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Roundup Targets Prescription Pill Traffickers

Updated: 10/25/2007 - An investigation by Operation UNITE into the illegal sales of prescription drugs in Pike County resulted in arrest warrants being issued for 22 suspected dealers.

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Eight Sentenced on Drug Charges

Posted: 10/25/2007 - Eight people were sentenced on drug-related offenses by Breathitt Circuit Judge Frank Allen Fletcher on Friday, October 19, said Commonwealth Attorney Darrell Herald.

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Eastern Kentucky School Closes After Staph Case

Updated: 10/25/2007 - Letcher County School officials made the decision to close schools Thursday after being told by a parent that her child, a student at the high school, had a staph infection. Thursday, crews worked to disinfect every building in the county, but experts warn that protecting yourself from staph is up to you.

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ICG Earnings Decline $1.9 million In Third Quarter

Posted: 10/25/2007 - International Coal Group says production shortfalls and rising costs at several mining complexes offset strong performances at operations in eastern Kentucky and other operations during the third quarter.

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Physician Shares His Thoughts On MRSA

Updated: 10/25/2007 - Several staph infection cases are reported across the region and parents are concerned about the risk of infection at schools. Tonight, an infectious diseases specialist explains how the superbug MRSA is treated and gives his opinion about school closings.

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ARH Facing Lawsuit

Posted: 10/24/2007 - Appalachian Regional Healthcare is now the target of a lawsuit filed by two former employees.

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Sykes Bringing New Jobs To Perry County

Updated: 10/24/2007 - The company came back to Hazard in May, expecting to hire 200 people by the end of the year, but new found success has doubled that number.

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School District Cancels Classes Because Of Staph

Updated: 10/24/2007 - Morgan County School board officials told students to stay home Wednesday after they found out a high school student has a staph infection. School officials cancelled classes to thoroughly clean every building in the district.

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Preventing Child Abuse

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Three people who live on the same street in Paintsville are in jail accused of sexually abusing a total of five children. That sort of abuse is not as rare as some might think. Some Eastern Kentucky health officials say it just gets worse every year. WYMT's Angela Sparkman shows us what we can do to prevent this kind of abuse.

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Methamphetamine Focus Of Investigation Leading To Roundup

Posted: 10/24/2007 - A cooperative investigation between Operation UNITE and the Morehead Police Department resulted in arrest warrants for 27 people, most dealing with the production of methamphetamine in Rowan County.

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