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Beshear Vetoes Transportation Funding Bill

Updated: 04/29/2008 - Gov. Steve Beshear vetoed a two-year, $3.8 billion transportation plan on Monday, saying the legislation would have hampered his administration's ability to adequately manage road projects in the state.

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West Virginia To Revisit Mine Seal Rules

Posted: 04/29/2008 - The state Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety plans to revisit West Virginia's regulations for sealing abandoned sections of coal mines.

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Concerns Raised Over Fish Kill

Posted: 04/28/2008 - A reported fish kill on the Russell Fork of the Big Sandy River has Pike County Judge/Executive Wayne T. Rutherford concerned about the safety of the waterways in that section of the Big Sandy River.

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Murder Trial Is Set For August

Updated: 04/29/2008 - Tonya Henson is charged with murder in connection with the October death of 70-year-old Kenneth Clay.

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Debate Held In Prestonsburg

Posted: 04/28/2008 - Some eastern Kentucky college students had the opportunity to hear what each presidential candidate had to say about many issues that will impact their future. The three candidates themselves weren't present. They each had representatives.

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Murder Trial Begins

Updated: 04/28/2008 - A murder trial begins for two eastern Kentucky parents in the death of their 11-month-old child.

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Governor Beshear Set To Sign Romeo's Law

Updated: 04/28/2008 - Among other bills, Governor Beshear will sign Romeo's Law which increases the penalties for people found guilty of abusing animals.

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Mountain Cold Case - Zelma Anderson - 1982

Updated: 06/04/2008 - More than 25 years have passed and the 1982 murder of a hairdresser in Floyd County remains unsolved. Authorities say Zelma Anderson was likely strangled, beaten, sexually assaulted and dumped on an abandoned strip mine. Her family is convinced there are people out there who know who did it.

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New Airport Coming To Letcher County

Updated: 04/27/2008 - The Isom community in Letcher County is buzzing about a new airport, one that officials say could lead to more than one hundred jobs.

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Former Ashland Editor Sierer Dies

Posted: 04/27/2008 - Paul W. Sierer, a longtime journalist who served as editor of The Daily Independent from 1980 to 1989, died Saturday morning. He was 81.

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Rescue Squad Celebrates 50 Years Of Service

Updated: 04/28/2008 - It's the oldest rescue squad in the state that started after the worst school bus accident is U.S. History. The Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad began after a bus crash in 1958 that killed 26 students and the bus's driver.

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