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Forest Fires Threatens Hazard Homes

Updated: 10/22/2007 - Another forest fire threatens homes in Perry County Sunday night. Forestry officials say the fire started around 8:30pm Sunday night in the Walkertown area of Hazard.

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Drug Robbery Case Begins Jury Selection

Posted: 10/22/2007 - Jury selection is scheduled to get under way later this morning in the case of the Wheelwright family drug robbery in Floyd County in January of last year.

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Gators Tied Atop Crowded SEC East

Posted: 10/22/2007 - The Florida Gators are in a familiar spot after this weekends win over the University of Kentucky - atop the Southeastern Conference's East Division.

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Officials Take To The Sky To Spot Forest Fires

Updated: 10/22/2007 - Unusually warm temperatures, dry air, and falling leaves. With those conditions, fires can get out of control quick. So forestry officials were working hard Sunday to keep fires contained.

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EKU President May Get Extension

Posted: 10/21/2007 - The interim president at Eastern Kentucky University may be getting a contract extension

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Fletcher, Beshear Debate With Election Closing In

Posted: 10/21/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic opponent Steve Beshear disagreed during a Sunday night debate over whether public universities in Kentucky should be allowed to offer domestic partner benefits to their employees.

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Wildcats Drop Out Of Top Ten In Latest Polls

Updated: 10/21/2007 - After spending last week in the top 10, the Kentucky Wildcats have now dropped to 14th in the AP poll and 15th in the USA Today poll after Saturday's loss to Florida.

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ATV Riders Asked To Help Spot Arsonist

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Despite some rain, forestry officials say we're still at risk for forest fires and there's not a whole lot they can do about that except hope for even more rain. Forestry officials are trying do something about arson, something they say actually causes most of the fires.

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Toddler Killed, Mother Injured In Lee County Accident

Updated: 10/22/2007 - They were looking forward to celebrating his third birthday but tonight, an Eastern Kentucky family is trying to deal with the death of a two year old killed in a car accident.

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Couple Arraigned On Murder Charges

Posted: 10/20/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky couple charged with murder after the death of their ten month old baby has been arraigned in court.

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Kentucky Falls To Florida 45-37

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Tim Tebow threw for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 14 Florida rebounded from back-to-back losses with a 45-37 victory over No. 8 Kentucky on Saturday. It was the Gators' 21st straight win against the Wildcats.

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Governor Delivers Funding For Water Project In Lee County

Posted: 10/20/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher today announced a $500,000 Kentucky Infrastructure Authority grant for the city of Beattyville – part of a $1.46 million project to install nine miles of water lines to underserved areas of Lee County.

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Governor Fletcher Breaks Ground on Mtn. Parkway Widening Project

Updated: 10/21/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher today joined state and local officials in breaking ground for a $48 million project to widen a section of the Mountain Parkway east of Campton. Other than pavement resurfacing and bridge deck replacement no noteworthy improvements have been made to Kentucky’s first parkway since it opened in January 1963.

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Doctor Begins "Sight Night" Program

Posted: 10/19/2007 - Trick or treaters will be going door to door in the next couple weeks but could the Halloween tradition actually improve eyesight?

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Law Officials Prepare For The Worst

Updated: 10/19/2007 - School shootings and hostage situations are some of the most difficult scenarios to prepare for without hands on experience. WYMT's Jeff Gould shows us how some are getting that experience without endangering any lives.

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