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Obama to Include Accountability in Economic Plan

Updated: 04/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama is promising that his economic stimulus plan won't include money for politicians' pet projects and will include provisions aimed at ensuring his administration is open and accountable to taxpayers and Congress.

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New Year's Eve Holiday Claims Four Highway Deaths

Posted: 01/06/2009 - Preliminary statistics indicate that four people died in four separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways during the New Year's holiday period from 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009.

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Ky. Lawmakers Arrive For Start of Session

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Kentucky lawmakers arrived in Frankfort on Tuesday before the noon start of the 2009 legislative session, where the top agenda item will be balancing a state budget suffering from revenue shortfalls.

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Feds Start Wait List for DTV Converter Box Coupons

Posted: 01/06/2009 - The Commerce Department says there's a waiting list for anyone applying for federal coupons to pay for converter boxes ahead of the transition to digital television broadcasts.

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Panetta, Blair Tapped for Spy Posts

Updated: 04/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's reported choices for the nation's top spy posts are short on direct intelligence experience.

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Stimulus Plan Boosts Business Tax Refunds

Updated: 04/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's proposed stimulus package would provide businesses with billions of dollars in refunds on taxes they paid several years ago.

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Restaurant Damaged By Fire

Posted: 01/06/2009 - A Laurel County restaurant will be closed for a while following an overnight fire.

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Pikeville College Offers Big Incentive

Updated: 01/06/2009 - An Eastern Kentucky College offers a big incentive for anyone who is recently lost their job to go back to school.

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Valve Problem Suspected In Ammonia Leak

Posted: 01/05/2009 - CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - A southeastern Kentucky emergency management director says a few residents were treated at a hospital for eye and nose irritation after an accidental release of anhydrous ammonia from the Corbin Ice Co.

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Trial For Former Mayor Is Delayed

Posted: 01/05/2009 - Former Pineville Mayor Bob Madon is accused of using drugs and money to buy votes in the 2006 election.

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Students Return To School After Losing One Of Their Own

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Many kids headed back to class Monday across eastern Kentucky, but it was an especially difficult day for students at one high school, where three students were involved in a crash over the break that killed one of them.

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School In Danger Of Closing

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Financial problems continue for an eastern Kentucky private school ... now in danger of closing.

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Chrysler Sales Drop 53%; Others Not Much Better

Posted: 01/05/2009 - DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler LLC's December U.S. sales plunged by more than half and it sold 30 percent fewer vehicles in 2008, dwarfing the steep declines at the other major automakers as consumers remained uncertain about the economy and their jobs.

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Record Number Turn Out for Heating Help

Updated: 01/05/2009 - More people than ever were out in eastern Kentucky applying for heating assistance through Kentucky's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program known as LIHEAP. Officials say this was the busiest year since the program started about 20 years ago.

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