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EKU Names Permanent President

Posted: 10/22/2007 - Eastern Kentucky University has named Doug Whitlock as its president. The 64-year-old has been serving as interim president at the Richmond school since August.

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Forest Fires Threatens Hazard Homes

Updated: 10/22/2007 - Another forest fire threatens homes in Perry County Sunday night. Forestry officials say the fire started around 8:30pm Sunday night in the Walkertown area of Hazard.

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Drug Robbery Case Begins Jury Selection

Posted: 10/22/2007 - Jury selection is scheduled to get under way later this morning in the case of the Wheelwright family drug robbery in Floyd County in January of last year.

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Gators Tied Atop Crowded SEC East

Posted: 10/22/2007 - The Florida Gators are in a familiar spot after this weekends win over the University of Kentucky - atop the Southeastern Conference's East Division.

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Officials Take To The Sky To Spot Forest Fires

Updated: 10/22/2007 - Unusually warm temperatures, dry air, and falling leaves. With those conditions, fires can get out of control quick. So forestry officials were working hard Sunday to keep fires contained.

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EKU President May Get Extension

Posted: 10/21/2007 - The interim president at Eastern Kentucky University may be getting a contract extension

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Fletcher, Beshear Debate With Election Closing In

Posted: 10/21/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic opponent Steve Beshear disagreed during a Sunday night debate over whether public universities in Kentucky should be allowed to offer domestic partner benefits to their employees.

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Wildcats Drop Out Of Top Ten In Latest Polls

Updated: 10/21/2007 - After spending last week in the top 10, the Kentucky Wildcats have now dropped to 14th in the AP poll and 15th in the USA Today poll after Saturday's loss to Florida.

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ATV Riders Asked To Help Spot Arsonist

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Despite some rain, forestry officials say we're still at risk for forest fires and there's not a whole lot they can do about that except hope for even more rain. Forestry officials are trying do something about arson, something they say actually causes most of the fires.

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Toddler Killed, Mother Injured In Lee County Accident

Updated: 10/22/2007 - They were looking forward to celebrating his third birthday but tonight, an Eastern Kentucky family is trying to deal with the death of a two year old killed in a car accident.

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Couple Arraigned On Murder Charges

Posted: 10/20/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky couple charged with murder after the death of their ten month old baby has been arraigned in court.

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Kentucky Falls To Florida 45-37

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Tim Tebow threw for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 14 Florida rebounded from back-to-back losses with a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky on Saturday. It was the Gators' 21st straight win against the Wildcats.

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Governor Delivers Funding For Water Project In Lee County

Posted: 10/20/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced a $500,000 Kentucky Infrastructure Authority grant for the city of Beattyville – part of a $1.46 million project to install nine miles of water lines to underserved areas of Lee County.

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