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Federal grant helps local police departments

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Local police departments across the country are getting some financial help from the federal government. Several of them are here in the mountains. In Harlan County, the Cumberland and Benham Departments are receiving support.

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Pike County man appears in court

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A Pike County man charged in the death of a Cabell County, West Virginia man, pleads guilty to a lesser charge.

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Miner in fatal accident identified

Posted: 07/29/2009 - We now know the name of a miner killed when his truck went into a sediment pond in nearby West Virginia.

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Ky. judge halts release of public records

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A judge has issued a temporary injunction to halt the release of statements a prominent Kentucky road builder made to investigators years ago.

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Obama health meeting draws Appalachian protesters

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A crowd of more than 200 protesters opposed to President Obama's health care overhaul have gathered outside a Kroger supermarket in Bristol, Va., awaiting the president's arrival for a town hall meeting.

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Rogers secures $500,000 for Forward in the Fifth

Posted: 07/29/2009 - U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced that the House of Representatives recently approved federal funding for southern and eastern Kentucky’s educational initiative “Forward in the Fifth.”

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Boat accident leaves two dead

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Police tell us two people are dead, including a 16 year old boy, after a fishing boat capsized on a river in Clay County.

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Kentucky congressmen sound off about health care reform

Updated: 07/29/2009 - As President Obama continues to promote his health care reform plan, here in Kentucky, the party lines are drawn. Kentucky Congressmen Hal Rogers and John Yarmuth are sounding off about the proposal.

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Perry County school holds back to school bash

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The first day of school is quickly approaching for Perry County students and, with the help of A.B. Combs Back to School bash, the students are actually looking forward to it.

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Southeast Kentucky tourism gets a boost

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Nearly $700,000 is heading to the mountains to help continue a push for tourism in Southeastern Kentucky. Congressman Hal Rogers' office announced the funding earlier this week. Local officials and the Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association (SEKTDA) say the money will be used to continue tourism efforts around the mountains.

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Soldier Remembered

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Friends and family are gathering to remember a Southern Kentucky soldier killed in a crash.

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Two people walk away from small plane crash

Updated: 07/29/2009 - Two people managed to walk away from a small plane crash Tuesday afternoon. They ended up putting the plane down in a field near the Woodford County castle.

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Auditor: TVA lawyers limited ash spill report

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The head of the Tennessee Valley Authority acknowledged a "larger cultural problem" at the agency as an inspector general's report says it allowed its lawyers to stifle a $3 million study into the cause of a massive coal ash spill to limit its legal liability.

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