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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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Remembering Verna Mae Slone

Updated: 01/08/2009 - She was known to most and "The Moses of the Mountains" or simply Granny Mae. Friends and family remembered 94-year-old Verna Mae Slone in Knott County. Slone was a famous quilt maker and wrote several books about appalachian life.

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Daschle Calls for `Aggressive' Health Care Reforms

Updated: 04/09/2009 - At a Senate hearing today, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle criticized the nation's health care system as being expensive, mediocre and too often unavailable.

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Porn Industry Bailout?

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Kentucky native Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis are asking congress for a piece of the bailout pie.

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Ill. Panel to Grill Burris on Senate Appointment

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Illinois Senate-appointee Roland Burris can expect some tough questions from state Republicans today on why he accepted the position offered by disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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Israel Again Suspends Operations

Posted: 01/08/2009 - For a second straight day, Israel has suspended its Gaza military operation for three hours to allow in humanitarian supplies.

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Retailers Report Dismal December Sales

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Retailers are reporting dismal sales for December, confirming fears that the holiday season was the weakest in four decades.

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Family Survives Fiery Ride

Updated: 01/08/2009 - A gas well explosion in Leslie County Tuesday night sparked a large fire along Highway 421. A car passing by at the same time as the explosion caught fire. WYMT spoke with the family that survived that fiery ride.

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