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Water Finally Drinkable in Letcher County

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Clean drinking water is flowing again in Letcher County. The division of water lifted the non-consumption advisory Wednesday and officials say the latest tests show no measurable levels of diesel fuel.

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Mongiardo: Bunning Should Not Run For Re-Election

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo, who plans to run for U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning's seat next year, called Wednesday for Bunning to withdraw from his re-election campaign, saying the 77-year-old is an embarrassment to Kentucky.

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Goody's Stores Closing

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Goody's Clothing Stores across the region are closing for good this week leaving thousands of people without a job in several states.

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Rogers Secures $3,190,000 for PRIDE

Posted: 02/25/2009 - U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers announced today that the United States House of Representatives has approved $3,190,000 for PRIDE to continue its valuable environmental initiatives in southern and eastern Kentucky.

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DEP Lifts Water Advisory For Letcher County

Posted: 02/25/2009 - The Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) has lifted the drinking water consumer advisory issued Feb. 16 for Letcher County following laboratory analysis of water samples taken Monday at the Whitesburg drinking water treatment plant and in the Whitesburg and Letcher County distribution systems.

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Teen Facing Robbery Charges

Posted: 02/25/2009 - A teenager is arrested accused of robbing a Southern Kentucky grocery store at gunpoint.

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Beshear: Kentucky's Share Of Stimulus $3.2 Billion

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Gov. Steve Beshear unveiled the “Kentucky at Work” initiative – the details of an estimated $3 billion in stimulus funding from the federal government that will be invested in Kentucky over the next 28 months.

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Drug Operation Shut Down

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Officials in one county say they are working hard to stop drug trafficking operations that are run through businesses.

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Iran Says it Now Runs More Than 6,000 Centrifuges

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Iran's nuclear chief says the country has increased the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 6,000, the latest show of defiance to U.N. demands it halt the enrichment program.

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Auditor: Airport Spending Wasteful & Arrogant

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Calling managers wasteful and arrogant, State Auditor Crit Luallen released her report Wednesday on spending practices at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport. She says $500,000 was blown in just three years.

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Civil Complaint Filed Against Letcher County Oil Company

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The water concerns in Letcher County lead one man to file a civil complaint against Childers Oil, the company the state says is responsible for the petroleum spill that made the water unusable. Meanwhile, county officials are doing all they can to make sure something like this does not happen again.

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