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Teen Writes Letter To Bill O'Reilly

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A 15-year-old was watching as Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly recently called Appalachia 'hopeless,' and said people born here should leave at their first chance. The Letcher County teen wrote a letter to O'Reilly, and we think it's worth sharing.

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Perry County Drug Arrest

Updated: 02/27/2009 - After a two month long investigation, the Perry County Sheriff's office, along with Kentucky State Police and Operation UNITE closed in and arrested a man they say supplied prescription drugs all over the region.

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Obama Sets Aug. 2010 as Iraq End Date

Posted: 02/27/2009 - President Barack Obama plans to withdraw all U.S. combat forces from Iraq by the end of August 2010. But many of those troops will stay in the war zone throughout 2009.

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Gingrich Raps Obama For 'Big-Government' Budget

Posted: 02/27/2009 - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is labeling President Barack Obama's $3.6 trillion budget plan a "higher-tax, weaker-economy, fewer-jobs" blueprint that should trigger the most crucial policy debate since 1980.

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8 Year Old Brings Gun to School

Updated: 02/27/2009 - A Letcher County student brings a gun to school. An eight year old boy was found with the gun at Martha Jane Potter Elementary School in Kona.

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Rogers: Secures $1.15 million to Protect the Fern Lake Watershed

Updated: 02/05/2010 - U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers announced today that the United States House of Representatives has approved $1.15 million toward the acquisition of Fern Lake and the surrounding watershed for inclusion in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

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Rogers Secures $11 million for 5th District Flood Control Projects

Updated: 02/05/2010 - U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers announced today that the United States House of Representatives has approved $11 million for flood control efforts in southern and eastern Kentucky. The Senate will vote on the legislation next week.

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Bone Marrow Drive Scheduled

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Another bone marrow testing drive is scheduled for a Pike County boy who's battling Leukemia.

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Hundreds Attend Job Fair

Updated: 02/26/2009 - While some companies are shutting down and laying off workers, others in Eastern Kentucky are hiring.

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Ky. School Shooter Asks Judge To Overturn Sentence

Posted: 02/26/2009 - A high school shooter who killed three classmates and wounded five others in western Kentucky has asked a federal judge to throw out his conviction and sentence, saying he was insane when the shootings occurred.

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House Passes Bill Limiting Makeup Days

Posted: 02/26/2009 - The House has approved legislation that would give some school districts the option to not make up as many as 10 days missed as a result of last month's ice storm and an earlier windstorm that hit the state in the wake of Hurricane Ike.

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GM Posts $9.6B Loss, Burns Through $6.2B Cash

Posted: 02/26/2009 - General Motors Corp. says it lost $9.6 billion in the fourth quarter and burned through $6.2 billion in cash as it sought government help to avoid running out of cash.

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