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First responders prepare for water rescue training

Updated: 02/05/2010 - They are called the SWAT team, Floyd County's Swift Water Attack Team, and after some hands-on practice with water rescues during the Mother's Day weekend flood, 22 men and women are training for more disasters.

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FEMA disaster recovery centers open

Updated: 06/04/2009 - FEMA disaster recovery centers are open and now money is being approved for thousands of flood victims in Pike, Floyd, Breathitt, and Owsley Counties.

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Man arraigned in serious accident

Posted: 06/04/2009 - A man police say was driving under the influence when he crashed into another car and a pedestrian, is arraigned.

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Traffic accident in Pike County

Updated: 12/09/2009 - A four vehicle pile-up in Pike County this morning sends one person to the hospital and stops traffic for about an hour.

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Young workers get help finding jobs

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Nearly 200 high school and college aged kids in Bell County are finding summer work ... with some help.

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Poke Sallet Festival underway

Posted: 06/04/2009 - People in Harlan County are gearing up for the 54th Annual Poke Sallet Festival.

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Consol Energy cutting production

Posted: 06/04/2009 - A major coal producer that announced the idling of an Eastern Kentucky mine says it's cutting 2009 production because of weak demand.

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Death row inmate challenges Ky.'s DNA testing law

Posted: 06/04/2009 - A death row inmate has challenged Kentucky's DNA testing law, asking the state's high court to either overturn his conviction or allow for more detailed analysis of the evidence by the state or an outside lab.

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Man shaves head for Relay

Updated: 06/04/2009 - It started as a friendly competition between co-workers--and it led to a man losing all of his hair.

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Donations help Rousseau Elementary gets back on its feet

Updated: 07/20/2010 - A Breathitt County school was heavily damaged by flooding last month, but help is pouring in to make the school useable again. With plans to reopen the doors to Rousseau Elementary at the end of summer, school officials say it will take a lot of work to be ready for the first day of class.

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Kentucky disaster recovery centers open

Updated: 07/20/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians with losses from the May storms and flooding can now receive in-person help at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Breathitt, Floyd, Owsley and Pike Counties.

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Man rescued from well

Posted: 06/03/2009 - Rescue officials says Ricky Allen and his nephew were cleaning out a well with a gasoline water pump when they were apparently overcome by carbon monoxide fumes.

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School will remain open

Posted: 06/03/2009 - After several public protests, an eastern Kentucky elementary school will stay open for another year.

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