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KVE Officer Receives National Award

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement Officer Landry Collett has received a national award for his efforts to stop drinking and driving. Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the award in Washington D.C.

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Ozone Season Begins

Updated: 03/01/2007 - The Division for Air Quality (DAQ) announces the beginning of ozone season, when harmful ground-level ozone - commonly known as smog - is most likely to form.

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Communities Push For Anti-Drug Legislation During Rally At Capitol

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Representatives from Operation UNITE community coalitions across the state rallied in the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday, February 28, to showsupport for pending substance abuse legislation aimed at reducing the impact of drugs in Kentucky.

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Inmates Are Now Being Held In New Jail

Updated: 03/01/2007 - The Harlan County Judge Executive says the inmates were moved from the old jail after several changes had to be made in the facility to meet state standards.

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Mine Safety Administrator Defends Implementation Of Mine Law

Posted: 02/28/2007 - More than a year after the Sago mine explosion that killed 12 miners, protections for miners potentially trapped underground in a similar incident have not yet been implemented, the United Mine Workers president said Wednesday.

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Group Looking To Make Corbin Smoke Free

Updated: 02/28/2007 - There is an effort in another Eastern Kentucky city to pass a smoking ban. Several communities have already passed such a measure. A community group in Corbin is urging city leaders there to do just that.

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Fire Chief Recovering From Accident

Posted: 02/28/2007 - Johnson County officials say Oil Springs Fire Chief Wade Cantrell was responding to an accident on Route 40 at Barrents Creek when he lost control of the fire engine and flipped.

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5th Grader Takes Stand Against Drugs

Posted: 02/28/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky 5th grader told a packed Capital Rotunda crowd of how drugs turned his parent’s lives upside down.

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Students Learn About Coal Mining

Updated: 02/28/2007 - If you think Eastern Kentucky coal only affects our region, meet one group of high school students that traveled all the way from South Carolina to learn more about coal and mining, and trace the path of their energy.

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Eastern Kentucky Bus Accident Remembered

Updated: 02/28/2007 - 49 years ago Wednesday, a bus ran off old U.S. 23 near Prestonsburg and plunged into the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River killing 26 students and the bus driver.

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Drinking Water Being Delivered To Knott County Residents

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Several county departments have been working for days to restore water to residents after a combination of problems left wells in several parts of the county dry. Wednesday, officials said things are looking much better.

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Lieutenant Governor Continues Criticisms Of Governor

Updated: 02/28/2007 - Lieutenant Governor Steve Pence has told a newspaper that Governor Fletcher pardoned members of his staff in the midst of a patronage probe to try to keep the investigation from incriminating anyone in the governor's office.

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Senate Passes Bill To Bolster DUI Fight

Updated: 02/28/2007 - A bill aimed at bolstering the fight against drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs won easy approval from the Kentucky Senate.

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