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House Panel OK's Mine Safety Bill

Posted: 10/31/2007 - A congressional committee endorsed legislation today aimed at improving mine emergency response plans.

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Candidates Gambling On Casino Issue, But Voters Get Last Say

Posted: 10/31/2007 - The Kentucky governor's race has at times mirrored a high-stakes poker game, as Gov. Ernie Fletcher and challenger Steve Beshear bet the house - or at least their campaigns - on whether the state should legalize casino gambling.

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Alpha Natural Resources Says Third-Quarter Profit Down

Posted: 10/31/2007 - Coal mine operator Alpha Natural Resources says its net income declined more than 38 percent in the third quarter despite higher revenue from growing sales of metallurgical-grade coal.

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Arson Likely Cause Of Garage Fire

Updated: 10/31/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky man says his boat and everything else in his garage was destroyed by fire and police say the fire was intentionally set.

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Obesity Nearing Smoking As Cancer Risk

Posted: 10/31/2007 - A major report cites obesity as a cancer risk factor that one co-author says approaches and may even surpass smoking. Another co-author calls the obesity-cancer link the report demonstrates "remarkable."

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Mine Union Criticizes Rescue Rule

Posted: 10/31/2007 - The United Mine Workers has panned a proposed federal rule designed to improve rescue operations at the nation's 653 underground coal mines, in part by cutting maximum emergency response times in half.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Have Busy Day Of Campaigning

Posted: 10/31/2007 - Governor Fletcher and his challenger Steve Beshear have been traveling the state recently. Each has a week to convince voters that he is the right one to lead Kentucky for the next four years.

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City Lowers Natural Gas Prices

Updated: 10/31/2007 - Recently officials in the City of Hazard spent more than 2-million dollars on a contract with their supplier to lower the gas rate to city customers by 40 percent.

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Dog Attacks Woman; Family Speaks Out

Updated: 10/30/2007 - A Pulaski County woman continues to recover, after what police call a vicious attack by her neighbor's dogs.

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Paint Perry Pink Winner

Posted: 10/30/2007 - A group of Eastern Kentuckians hope the pink you see around town will remind you of the importance of breast cancer screenings.

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Fallen Soldier Remembered

Posted: 10/30/2007 - Friends and family remember Sergeant Edward Philpot as a loving father and dedicated soldier.

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Train Hits Car

Updated: 11/01/2007 - Police say the truck was at a crossing in front of the Mi-Dee Mart when a train hit the front of the truck.

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Two Men Die In Crash

Updated: 11/01/2007 - Sheriff's deputies say alcohol and excessive speed may have caused a deadly crash early Tuesday morning in Jackson County.

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Classes Will Resume In Leslie County

Posted: 10/30/2007 - There were no students in class in Leslie County on Tuesday, but there was a lot going on in the buildings.

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Natural Gas Consumers Can Expect To Pay More This Year

Updated: 10/30/2007 - Kentuckians who use natural gas can expect to pay more this season. Kentucky Public Service Commission Mark David Goss says consumers are facing a "fairly modest" hike this year.

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