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Local Trick or Treat Information

Updated: 10/30/2007 - Halloween is officially Wednesday, October 31st, but since that is also a church night, many eastern Kentucky towns, like Hazard, will celebrate Tuesday night instead.

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Suspicious Fires In Laurel County

Posted: 10/29/2007 - Police think the same person may have started both fires in the Pittsburg Community of Laurel County.

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Justices Take Up Case Of Muslim Inmate In Kentucky

Posted: 10/29/2007 - A Muslim inmate says prisoners around the country are regularly mistreated by their jailers because of religious faith. The Supreme Court is considering his case Monday.

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Three Hospitalized In U.S. 23 Accident

Updated: 10/29/2007 - Police say there was an accident around 7am this morning on U.S. 23 near the Highway 80 area. U.S. 23 is now open in both directions.

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Kentucky Governor Candidates Stalk Hunters' Votes

Posted: 10/29/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher takes time in a televised political debate to boast about the turkey he bagged last spring. And his Democratic opponent, Steve Beshear, appears in a campaign ad dressed in camouflage, aiming a shotgun skyward.

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Hazard Fire Claims Two Homes

Updated: 10/29/2007 - Fire crews were called to a house fire in downtown hazard early Monday morning.

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Halloween Decorations Safety

Updated: 10/29/2007 - Halloween decorations are glowing across Eastern Kentucky but fire safety officials say all those lights and candles could lead to fires if you're not careful. As dry as things have been this year, they're urging people to keep a few things in mind to prevent you from facing the wrong kind of scare.

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Farmers Preparing For Overnight Freeze

Updated: 10/29/2007 - This is usually about the time of the year when we have the first major freeze but farmers say this year, they wish it could have held off a little bit longer.

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Police Investigating Shooting In Harlan County

Updated: 10/29/2007 - One man is shot after police say he and others were trying to steal bootlegged beer. Police say the 73 year old bootlegger ended up chasing the group but he says he never meant to shoot anyone.

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UK Falls out of AP Top 25

College Football Top 25

Posted: 10/28/2007 - Following Kentucky's 31-14 loss to Mississippi State, the Cats have fallen out of the AP Top 25, but remained in the USA Today Poll.

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Freeze Warning In Effect Tonight

Posted: 10/28/2007 - The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a FREEZE WARNING which is in effect from 2 am to 10 am Monday for the entire WYMT viewing area.

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Fletcher, Beshear Hammer Ethics Issues In Sunday Debate

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Trailing in recent media polls, Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher lashed out at Democratic challenger Steve Beshear on Sunday, repeating an oft-made claim that electing him would be a step toward legalizing casinos in Kentucky.

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Family & Friends Remember Fallen Soldier

Updated: 10/27/2007 - Sergeant Edward Philpot died Tuesday while on duty with the South Carolina National Guard, but soon his body will return to Clay County where he'll be buried beside his grandparents. We spoke with Philpot's family about a man they say often put others before himself.

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"Spook Camp" Underway at Levi Jackson State Park

Updated: 10/28/2007 - The recent drought in our region has put a strain on many popular fall festivities, but celebrations were in full swing for participants in one local Halloween event.

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Kentucky Falls To Mississippi State

Posted: 10/27/2007 - It's over at Commonwealth Stadium, where the Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 31-14 in SEC play.

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Meth Labs In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 10/28/2007 - Police say three Eastern Kentucky counties, Laurel, Clay, and Jackson, are the worst in the state when it comes to meth labs. With the problem that bad, administrators in one school district are showing parents the tell-tale signs of meth so they can try to keep it away from their children.

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