an ordinary seaman doing his job and he's not a hero - the military is.

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Sentencing Scheduled

Posted: 04/17/2009 - A Johnson County man could spend ten years behind bars for his role in a deadly shooting.

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Active Meth Lab Found In Home With Children

Posted: 04/17/2009 - Law enforcement officers investigating the possible manufacturing of methamphetamine found three young children sleeping next to a room where an active lab was located on Wednesday.

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School Receives Large Grant

Posted: 04/16/2009 - An allied health program in southern Kentucky receives the largest grant in school history.

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Groundbreaking For New Bridge

Posted: 04/17/2009 - The demolition of a condemned bridge in Harlan County begins a more than $31,000,000 project to make the city of Cumberland flood proof.

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Big Sandy Guard Indicted

Posted: 04/16/2009 - INEZ, Ky. (AP) - A federal grand jury has indicted a former guard at the United States Penitentiary Big Sandy on several charges, including violating an inmate's civil rights.

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First Cornea Transplant In Eastern Kentucky

Posted: 04/16/2009 - It's a first of its kind procedure for our region. A Leslie County woman can now see again thanks to a corneal transplant performed at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Hospital.

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Woman Says Sister "Needs Help"

Updated: 04/16/2009 - Daniell Wallen says her sister, Maura, needs to be taught a lesson for leaving her 2 young children home alone while police say she went shopping for drug ingredients.

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Learn How To Get "Flushed"

Updated: 04/16/2009 - A group of volunteers from Letcher County is fighting to find a cure for cancer one flush at a time.

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Parents & Teachers Work Together For Autism Education

Posted: 04/16/2009 - With 1 in 150 children diagnosed with autism each year in the U.S. teachers in our region say they're having to adjust to the different type of learning curve in their classes.

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Three Men Are Sentenced In Federal Court

Posted: 04/16/2009 - Three Harlan County men are sentenced in federal court, after they admit to stopping the main fan inside a mine for more than six hours.

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