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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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Boil Water Advisory

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A boil water advisory is in effect for all customers in the Combs community.

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Proposed Laws Target Drunk Drivers

Updated: 02/23/2009 - Lawmakers are considering a proposal to force first-time DUI offenders to install breath-alcohol monitoring devices in their cars, but some say the law would go too far.

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Oil Rises Above $40 a Barrel

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The rising prices during European trading come amid improved confidence in financial markets. And that confidence, in turn, has been helped along by reports that the U.S. government may increase its ownership in Citigroup.

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'Slumdog Millionaire' Wins Big at Oscars

Posted: 02/23/2009 - It was a big Oscar night for "Slumdog Millionaire." The ghetto-to-glory story wins the best-picture Academy Award and seven other Oscars.

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Ky. House Considering Tougher Drunken Driving Law

Posted: 02/23/2009 - People caught driving drunk just once could be forced to install breath-alcohol monitoring devices in their cars, as Kentucky lawmakers consider toughening the state's DUI laws.

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