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Rogers Secures $500,000 to Promote Southeastern Kentucky Tourism

Posted: 06/28/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that will provide $500,000 in funding for Southern and Eastern Kentucky's Tourism Development Association, SEKTDA.

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Rogers Secures $1 Million to Protect Fern Lake Watershed

Posted: 06/28/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced another milestone today in the long-term effort to secure land around Fern Lake and include it in the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.

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MSHA Announces Plans To Improve Mine Inspections

Posted: 06/28/2007 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal inspectors missed obvious problems and failed to follow procedures before three high-profile accidents last year that killed 19 men at underground coal mines, the Mine Safety and Health Administration said Thursday.

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House Democrats Question Fletcher's Special Session Plans

Posted: 06/28/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Speaker Jody Richards is concerned about the cost of calling lawmakers into special session and says his chamber has the option of convening and dismissing on the same day.

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State Awards $2.3 Million In Recycling Grants

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 28, 2007) – Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced that 26 recycling programs across the Commonwealth are receiving $2.3 million in state grants to further their efforts to reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills.

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Sykes Enterprises Holding Job Fair

Updated: 06/28/2007 - More than two hundred jobs are up for grabs. Those jobs are at Sykes Enterprises after officials announced a long awaited return to Perry County.

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Bald Eagle Population Soaring in Kentucky

Posted: 06/28/2007 - The American Bald Eagle population has grown so dramatically that government officials are expected to announce today that the bird is no longer a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

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Confusion Over Assault Case

Updated: 06/28/2007 - The victim says the man who hit him claimed he was a Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy.

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Many Questioning The Side Effects Of Steroids

Updated: 06/27/2007 - He's known as the "Canadian Crippler", but many now ask why professional wrestling super star Chris Benoit would kill his wife and child, then himself. That's what police believe happened but it's another discovery prompting even more questions. Police say they found steroids at Benoit's house, a drug some experts blame for aggression and rage. Police say he is the eighth wrestler to commit suicide in the last 16 years.

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Drought Causing 4th of July To Be Dark For Some

Posted: 06/27/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - An emergency order banning fireworks in the Daniel Boone National Forest, prompted by widespread drought, went into effect Wednesday.

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National Group Takes Aim At McConnell On Immigration

Posted: 06/27/2007 - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, who helped revive an immigration bill this week, is drawing criticism back home in a sharply worded television ad being run by a national group.

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Gender Determined For Remains Found

Posted: 06/27/2007 - As the investigation continues into a body found in a barrel in Laurel County; police say they have new information into the case.

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