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Officials Say Arson In Eastern Kentucky Is Out Of Control

Updated: 10/19/2007 - Forestry officials say the arson problem in Eastern Kentucky is out of control and if it continues, we could see damage similar to some of the worst wildfires out west before the end of forest fire season! Tonight, learn why the problem is more dangerous than ever and what officials are doing to catch arsonists.

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Recalls Announced

Updated: 10/19/2007 - Payless ShoeSource Recalls Girls' Boots Due to Fall Hazard, Kong Maxx Ladder Stands Sold at Gander Mountain Recalled Due to Fall Hazard, Additional Injuries Prompt Re-announcement of Sportsstuff Recall of Air Pumps, and the Gymboree Corp. Recalls Toy Swords Due to Breakage and Laceration Hazard.

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Clinic Expands Services

Posted: 10/18/2007 - The Primary Care Center in Knott County recently renovated their clinic to double the number of exam rooms. They also added lab and radiology services to make a doctor's visit more convenient for their patients.

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ARH To Meet With Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Union Officials

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Appalachian Regional Healthcare officials say they will meet for a second time with a federal mediator and representatives from the Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Association Union in efforts to resolve issues surrounding the nurses' strike at ARH hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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Officials Working To Help Drug Addicts Recover

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Substance abuse counselors, corrections officers, and parole officers in Floyd County are working together to help drug addicts recover and stay out of jail.

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Funding Presented For K-START Program In Martin County

Updated: 10/18/2007 - State officials say 80 percent of Kentucky foster children have parents addicted to drugs and they say 180 of those affected families are in Martin County. Now four million dollars is on its way to help get the parents clean and save the children.

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Protecting Your Family From Staph Infections

Updated: 10/18/2007 - Kentuckians should be aware of dangerous skin infections and take simple precautions to prevent infection from bacteria like Staphylococcal aureus, or staph, particularly strains that are difficult to treat with antibiotics.

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Drug Investigation Leads To 23 Indictments

Updated: 10/18/2007 - BOONEVILLE – An undercover investigation by Operation UNITE into drug dealing in Owsley County resulted in 23 indictment warrants.

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Governor Changes Gear In Campaign For Re-Election

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Governor Fletcher is re-directing his campaign for re-election by telling voters about hisaccomplishments, rather than why they should not vote for his opponent.

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Court Review Of Kentucky Case Leads To Decrease In US Executions

Posted: 10/18/2007 - With an inmate spared execution Wednesday in Virginia, the United States is headed for the fewest executions in a year since the mid-1990s because of concerns over lethal injections and the Supreme Court's pending review of the issue.

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Theft Of Catalytic Coverters On The Rise In Appalachia

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Copper has long been the precious metal of choice for Appalachian thieves who risk their lives cutting away at power lines. But some in Kentucky have caught on to an easier way to make a buck.

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