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Holder Facing Senate, Admits Past Errors

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Eric Holder Jr's. path to becoming the nation's first African-American attorney general appears rockier than President-elect Barack Obama's other Cabinet choices.

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Bill To Regulate Coal Ash Ponds Introduced

Posted: 01/14/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A West Virginia Democrat is introducing legislation that would set the first federal standards for coal ash ponds at power plants.

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Feds Fine Kentucky Mine $147,000

Posted: 01/14/2009 - WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) - The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Adminstration has fined a Kentucky mining company $147,300 for a "flagrant violation" of mine safety rules.

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Something Fishy: Judge Will Allow Catch In Court

Posted: 01/14/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge will allow prosecutors to introduce a frozen fish as evidence in a bid-rigging case against a former government official, a construction contractor and one of his aides.

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Three Boys Are Rescued

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Three young boys in Breathitt County are rescued after getting stuck on the edge of a cliff overlooking highway 15 in Jackson.

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Kentucky Homeplace Program Halted

Updated: 01/14/2009 - Funding cuts force a Kentucky prescription program to end, leaving thousands without the help they need. Kentucky Homeplace helps people in need fill prescriptions at no cost. The Cabinet of Public Health eliminated the rest of their 2 million dollar budget for the fiscal year.

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Shelters See More Traffic

Updated: 01/14/2009 - A recent study shows Kentucky had the largest increase in homelessness in the U.S. from 2005 to 2007 and workers with one shelter say the trend is continuing.

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Mother Dies After Hit and Run

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Police are trying to figure out who's responsible for a hit and run accident that injured a mother and daughter in Bell County.

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Democrats Want Tax Fix on Obama Stimulus Bill

Updated: 04/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's Democratic allies on Capitol Hill want to use his jobs creation bill to extend a middle class tax cut despite concerns from Obama's transition team that it won't boost the economy.

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Eastern Kentucky Students To Attend Inauguration

Updated: 01/14/2009 - On Tuesday millions of Americans are expected to crowd Washington, D.C. as President-Elect Obama takes the oath of office, and a student at Roy G. Eversole Middle School in Hazard is one of them.

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911 Coordinator Resigns After Questions Arise

Posted: 01/14/2009 - One of Gov. Steve Beshear's political appointees has resigned after questions arose about his pay and his business relationship with a lobbyist.

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Bin Laden Urges Jihad Against Israel

Posted: 01/14/2009 - Al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden has issued a new audiotape urging Muslims to launch a jihad, or holy war, to stop the Israeli offensive in Gaza.

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Bear Hunting Approved

Posted: 01/13/2009 - Lawmakers have given their blessing to open a hunting season on Kentucky's bear population.

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