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Minimum wage going up

Updated: 06/29/2009 - Workers in Kentucky who are currently paid at a minimum wage of $6.55 per hour will see an increase in their paychecks after July 1. That is when the state's minimum wage rate increases to $7.25 an hour.

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RAM Results

Updated: 06/29/2009 - A recent report from Health and Human Services shows 15 percent of Kentuckians are not insured. These recent numbers might have something to do with the large turnout at the RAM clinic.

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UK responds to Gillispie lawsuit

Posted: 06/29/2009 - The University of Kentucky responded in court in Texas to a lawsuit filed by former basketball coach Billy Gillispie. The university asked the case either be dismissed or moved to Kentucky.

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Mayor asks citizens for money

Updated: 06/29/2009 - A Harlan County mayor is asking former citizens to do their part to help save the city from its economic woes.

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GOP leader says time needed for Sotomayor records

Posted: 06/29/2009 - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday the committee preparing for hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor needs time to review 300 boxes of records that recently turned up in connection with her work for a legal advocacy group.

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Shriners ride to keep hospitals open

Updated: 06/28/2009 - For decades the Shriners have helped children overcome some of the worst conditions and injuries, now the group is fighting to keep that alive.

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Free health care in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 06/28/2009 - This years Remote Area Medical Clinic at Pike Central High School doubled in size to take on more patients.

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"All Shook Up" opens at Jenny Wiley Theatre

Updated: 06/27/2009 - Michael Jackson was the king of pop and Elvis was the king of rock n' roll. One show at the Jenny Wiley Theatre this summer features many of Elvis' biggest hits... "All Shook Up".

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House rejects GOP energy alternative

Posted: 06/26/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has rejected a Republican alternative to a Democratic climate bill. The vote set the stage for passage of a bill that for the first time would limit U.S. greenhouse gases linked to global warming.

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Coal company shuts down

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Another coal company shuts down and lays off workers, this time in Floyd County.

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Michael Jackson

Posted: 06/26/2009 - Michael Jackson's death is creating a buzz around the world, including right here in eastern kentucky. Candi Fannin, of Hazard, just barely missed seeing him in concert. Whether it was the glove, the thriller, or the moonwalk, Michael Jackson ruled.

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Lt. Governor Mongiardo opposes congressional measure

Posted: 06/26/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo is urging Kentucky's congressional delegation to vote against a global warming bill that he says could devastate the state's economy.

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Governor Beshear signs budget-balancing proposal

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear signs legislation to offset Kentucky's $1 billion budget shortfall that involves using federal stimulus money and cuts to government agencies, he said Wednesday, hours after the measure cleared the General Assembly.

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