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Congressional Leaders Optimistic On Revived Bailout

Updated: 10/01/2008 - The Senate pushed toward passage Wednesday of a $700 billion financial industry bailout, and opposition to the package among House Republican conservatives appeared to be softening as well, thanks partly to a provision to increase insurance for people's deposits.

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Seven Arrested in Drug Round Up

Updated: 10/01/2008 - From prescription pills to cocaine, officers set out to arrest nearly a dozen people they say were selling drugs on the streets of south eastern Kentucky.

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Kentucky Senate President Demands Apology

Updated: 10/01/2008 - Senate President David Williams wants Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo to apologize for comments he made about Kentuckians and their views on Barack Obama.

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Huge TVA Electric Rate Increase Takes Effect

Posted: 10/01/2008 - The Tennessee Valley Authority's largest electric rate increase in more than three decades takes effect Wednesday as thousands of consumers already are struggling to pay their power bills and avoid service cutoffs.

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Injured Massey Miner Remains Critical

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Government investigators say a critically injured coal mine mechanic was checking the oil level on a piece of equipment when a protective shield was lowered onto his head accidentally.

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New Cruiser Coming To Police Force

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Congressman Harold "Hal" Rogers announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) program has approved a $12,900 grant for the Wolfe County Sheriff's Department

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Coal Companies Have Eyes on Wheelwright's Coal

Updated: 09/30/2008 - It could be the answer to one eastern Kentucky town's financial problems, but some city officials say they want to make sure it's the right decision before agreeing to it. Wheelwright officials say two coal companies are looking to pay the city hundreds of thousands of dollars for their coal.

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Lawmakers Try To Revise Bailout, FDIC Hike Possible

Updated: 09/30/2008 - Congressional leaders scrambled Tuesday to come up with changes to help them sell the failed $700 billion financial bailout to rank-and-file members. One idea gathering support: raise the federal deposit insurance limit to reassure nervous savers and help small businesses.

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Fast Food Feeling the Pinch

Updated: 09/30/2008 - Consumers are not the only ones feeling the pinch. The sluggish economy is taking its toll on businesses, including fast food restaurants.

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Police Search For Armed Robbers

Updated: 09/30/2008 - Police are looking for two men they say robbed a Breathitt County grocery at gunpoint.

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