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Obama Team Seeks Public Input on Health Care

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Incoming Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Daschle is polling the public in his effort to push through serious health care reform in the early days of the Obama administration.

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Iraq Announces 2nd Oil Licensing Round

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Iraq's oil minister has announced that 11 oil and gas fields are open to bidding from developers in the second postwar round of licensing.

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Wind Advisory For Several Counties

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Gusty west to northwest winds of around 45 mph are expected along and just behind a cold front as it passes through eastern Kentucky during the early morning hours.

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Blood Donors Needed

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Officials say they only have a half day supply of type O blood.

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Feds Approve Use Of Belt-Air, Shelters In Mines

Posted: 12/31/2008 - The nation's nearly 600 underground coal mines will be allowed to use conveyer-belt tunnels as ventilation shafts and be required to install airtight shelters for trapped workers under new federal regulations announced Tuesday.

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Coal Company Agrees To Pay Penalties

Posted: 12/31/2008 - A coal company has agreed to pay more than $276,000 in past-due penalties for federal mine safety violations at five underground locations.

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Hundreds Lose Phone Service

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Hundreds of people lost phone, internet and cable service thanks to a burglary attempt.

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Health Care Community Discussion Held

Updated: 12/30/2008 - President-Elect Barack Obama wants to hear from you about the problems facing the healthcare industry and how we might solve them.

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Unemployment Rates on the Rise

Updated: 12/30/2008 - More people are losing their jobs across the state and some of the highest jobless rates are right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Defiant Ill. Governor Names Obama Replacement

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday named a black political trailblazer to Barack Obama's Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor's opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate's only black member.

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Ammonia Spill Update

Updated: 01/01/2009 - A Southern Kentucky ice company will resume production Friday.

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Cell Phones for Soldiers

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Christmas may be over, but the giving season is just beginning for a Jackson County postmaster, sending the gift of instant communication to soldiers overseas.

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Mining Company Facing Citations

Posted: 12/30/2008 - A mining company with operations in Knott County faces citations after a complaint leads inspectors to drugs at the work site.

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Horses Found Neglected, Owners Arrested

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Several horses are found neglected, others missing, and one even dead. It is a case of animal abuse in Harlan County that landed two people behind bars and several others are facing charges.

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