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Letcher County Water Problem Cancels Class

Updated: 11/04/2008 - An official with the Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College called the station to tell us that class is cancelled at the SKCTC Whitesburg Campus in Letcher County.

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Senator McConnell Wins 5th Term

Updated: 11/05/2008 - Voters also re-elected Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell over Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford in a race that turned into the most expensive ever in Kentucky at $25 million and counting.

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Obama Takes Formidable Lead For White House

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Barack Obama seized command of the race for the White House Tuesday night, defeating John McCain in Ohio and Iowa and building a near insurmountable Electoral College advantage in his historic bid to become the first black president.

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President-Elect Obama Faces Daunting Challenges

Updated: 11/05/2008 - His storied election behind him and weighty problems in his face, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building an administration in times of crisis as Americans and the world absorbed his history-shattering achievement as the first black leader ascending to the presidency.

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Kentuckians Pick McCain In Presidential Race

Updated: 11/04/2008 - John McCain has won Kentucky and collected eight electoral votes in a state that has picked the overall winner in presidential races dating back to 1964.

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Nearly 1,000 Acre Forest Fire Burns In Breathitt County

Updated: 11/05/2008 - Yesterday it was just a one hundred acre forest fire but it soon turned into a massive blaze covering around one thousand acres. The fire is around the Jetts Creek area near the Breathitt-Owsley county line.

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Free Health Clinic Coming to Knott County

Posted: 11/04/2008 - The Remote Area Medical Clinic, known as RAM, offers free medical and dental services across the country. One of the clinic's next stops will be right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Election 2008: Voter Turnout

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Campaign 2008 has eastern Kentuckians voicing their opinions on who they want to elect.

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Oil Prices Surges Above $70 In Volatile Week

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Oil prices surged above $70 a barrel Tuesday in the final hours of a two-year U.S. presidential campaign, mirroring global stock markets that strengthened from Asia to Europe. A weaker dollar helped too.

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Man Claims He Was Harassed While Waiting To Vote

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Voters in southern Kentucky are waiting in long lines to cast their votes, but one man in Somerset claims his wait turned violent after someone hit him in line.

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McCain and Obama Count On Turnout For Victory

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Republican John McCain was counting on a narrow path to an upset victory Tuesday while Democrat Barack Obama pinned his hopes for becoming the nation's first black president on a ground organization designed to swell precincts with voters across the country.

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Both Parties Expect Democratic Senate Pickups

Posted: 11/04/2008 - Democrats counted on solidifying their thin leadership grip on the Senate as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday to fill 35 Senate seats. Embattled Republicans braced for losses but hoped they would be modest ones.

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Ky. National Guard Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 11/04/2008 - A Kentucky National Guard soldier was killed in Afghanistan last week when his platoon was attacked by a group of Taliban fighters, military officials said Monday.

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Ky. Polling Places Show Waits As Long As Two Hours

Updated: 11/04/2008 - Voters showed up early hoping to beat an expected rush but waited in long lines that eased to a steady flow of traffic Tuesday on what officials expected to be a record-setting Election Day turnout.

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Gas Prices Drop Below $2.00

Posted: 11/04/2008 - If you saw gas prices at $1.89 a gallon you might do a double take. But after four dollars a gallon not too long ago prices just keep falling here in the Mountains.

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Food Pantry Is Nearly Empty

Updated: 11/03/2008 - Pikeville Homeless Shelter directors say more people are coming for meals, but they cannot afford the higher food prices to feed them all.

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Hunting Accident Is To Blame For Weekend Shooting

Posted: 11/03/2008 - Officials with the Johnson County Sheriff's office say 42-year-old Harrison Butcher of West Virginia was squirrel hunting with his uncle Sammy Preece when the shooting happened.

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