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Lawsuit Filed Over Mine Waste Dumped In Valley

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Sierra Club and a Kentucky environmental group have filed a federal lawsuit alleging a coal company dumped mining waste in an Appalachian stream valley without a permit.

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Rockslide Closes Letcher County Road

Updated: 09/10/2008 - Police say Kentucky 1410 in Letcher County at the junction of Saluted Creek will be closed 2 to 3 hours due to a rockslide.

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State Department Of Education Releases "CATS" Scores

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Results from the 2008 administration of the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) show improvement in most scores for all grade levels and subject areas, and fewer schools are in need of assistance as a result of their performance over the 2007-2008 testing cycle.

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County's Economy Is Recovering

Updated: 09/10/2008 - The economy is sluggish just about everywhere right now, and Harlan County is no exception. In fact, it's unemployment rate recently spiked into the top ten among counties across Kentucky.

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Military Family Reacts To Troop Shift

Updated: 09/10/2008 - President Bush orders 8,000 troops home from Iraq by February. That's around the same time 5,000 additional American forces will move into Afghanistan.

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Funding Problems Have Bridge Replacement Project On Hold

Updated: 09/09/2008 - One year ago we told you about the Billips Avenue bridge in the city of Cumberland. It's now 58 years old and at one point started falling apart, but funding problems have plans to replace it on hold.

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Suspect's Brother Confesses to Robbery

Updated: 09/09/2008 - It was a case of mistaken identity when police issued an arrest warrant for the man they thought robbed an eastern Kentucky bank.

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New Jailer Appointed

Posted: 09/09/2008 - There's a new jailer in one eastern Kentucky county. Rex Miller is the new Jailer in Bell County.

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Fire Destroys Judge's Home

Updated: 09/09/2008 - Pike County District Judge Darrel Mullins' home in the Sidney community burned.

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OPEC President Says Crude Output To Stay Same

Posted: 09/09/2008 - OPEC oil ministers will likely decide to keep output at present levels, the group's president said Tuesday, suggesting that most members could accept prices at $100 a barrel.

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Local Farmers, Growers Welcome Rain

Updated: 09/09/2008 - After parts of Eastern Kentucky did not see rain for 25 days in the month of August,Tuesday's helped make up for the loss. Local growers say they are very happy their plants are getting a drink.

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Feds Warn Ford Owners About Recalled Vehicles

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The government wants owners of about 5 million recalled Ford vehicles to bring their cars and trucks to dealerships to repair a cruise control switch system that has been tied to engine fires.

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Massey To Begin Blasting At Coal River Mountain

Posted: 09/09/2008 - West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin won't interfere with Massey Energy's plans to start blasting on Wednesday at Coal River Mountain, a project that will destroy the site of a proposed wind farm.

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