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Physician Shares His Thoughts On MRSA

Updated: 10/25/2007 - Several staph infection cases are reported across the region and parents are concerned about the risk of infection at schools. Tonight, an infectious diseases specialist explains how the superbug MRSA is treated and gives his opinion about school closings.

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ARH Facing Lawsuit

Posted: 10/24/2007 - Appalachian Regional Healthcare is now the target of a lawsuit filed by two former employees.

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Sykes Bringing New Jobs To Perry County

Updated: 10/24/2007 - The company came back to Hazard in May, expecting to hire 200 people by the end of the year, but new found success has doubled that number.

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School District Cancels Classes Because Of Staph

Updated: 10/24/2007 - Morgan County School board officials told students to stay home Wednesday after they found out a high school student has a staph infection. School officials cancelled classes to thoroughly clean every building in the district.

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Preventing Child Abuse

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Three people who live on the same street in Paintsville are in jail accused of sexually abusing a total of five children. That sort of abuse is not as rare as some might think. Some Eastern Kentucky health officials say it just gets worse every year. WYMT's Angela Sparkman shows us what we can do to prevent this kind of abuse.

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Methamphetamine Focus Of Investigation Leading To Roundup

Posted: 10/24/2007 - A cooperative investigation between Operation UNITE and the Morehead Police Department resulted in arrest warrants for 27 people, most dealing with the production of methamphetamine in Rowan County.

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Governor Fletcher Takes Additional Action To Aid Drought Stricken Ky. Farmers

Posted: 10/24/2007 - In a further action to help farmers survive Kentucky’s exceptional drought conditions, Governor Ernie Fletcher has issued an executive order directing the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to waive all fees normally associated with intrastate and interstate transportation of agricultural relief supplies.

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Groups Expected To Protest At Mine Hearings

Posted: 10/24/2007 - Environmentalists and others are getting their chance to weigh in on a proposal to relax restrictions preventing mining activity near waterways.

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Recalled Products Announced

Updated: 10/24/2007 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of the several consumer products.

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Child's Condition Is Upgraded

Posted: 10/23/2007 - Officials at Kentucky Children's Hospital now say five-year-old Brandy Bishop has been upgraded to serious condition.

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