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Man injured in mining accident

Posted: 08/07/2009 - A mine foreman injured in an accident at a Letcher County mine is recovering tonight.

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Swimming advisories to continue at Kentucky sites

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Although summer school vacations are winding down, state water quality and public health officials are urging swimmers to continue healthy swimming behaviors that will help prevent the spread of waterborne illness.

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Governor Beshear shuffles cabinet

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear shuffled his executive cabinet on Friday, giving pay raises to two members of his inner circle.

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Man facing animal cruelty charges

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A Floyd County man is behind bars after officials say they took a malnourished horse from his property.

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Sotomayor to be sworn in Saturday

Posted: 08/07/2009 - When Judge Sonia Sotomayor is sworn in tomorrow to the Supreme Court, she'll be able to claim two firsts: first Hispanic justice and first justice to have her oath-taking made available to TV cameras.

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'Cash-for-clunkers' program gets $2B refill

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Car shoppers caught up in the frenzy of the "cash-for-clunkers" program now have more time and a $2 billion reason to trade in their old gas guzzlers.

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Attorneys suggest witness in bid-rigging case lied

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Defense attorneys attacked the credibility of a key witness in a federal bid-rigging case during a hearing Friday to determine whether secretly taped conversations can be used at an upcoming trial.

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Job losses slow to 247,000; jobless rate dips

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Employers throttled back on layoffs in July, cutting just 247,000 jobs, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate dipped to 9.4 percent. It was a better than expected showing that offered a strong signal that the recession is finally ending.

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Project funded with federal stimulus money

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) has come to Letcher County. The long-awaited improvements to KY 15X, including widening two bridges, officially began August 6.

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Former UK President Frank Dickey Dies at 91

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Frank Graves Dickey, who served from 1956 to 1963 as the University of Kentucky's fifth president, died Friday after a long illness. He was 91.

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LPGA Tour in Kentucky

Updated: 08/07/2009 - Some of the future stars of the LPGA Tour are spending their weekend in eastern Kentucky.

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Help for flood victims recovering months later

Updated: 08/07/2009 - Nearly three months after the Mother's Day weekend flood, people say they still need help. Now, a committee is pulling together resources across eastern Kentucky to get flood victims back to a normal way of life.

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Environmental group plans to sue

Posted: 08/06/2009 - A nationally known environmental group is making plans to sue in order to block two new coal plants from being built in Kentucky.

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270 apparel jobs to leave Alabama for Kentucky

Posted: 08/06/2009 - ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (AP) - Fruit of the Loom has announced it will relocate more than 270 apparel industry jobs from Alexander City and Monroeville to its headquarters in Kentucky

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Downtown renovations in Corbin

Updated: 08/07/2009 - One Eastern Kentucky city is undergoing some changes this week, revitalizing it's downtown district. Main Street in Corbin is getting some attention.

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