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FCC Hammers Out DTV Delay Details

Updated: 02/10/2009 - The Federal Communications Commission helped clarify Thursday how it will handle requests from broadcasters to turn off their analog TV signals before the new June 12 deadline.

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Octuplet Mom Gets $490 in Food Stamps

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Her publicist says the mother of octuplets doesn't feel food stamps and disability payments she gets for three of her other six kids add up to welfare.

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Death Toll in Australia's Wildfires Could Pass 200

Posted: 02/10/2009 - With the death toll expected to exceed 200, authorities in Australia say they'll rethink policies that allow residents to make their own evacuation decisions during wildfires.

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Obama Spokesman Touts Bailout Relief Initiative

Posted: 02/10/2009 - President Obama's top spokesman is promising that an overhaul of the financial system rescue plan introduced by the Bush administration will provide much greater spending accountability to the American people.

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Gas Companies to Blame for Rough Road?

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Some people in Letcher County say gas companies are responsible for a muddy and unsafe highway in their community. They say Highway 2035 is dangerous and will only get worse if nothing is done.

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President Obama to Congress: Pass stimulus, Don't Play Games

Posted: 02/09/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, pressuring lawmakers to urgently approve a massive economic recovery bill, turned his first prime-time news conference Monday night into a determined defense of his emergency plan and an offensive against Republicans who try to "play the usual political games."

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Country Music Star Confronts Fan

Updated: 02/10/2009 - Country music star Toby Keith left the stage and confronted a fan in the middle of his concert in Pikeville!

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Outreach Work Making a Bigger Difference Than Ever To Some

Updated: 02/09/2009 - A tough economy is giving many people extra appreciation for help from their neighbors. The Eolia Community Christian Outreach group in Letcher county is one of those making a difference for others in need.

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"Clickable" TV Coming to You

Posted: 02/09/2009 - On screen icons indicate a “clickable moment,” an opportunity for the viewer to click one button on their remote control and “bookmark” that content to the viewer's private web portal or email address.

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Fliers Will Warn Ky. Residents of Peanut Concerns

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Mail carriers in 35 Kentucky counties will deliver 600,000 fliers warning victims of an ice storm not to eat peanut products from their emergency meal kits because of concerns about salmonella.

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Study Says Pregnancy Doesn't Worsen Breast Cancer

Posted: 02/09/2009 - The results for both recurring cancer or death among the study group was found to be the same as among women in the same age group who had not become pregnant.

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Ky. Officials: 30 Deaths Attributed To Ice Storm

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Officials say a Hopkins County resident was killed in a fire and an Anderson County man died when he fell off his roof while trying to clean ice from his gutter, bringing to 30 the number of ice storm-related deaths in Kentucky.

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Should Moms-To-Be Get Parking Privileges?

Posted: 02/09/2009 - A bill proposed by House Speaker Greg Stumbo would afford expectant moms and the new parents the opportunity to park in handicapped parking spaces.

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Leslie County Double Accident

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Several people, including two firefighters, are recovering in the hospital after two accidents in Leslie County.

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Dozens in Breathitt County Still in the Dark

Posted: 02/06/2009 - The number of power outages left over from last week's ice storm is shrinking, now down to about 109,000 from an all time high in Kentucky of around 770,000. One eastern Kentucky family is still without power ten days after the storm.

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