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Construction Is Set To Resume At Hospital

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Officials with the Saint Joseph Health System say work will start back up at the site of the new Saint Joseph London within a couple of weeks.

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Anniversary Of Deputy's Death

Posted: 01/09/2009 - It will be one year since Bell County Deputy Sean Pursifull and his K-9 King were both killed in a crash.

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Deadly Accident Closes Road

Updated: 01/09/2009 - An accident on a busy eastern Kentucky roadway leaves a teenager dead.

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Crash Kills Teenager

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Police say an 18-year-old pulled into the path of a semi truck on the Hal Rogers Parkway.

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Indictment Revised In State Road-Building Case

Posted: 01/09/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge in Frankfort has told prosecutors to remove some quotes from an indictment charging a top Kentucky highway contractor and two other men.

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Liquidation Sales Start

Updated: 01/09/2009 - Goody's Family Clothing is one of the year's first victims of the worsening economy.

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Flu Hits Kentucky

Updated: 01/09/2009 - State health officials say we now have the first confirmed case of influenza this season and are urging people to get a flu vaccine.

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Indictment Revised in State Road-Building Case

Posted: 01/09/2009 - A federal judge in Frankfort has told prosecutors to remove some quotes from an indictment charging a top Kentucky highway contractor and two other men.

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Lawmakers Wary of Obama's Economic Package

Updated: 04/09/2009 - After listening to his dire warnings, Democratic and Republican lawmakers remain skeptical of President-elect Barack Obama's plan to revitalize a weakened economy.

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Questions Loom Over Use of Treasury Bailout Money

Posted: 01/09/2009 - The head of a congressional panel overseeing the $700 billion bailout program says she is "shocked" that officials trying to follow where the money has gone still have many unanswered questions.

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Job Losses Stack Up as Recession Deepens

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Analysts are bracing for another expected blow to a battered economy as the Labor Department prepares to release last month's unemployment report.

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Jobless Rate Jumps To 7.2 Percent In December

Posted: 01/09/2009 - The government says the nation's unemployment rate bolted to 7.2 percent in December, the highest since early 1993, as employers slashed 524,000 jobs.

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Armed Robbery In Harlan County

Posted: 01/09/2009 - Kentucky State Police tell Mountain News they are searching for the person responsible for an armed robbery in Bledsoe in Harlan County.

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Community Trust Bank Sues Merrill Lynch

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Kentucky's largest state-chartered bank has sued Merrill Lynch for $40 million over failed securities bought through the investment firm.

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Cigarette Tax Hike Touted

Posted: 01/08/2009 - The big issue on the plates of Kentucky's legislature this session, a proposed 70 cent hike to the cigarette tax.

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Elderly Targeted In Scam

Updated: 01/09/2009 - The suspects are preying on older people in several counties across eastern Kentucky in an attempt to get money.

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Scholarship Winner Wants To Be Heard

Updated: 01/08/2009 - The WYMT Mountain Classic is not just about action on the basketball court, it also gives stars in the classroom a chance to shine.

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Hazard Emergency Room On Track To Becoming Trauma Center

Updated: 01/08/2009 - Only three Kentucky cities have a trauma center, and doctors say that is costing lives for people in eastern Kentucky. But after a statewide trauma system bill passed last year, at least one local hospital is well on its way to becoming a trauma center.

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Shooting Victim Is Out Of The Hospital

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Police say Dexter Hicks shot 38-year-old Brian Napier in hicks' home Tuesday Night and hit Napier with an unknown object as he tried to leave the scene.

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