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Deadline for FEMA assistance is approaching

Posted: 07/10/2009 - We want to remind you that those affected by flooding in five Kentucky counties back in May still have a chance to get federal disaster aid.

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Corbin taxes could go up

Updated: 07/10/2009 - You will likely soon be paying a little more in one southern Kentucky city for a hotel stay, or a drink with dinner. Corbin city officials plan on raising taxes.

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Cleanup continues after May flooding

Posted: 07/10/2009 - It's been two months since devastating floods hit parts of Eastern Kentucky and Southern West Virginia. Officials say there's been some improvement. but it really depends where you look.

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Finishing college for free

Updated: 07/14/2009 - Some Eastern Kentuckians will be eligible to head back to college...for free. A new program is providing a great opportunity for adults who want to take another try at furthering their education.

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Court throws out Letcher County mining lawsuit

Posted: 07/10/2009 - A federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit filed by a Letcher County miner, calling for stricter limits on coal dust that can lead to black lung.

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Federal flood funding

Updated: 02/05/2010 - U.S. Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that a key committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has approved federal funding for flood control efforts in southern and eastern Kentucky.

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Meth bust in Jackson County

Posted: 07/09/2009 - The sheriff says all the components needed to make a meth lab were found at the home of 30-year old Jason Ray Marcum in McKee.

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Eight Kentucky miners injured

Posted: 07/09/2009 - CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (AP) - Company officials say eight miners were injured in a mantrip accident at a western Kentucky mine, with a broken leg the most serious injury.

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44 positions at newspaper eliminated

Updated: 07/10/2009 - The publisher of The Courier-Journal says the newspaper has eliminated 44 jobs, or 7 percent of its work force, as part of a broader reduction across Gannett Co. Inc.'s local newspaper division.

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Offices combined

Posted: 07/09/2009 - The Pike County Fiscal Court agrees to combine the offices of energy and community development.

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Former deputy's bond not reduced

Updated: 07/09/2009 - The bond for a former sheriff's deputy charged in connection with the murder of a former sheriff, will not be reduced.

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Boost for downtown revitalization

Updated: 02/05/2010 - There are some encouraging signs in one eastern Kentucky downtown community that is in the process of revitalization. Discover Downtown Middlesboro officials hope it is just the beginning.

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