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Mine Safety Bill

Posted: 02/24/2009 - A new mine safety bill is drawing opposition from some who say it will only make the mines more dangerous.

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State Park Has New Manager

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Stephen Eastin has been named the manager at Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Pineville, Parks Commissioner Gerry van der Meer announced.

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School Systems Cancel Spring Break

Posted: 02/25/2009 - After several eastern Kentucky school districts missed more than 20 days during the ice and wind storms, now some school boards are officially canceling spring break to help make-up the days.

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Assault Sends Three To The Hospital

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Kentucky State Police investigators say 20-year-old Justin Collins was shot in the leg and Tommy Collins was stabbed in the stomach.

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NKU Plans Tuition Increase

Posted: 02/24/2009 - HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Northern Kentucky University is planning a 4 percent tuition increase next fall for undergraduate Kentucky residents.

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House Speaker Discloses Past Stake in Racehorse

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo has amended his state ethics report to disclose he was part owner of thoroughbred Kassidy's Kiss.

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Satellite Failed to Reach Orbit

Posted: 02/24/2009 - A NASA satellite designed to track carbon dioxide emissions worldwide failed to reach orbit today in a mishap that could jeopardize its mission to better understand climate change.

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FDIC: 'Stress Test' Will Determine Banks' Health

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says key decisions on shoring up the shaky financial system will hinge in part on a "stress test" to determine how the largest banks would perform if the economy weakens further.

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There Is Help for Children of the Mountains

Posted: 02/24/2009 - The debate over the ABC program "A Hidden America, Children of the Mountains" continues. Many argue the program did not show enough about the positive things happening in eastern Kentucky.

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Boy Scout Basketball Becomes Tradition

Posted: 02/24/2009 - It started as a requirement to earn a boy scout badge, but now one local basketball tournament is turning into a tradition.

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Mayor's Trial Is Delayed

Posted: 02/23/2009 - Mount Vernon Mayor Clarice Kirby faces charges of official misconduct.

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North Korea Says It Is Preparing Satellite Launch

Posted: 02/23/2009 - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea said Tuesday it is in full-fledged preparations to shoot a satellite into orbit, its clearest reference yet to an impending launch, which neighbors and the U.S. believe will be an illicit test of a long-range missile.

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Unsafe Level Of Petroleum Found In Water

Updated: 02/23/2009 - Division of water officials say it could be Wednesday or Thursday before they lift the non-consumption advisory that was issued one week ago today.

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Williams: No decision on possible 2010 Senate run

Posted: 02/23/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Senate President David Williams says he's not ruled out a possible 2010 run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning.

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Undetected Fault Caused Roof Collapse At Mine

Posted: 02/23/2009 - MAVISDALE, Va. (AP) - Federal investigators say an undetected fault at caused a roof collapse that killed an equipment operator at Consol Energy's Buchanan Mine No. 1 last July.

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