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DEP Lifts Water Advisory For Letcher County

Posted: 02/25/2009 - The Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) has lifted the drinking water consumer advisory issued Feb. 16 for Letcher County following laboratory analysis of water samples taken Monday at the Whitesburg drinking water treatment plant and in the Whitesburg and Letcher County distribution systems.

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Teen Facing Robbery Charges

Posted: 02/25/2009 - A teenager is arrested accused of robbing a Southern Kentucky grocery store at gunpoint.

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Beshear: Kentucky's Share Of Stimulus $3.2 Billion

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear unveiled the “Kentucky at Work” initiative – the details of an estimated $3 billion in stimulus funding from the federal government that will be invested in Kentucky over the next 28 months.

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Drug Operation Shut Down

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Officials in one county say they are working hard to stop drug trafficking operations that are run through businesses.

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Iran Says it Now Runs More Than 6,000 Centrifuges

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Iran's nuclear chief says the country has increased the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 6,000, the latest show of defiance to U.N. demands it halt the enrichment program.

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Auditor: Airport Spending Wasteful & Arrogant

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Calling managers wasteful and arrogant, State Auditor Crit Luallen released her report Wednesday on spending practices at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport. She says $500,000 was blown in just three years.

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Civil Complaint Filed Against Letcher County Oil Company

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The water concerns in Letcher County lead one man to file a civil complaint against Childers Oil, the company the state says is responsible for the petroleum spill that made the water unusable. Meanwhile, county officials are doing all they can to make sure something like this does not happen again.

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Mine Safety Bill

Posted: 02/24/2009 - A new mine safety bill is drawing opposition from some who say it will only make the mines more dangerous.

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State Park Has New Manager

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Stephen Eastin has been named the manager at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer announced.

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School Systems Cancel Spring Break

Posted: 02/25/2009 - After several eastern Kentucky school districts missed more than 20 days during the ice and wind storms, now some school boards are officially canceling spring break to help make-up the days.

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Assault Sends Three To The Hospital

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Kentucky State Police investigators say 20-year-old Justin Collins was shot in the leg and Tommy Collins was stabbed in the stomach.

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