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Police Chief joins new agency

Updated: 08/17/2009 - One Eastern Kentucky police department is seeing some changes this week. Letcher County is adding a law enforcement agency and the chief of the Whitesburg Police Department is stepping down to join them.

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New law enforcement aganecy is nearly ready

Posted: 08/17/2009 - The new Letcher County Police Department, also known as the Rangers, is in the final steps of becoming the newest law enforcement agency in the county.

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Energy company receives grant

Posted: 08/17/2009 - The state awards an eastern Kentucky company $30,000 to turn natural gas into commercial fuel.

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Ten Commandments lawsuit brings community together

Updated: 08/15/2009 - A lawsuit to remove The Ten Commandments from an eastern Kentucky courthouse did not sit well with many, and people gathered in Jackson County to honor what they say is America's history.

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NIBROC Festival in Corbin

Updated: 08/14/2009 - Downtown Corbin filled quickly with people as the Nibroc Festival swung into full gear today. As the night approached, folks continued filing in. The kids anxiously awaited the carnival rides starting up.

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Patton takes the reigns as new Pikeville College President

Updated: 08/14/2009 - Former Governor Paul Patton says he wants more Eastern Kentuckians to be better educated. Patton says that is one of his goals as Pikeville College's new president. He officially started the job Friday.

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New developments in Pitino case

Posted: 08/14/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The woman accused of trying to extort as much as $10 million from Rick Pitino over a sexual encounter says she can't get a job and is relying on friends and family to get by.

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County cleans up after flash flooding

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Emergency officials say they are just beginning to assess much of the flood damage from this weeks flash flooding in Leslie County.

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New coal miner memorial

Posted: 08/14/2009 - Coal mining accidents have claimed the lives of many miners over the years. A new memorial recognizes the sacrifices of many of them.

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Man drowns after police chase

Updated: 08/14/2009 - Emergency management officials say a suspect in a police chase jumped in a river and drowned.

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Preliminary cause of downtown fire

Updated: 08/14/2009 - Investigators are trying to find out what started a fire that destroyed several businesses in Downtown Beattyville.

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Former mayor's dreams realized after his death

Updated: 08/14/2009 - Former West Liberty mayor Bob Nickell dedicated his life to his community and just months after his death. One of his last dreams is about to come true. Thursday in Morgan County, Congressman Hal Rogers helped to make it all possible.

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