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US Flu Cases Rise, Officials Warn Will Worsen

Posted: 04/28/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Swine flu cases in the United States rose above 60 on Tuesday as governments around the world intensified steps to battle the outbreak that has killed scores of people in Mexico. President Barack Obama asked Congress for $1.5 billion to fight the fast-spreading disease.

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900 Acre Forest Fire In Perry County

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Forest rangers in one county say they are working quickly to contain a fire that has burned more than 900 acres.

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Water Treatment Plants Receive State Recognition

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Thirty-one water treatment plants in Kentucky have received awards from the Energy and Environment Cabinet in recognition of their demonstrated success in producing drinking water that consistently meets or exceeds state water quality standards.

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Possible Rule Reversal on Surface Mining

Posted: 04/28/2009 - The Obama administration is pushing for rules that would make it more difficult for coal companies to dump waste near steams, reversing a policy put in place by former president George W. Bush.

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Consortium Looks For Ways To Limit Carbon Dioxide

Posted: 04/27/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Government leaders joined utility executives Monday to announce the creation of a consortium that will pay for research into ways to reduce and manage carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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Ceremony Honors Kentucky’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Updated: 04/27/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. (April 27, 2009) – Hundreds gathered today at the 10th annual Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony to commemorate the lives of 28 fallen law enforcement officers who gave their lives in service to the commonwealth.

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Three People Enter Guilty Pleas

Posted: 04/27/2009 - Three people from Johnson County enter not guilty pleas in a coyote and fox trafficking case.

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Two Bus Drivers Are Suspended

Posted: 04/27/2009 - Two bus drivers are suspended after allegations of misconduct towards students.

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Hunter Stumbles Upon Human Remains

Posted: 04/27/2009 - There's been a startling discovery in a southern Kentucky woodland. It is now the subject of a criminal investigation.

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Norfolk Southern Lays Off 13 At West Virginia Yard

Posted: 04/27/2009 - WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) - With railroad traffic slowed by the ailing economy, Virginia-based Norfolk Southern Corp. has laid off 13 employees at its rail yard in Williamson.

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Sixteen Die In Crashes Across Kentucky

Posted: 04/27/2009 - (FRANKFORT, KY) - Preliminary statistics indicate that sixteen people died in twelve separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Monday, April 20 through Sunday, April 26, 2009.

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Money Available To Rural Fire Departments

Posted: 04/27/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Fire Marshal William Swope is urging volunteer fire departments across the state to apply for grants available through the Volunteer Fire Assistance program.

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Forest Fires Burning Across The State

Posted: 04/27/2009 - It's been a busy day for firefighters working to contain forest fires burning across the state. As of Monday afternoon, there were reports of a dozen fires burning in eleven Kentucky counties.

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Swine Flu Update

Posted: 04/27/2009 - Governments are racing to find and contain pockets of swine flu around the globe, seeking to stem both the threat of a pandemic and public panic.

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