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Hundreds Lose Phone Service

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Hundreds of people lost phone, internet and cable service thanks to a burglary attempt.

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Health Care Community Discussion Held

Updated: 12/30/2008 - President-Elect Barack Obama wants to hear from you about the problems facing the healthcare industry and how we might solve them.

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Unemployment Rates on the Rise

Updated: 12/30/2008 - More people are losing their jobs across the state and some of the highest jobless rates are right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Defiant Ill. Governor Names Obama Replacement

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday named a black political trailblazer to Barack Obama's Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor's opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate's only black member.

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Ammonia Spill Update

Updated: 01/01/2009 - A Southern Kentucky ice company will resume production Friday.

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Cell Phones for Soldiers

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Christmas may be over, but the giving season is just beginning for a Jackson County postmaster, sending the gift of instant communication to soldiers overseas.

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Mining Company Facing Citations

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A mining company with operations in Knott County faces citations after a complaint leads inspectors to drugs at the work site.

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Horses Found Neglected, Owners Arrested

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Several horses are found neglected, others missing, and one even dead. It is a case of animal abuse in Harlan County that landed two people behind bars and several others are facing charges.

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Beshear Offers Plan To Help With Pensions

Posted: 12/30/2008 - Gov. Steve Beshear has called for changes to the state pension system that he says would ease the financial burden for local governments across Kentucky.

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Feds Approve Use Of Belt-Air, Shelters In Mines

Posted: 12/30/2008 - Federal regulators have approved coal mine safety measures that would allow the questionable practice of using conveyer-belt tunnels as ventilation shafts and require all underground mines to install airtight shelters for trapped workers.

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Coal Company Agrees To Pay $276,000

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A coal company has agreed to pay more than $276,000 in past-due penalties for federal mine safety violations at five underground locations.

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Former Doctor Convicted in Second Trial

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A second trial for a former eastern Kentucky doctor accused of overprescribing pain medicine has ended with a single conviction.

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Mexico Calls Off Search for Cruise Passenger

Posted: 12/30/2008 - Mexican authorities have suspended their search for a Florida woman who apparently fell from a ship balcony during a Christmas week cruise.

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