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Lawmakers Look To Fix Budget

Updated: 05/08/2009 - One idea brought up this week is to raise coal taxes and permit fees, but some eastern kentucky lawmakers say that is not the answer.

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Mayor Declares State Of Emergency

Posted: 05/07/2009 - The heavy rain from earlier this week is the reason behind a state of emergency declaration in one southern Kentucky town.

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Bus Driver Is Suspended

Posted: 05/07/2009 - An eastern Kentucky bus driver accused of leaving a student alone on a bus for nearly an hour, is suspended with pay.

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ARH Medical Mall Grand Opening

Posted: 05/07/2009 - The grand opening of the ARH Medical Mall gave the community a look at some of the services now offered in Hazard, such as a bariatrics center, cardiac rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Some call it one stop shopping for outpatient care.

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National Prayer Day Honored in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 05/07/2009 - It was signed into law by the president more than 50 years ago and now communities across the nation gathered together to lift up the concerns of our country.

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Three People Are Indicted

Posted: 05/07/2009 - Three eastern Kentuckians are indicted by a Perry County Grand Jury in two separate cases.

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Utilities May Increase Rates To Pay For Ice Storm

Posted: 05/07/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky utilities spent more than $100 million to restore power to homes and businesses after January's devastating ice storm, a cost that could be passed along to customers.

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Stress Tests Find 10 Big Banks Need $75B More

Posted: 05/07/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The government's long-awaited "stress-test" results have found that 10 of the nation's 19 largest banks need a total of about $75 billion in new capital to withstand losses if the recession worsened.

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Stimulus Money Funding Pipeline Project

Updated: 05/07/2009 - Thanks to a combination of federal stimulus money and other funding, people in one community will have clean drinking water for the first time.

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Dollar Store Manager Robbed in Parking Lot

Posted: 05/07/2009 - Police are still looking for a man who robbed the manager of a Jackson County discount store in broad daylight in the store's parking lot.

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Bar Owner Is Arrested

Posted: 05/06/2009 - A bar owner in Pulaski County is arrested after a Kentucky Department of Alcoholic and Beverage Control Investigation.

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Bookkeeper Is Charged With Theft

Posted: 05/06/2009 - The bookkeeper for the Breathitt County Sheriff is arrested after being charged with theft.

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Planned Phone Outage

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Police say a planned phone outage by Windstream was set for parts of Perry County.

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City Has New Mayor

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Officials say that Reverend Ronnie Hampton will take over as the Mayor of Lynch on May 12th.

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List Of School Districts Receiving Calamity Days

Posted: 05/06/2009 - Nearly half of the school districts in Kentucky, including several here in the mountains, have asked the state for calamity days after January's ice storm.

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