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Site Selection Process Begins For Future Letcher County Prison

Posted: 06/20/2008 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers announced Friday that the Federal Bureau of Prisons awarded a contract to an international engineering firm to perform a site selection study for a possible federal prison in Letcher County.

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25 Officers Graduate From Criminal Justice Basic Training

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Law enforcement officers from 18 agencies across the state, including several in eastern Kentucky, graduated Friday from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

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Congress Debates Intervention Into Racing Safety

Posted: 06/20/2008 - Congress chided Big Brown's trainer for a lack of manners and the horse racing industry for failing to do enough to regulate itself. Then it threatened to pass legislation that would make the sport safer.

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Body Identified In Whitley County

Updated: 06/20/2008 - Police have now identified a man who was shot three times in the head and left along the side of Cane Gap Road in Whitley County.

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Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Jumps

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The state says a combination of students entering the work force and people looking for work to offset higher gasoline costs helped lift the unemployment rate.

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Shoplifting Is Climbing In One City

Posted: 06/19/2008 - There's been a drastic increase in shoplifting in southern Kentucky and retailers and police say the economy could be fueling the criminal activity.

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Motorcycle Accident Kills A Man

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Police say 37-year old Philip Anthony Miracle of Calvin was going north when he lost control rounding a curve.

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Historic Mansion Gutted By Fire

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Owner James Green was on his way home from a Florida vacation, but when he pulled up, he discovered his home in ruins.

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Winners Announced In Mine Rescue Contest

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Twenty-seven teams from six states participated in the Mine Safety and Health Administration training at the Perry County Park.

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Man Injured In Accident

Posted: 06/19/2008 - One man is in the hospital after his motorcycle collides with a car in Whitesburg.

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"Princess" Dies

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Some sad news to report tonight about a dog many of you have gotten to know.

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Brother of Clay City Police Chief Reacts to Lawsuit

Posted: 06/19/2008 - More than a year after he was killed in the line of duty, the widow of an Eastern Kentucky Police Chief files a lawsuit. Now, one of the brothers of Chief Lacy is saying it was just something that had to be done.

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Union, Dems Pan MSHA Belt-Air Proposal

Posted: 06/19/2008 - Coal mines could continuing using conveyer belt tunnels to pump fresh air underground under new rules proposed by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration.

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MSHA Warns 16 Mining Companies Over Safety

Posted: 06/19/2008 - The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has told 16 U.S. mining companies that they repeatedly violated health and safety rules and warned them to clean up their acts.

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