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Van Lear Festival In Full Swing In Paintsville

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Celebration was in full swing at the 22nd Annual Van Lear Festival. Visitors from across the country made their way to Johnson County to attend the festivities.

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Fletcher, Beshear Spar At Fancy Farm Picnic

Updated: 08/04/2007 - FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) - Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear lit into each other on a steaming hot Saturday at Kentucky's premier political event, kicking off a fall campaign season focused on the incumbent's past legal turmoil and the challenger's support for opening the state to casino gambling.

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Jury Deliberating Sentence For Fort Campbell Soldier

Posted: 08/04/2007 - FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - A military jury at Fort Campbell has been deliberating today on a sentence for a soldier convicted of rape and murder in the death of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and her family.

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Fancy Farm Picnic Underway In Western Kentucky

Updated: 08/04/2007 - Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear lit into each other on a steaming hot Saturday at Kentucky's premier political event, kicking off the fall campaign with an exchange focusing on the incumbent's past legal turmoil and the challenger's support for opening the state to casino gambling.

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Judge Rejects Plea Agreement

Posted: 08/04/2007 - A judge has tossed out a plea agreement for a man accused of trying to burn his brother alive.

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Ragland Appears In Court

Posted: 08/03/2007 - Shane Ragland is awaiting his second trial for the 1994 murder of U.K. Football Player Trent Digiuro.

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Manitowoc Company Recalling Green Beans

Posted: 08/03/2007 - MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin company is voluntarily recalling 14-and-a-half-ounce cans of French Style Green Beans that were canned under various labels.

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New Jobs Could Be Coming To London

Updated: 08/03/2007 - More than 300 jobs could be coming to a Southeastern Kentucky community. One city leader in London is saying it is just part of a much bigger trend of businesses coming to their town.

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Back To School Time Across Region

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Several school districts have already started back up this week, but many more are going to start next week.

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How Safe Are Bridges Here In Eastern Kentucky?

Updated: 08/03/2007 - We depend on them every day to get us home, or to work, or even just to visit a friend. After this week's bridge collapse in Minneapolis, many are questioning how safe our bridges here in Eastern Kentucky really are.

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Local Man Survives Minnesota Bridge Collapse

Updated: 08/04/2007 - For every survivor who lived through the collapse of the 35-W bridge, there is a different terrifying account to be told. 25 year old Brian Sturgill of Ashland is one of those people with a story.

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Ford Recalling 3.6 Million Vehicles For Faulty Cruise Control Switch

Posted: 08/03/2007 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Friday it is recalling 3.6 million passenger cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans to address concerns about a cruise control switch that has led to previous recalls based on reports of fires.

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State Tourism Posts Web Cam Views of Lake Cumberland

Updated: 08/03/2007 - State tourism officials are touting six Web cams that show live lake conditions at Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. Tourism Commissioner Randy Fiveash says the 24-hour Internet access can help visitors plan their vacations.

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Judge Says Airport Can't be Sued for Comair Crash

Posted: 08/03/2007 - A judge on Thursday ruled Blue Grass Airport can't be sued for last summer's deadly Comair plane crash, dealing a major blow to the airline's efforts to divide blame and potentially millions of dollars in damages.

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