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Cigarette Tax Hike

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A new law has many people scrambling to stock up at the stores. Several new laws go into effect in Kentucky on Wednesday. One of them doubles the tax on cigarettes.

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President Obama Puts GM, Chrysler On Short Leash

Posted: 03/30/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry Monday, bluntly rejecting turnaround plans by General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC, demanding fresh concessions as the price for long-term federal aid and raising the possibility of controlled bankruptcy for either ailing auto giant.

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Nursing School Programs Under Review

Updated: 03/30/2009 - The Kentucky Board of Nursing finds four schools are not meeting the grade when it comes to the number of R.N. graduates who pass the National Council Licensure Exam.

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Calipari Makes Decision, Will Come To UK

Updated: 04/01/2009 - John Calipari has made his decision and will become the new head coach of the University of Kentucky. UK confirms that they have signed Calipari to an eight-year deal.

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Tornado Damages Western Kentucky Town

Posted: 03/30/2009 - A National Weather Service team was assessing damage in two western Kentucky cities to determine whether tornadoes touched down in both Union and Henderson counties.

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Leslie County Mine Experiences Blowout

Updated: 03/30/2009 - A mine blowout in southeastern Kentucky was releasing thousands of gallons of water Sunday from an underground mine that had not been used since the 1970s, but no injuries or evacuations were reported, state officials said.

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Chemical Spill In Martin County

Posted: 03/28/2009 - More than 100 gallons of chemicals are leaking onto a road after a gas well pumping truck and pick-up crash in Martin County.

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Locals React to UK Coach Decision

Updated: 03/27/2009 - There was mixed reaction in eastern kentucky about Gillispie's dismissal. It was the talk of the town in Hazard.

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Kentucky Man Pleads Not Guilty To Incest Charge

Posted: 03/27/2009 - SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - A southern Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty to an incest charge for allegedly fathering a child with his adult daughter nearly two decades ago.

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Water Rate Hike Is Discussed

Updated: 02/05/2010 - People in one part of eastern Kentucky could soon be paying more for water.

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UN Lauds Effort To Reforest Appalachia's Mountains

Posted: 03/27/2009 - BLACKEY, Ky. (AP) - A campaign across several Appalachian states to replace trees uprooted by mining activity is being lauded by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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Teen's Condition Improves

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The condition of a Middlesboro High School Student shot at her grandmother's home over the weekend, has improved.

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Donovan staying put at Florida

Updated: 03/27/2009 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Billy Donovan says he isn't going anywhere. Donovan made it clear Friday he has no interest in the Kentucky job or any other opening, reaffirming his desire to stay in Gainesville and get the Gators back to the NCAA tournament.

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