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Parents think school is unsafe

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Pike County schools open Wednesday, but some parents at one school feel the building is unsafe for their children.

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Fuel spills in to creek

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Crews continue to clean up a diesel spill just off US 23 in Wise County, Virginia tonight. Officials say a tractor trailer filled with the fuel ran off the busy road and turned over, dumping thousands of gallons into a nearby creek.

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State hires monitor for private prison

Posted: 08/11/2009 - WHEELWRIGHT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Department of Corrections has hired a monitor for a private prison in eastern Kentucky where female inmates have reported sexual assaults by staff.

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Child recovers after being hit by a car

Posted: 08/11/2009 - A two year old girl involved in an accident at her home continues to recover. Officials responded to a report of a child run over by a car off Verne Road in Whitley County about Six Monday evening.

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Motel is robbed

Posted: 08/11/2009 - Police say the Super 8 Motel in South Williamson on highway 292 east was robbed at about 2 o'clock Tuesday morning.

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Another eastern Kentucky town goes smoke free

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Another eastern Kentucky city goes smoke free. Monday night, the Prestonsburg city council voted five to two in favor of a smoking ban inside all public buildings.

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Shooting in Knott County

Updated: 08/11/2009 - We have new information on a shooting late last night in Knott County.

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Two year old child is hit by car

Updated: 08/11/2009 - The Whitley County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that a two year old child was hit by a car Monday evening.

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Knox County road unsafe for school buses

Posted: 08/10/2009 - One woman says a frequently traveled road in Knox County is in need of repairs, and now she is trying to bring attention to the problem.

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Thousands of drugs are seized from one home

Updated: 08/10/2009 - Thousands of illegal drugs and stolen items are seized from one home in what police call one of the biggest drug busts in Pike County.

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School District Goes Green

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Floyd County schools, like many others, are already back in session. This year, the district is going green.

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EBay, GM to start car-selling trial Tuesday

Posted: 08/10/2009 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Consider it e-haggling. Hundreds of California GM dealers will allow consumers to negotiate prices of new cars and trucks through eBay.

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Lawmakers, business look to hold prison spending

Posted: 08/10/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers are looking at options for the General Assembly to consider during its 2010 legislative session intended to curb the state's soaring prison population and free up cash for other productive expenses - such as education.

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TVA planning dry storage for coal ash

Posted: 08/10/2009 - CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing plans to convert its coal ash operations from wet storage to dry storage in the wake of a massive ash spill from a retention pond last year in Tennessee.

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School board prays for miracle

Updated: 08/10/2009 - An Eastern Kentucky school needs money again, and this time it means the school may not open this year.

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