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High Freight Rates Affecting Businesses

Updated: 06/21/2008 - Many believe high gas prices are here to stay and for small business owners throughout the region, that means they are paying more for shipments coming in and going out. With prices on everything going up, businesses are struggling.

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Several Mines Issued Warnings By MSHA

Posted: 06/21/2008 - As we reported Friday, several mines in the mountains were warned by federal mine officials to fix violations at their facilities or face stiffer penalties. We now know which mines in Eastern Kentucky were issued letters.

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Trial Goes To Grand Jury

Posted: 06/21/2008 - Three people charged with trying to steal catalytic converters from cars earlier this month will go before a grand jury.

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Man In Jail After Shooting

Posted: 06/21/2008 - A shooting just across the border in West Virginia leaves one man in jail.

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Police Still Searching For Murder Suspect

Posted: 06/21/2008 - Police are still looking for who is responsible for shooting an Eastern Kentucky man to death and then leaving his body right in the middle of a road.

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Transitional Home Faces Closure

Updated: 06/21/2008 - A home that comes to the rescue of many eastern Kentucky homeless people may soon have to close

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Teen Injured In ATV Accident

Posted: 06/21/2008 - A Jackson County teenager is in the hospital after being involved in an ATV accident.

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Pregnant Woman Killed In Accident

Updated: 06/22/2008 - An Eastern Kentucky woman and her unborn child are both dead tonight after a car crash. The accident happened on Kentucky 72 near the Elcomb community in Harlan County.

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Lexington Marine Killed In Afghanistan

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The Defense Department says 34 year old Capt. Eric Daniel Terhune was one of two Marines killed Thursday while conducting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan.

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Fighting Crime On Two Wheels

Updated: 06/21/2008 - One city police department is trying to cut costs by putting one of its cops on a bicycle. The main reason the Hazard Police officer is going from four wheels to two is the high gas prices and there could be more cops on bikes in the future.

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Shooting Suspect Appears In Court

Posted: 06/20/2008 - A man accused of shooting his wife while she was working at the Breathitt County Hardees' was in court Friday.

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Fire Investigation Continues

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The investigation continues into a fire that destroyed a family's home and an Eastern Kentucky landmark.

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Road Fully Open To Traffic

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Kentucky 476 near the 2.0 mile marker in Perry County is now open to two-way traffic following cleanup of a train derailment that occured Thursday.

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Whitesburg Making City Improvements

Updated: 06/21/2008 - The city of Whitesburg is making some changes to improve the city and the mayor says one of them is wiring the city for sound.

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World War Two Veteran Dies In Accident

Updated: 06/21/2008 - An Eastern Kentucky community says goodbye to a decorated World War Two veteran who spent his life helping his neighbors in Pike County.

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