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Obama picks former Kentucky congresswoman for CPSC

Posted: 07/31/2009 - The White House says President Barack Obama will nominate former Republican Representative Anne Northup of Kentucky to a seat on the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Man facing drug charges

Posted: 07/31/2009 - A Southern Kentucky man is charged with selling drugs at a Laurel County gas station.

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Sen. Dodd has prostate cancer, will have surgery

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd said Friday that he has been diagnosed with an early stage of prostate cancer and will have surgery in early August, but the prognosis is good and the illness will not affect his plans to seek a sixth term next year.

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House approves $2B more for 'cash for clunkers'

Posted: 07/31/2009 - It looks like people will still have a chance to trade in their old car for a fuel-efficient new car -- and get up to $4,500 from the federal government from doing so.

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Updated: 07/31/2009 - Operation UNITE wrapped up its week long camp today for kids from all around the region.

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First Kentucky school for autism opens

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Doctors say it is becoming an epidemic. One in every 150 children is born with autism. And before today, people in the mountains had to travel more than five hours for specialized care. Thursday, Kentucky's first autism center opened in Prestonsburg.

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Mining permit refunds for several EKY counties

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Governor Steve Beshear announced today that fiscal courts in 34 counties will receive refunds totaling $616,808.33 from mining permit and acreage fees.

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Michigan murder suspect facing more charges

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A Michigan murder suspect caught in Pikeville is facing more charges. Thursday afternoon, Pikeville police charged David Metzoian with being a fugitive from justice.

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Woman dies in violent wreck

Posted: 07/30/2009 - A woman has died after a violent wreck in front of Nancy Elementary School in Pulaski County. A witness who saw the crash describes a horrifying scene.

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Petition sparks controversy

Updated: 07/30/2009 - A recent New York Times editorial against current coal fired power plants sparked a national online petition asking people to quote, "stand-up to the coal industry and stop coal plants." The petition's sponsor, says coal fired plants are hurting the Clean Air Act.

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GOP Senate candidate off to early fundraising lead

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Republican Jack Ditty has jumped out to an early fundraising lead in the race to fill a legislative seat left empty when former Sen. Charlie Borders resigned to take a position with the Public Service Commission.

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