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No Arrest Made Following Suspicious Fires

Posted: 03/12/2007 - Investigators say at least 11 fires have burned in the past week. Some abandoned homes and a barn full of farm equipment were destroyed.

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New Jobs Coming To Pikeville

Updated: 03/12/2007 - A major announcement Monday in one Eastern Kentucky county where 150 new jobs will be added to a calling center.

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Gas Company Raises Rates

Posted: 03/12/2007 - Interstate Gas increased gas rates from $5.50 per unit up to nearly $15 per unit.

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Interstate 75 Back Open After Accident

Posted: 03/12/2007 - Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement officials say an accident involving two tractor-trailers shut down I-75 southbound for part of the day.

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Case Heading To The Grand Jury

Posted: 03/12/2007 - The case against Thomas Slone, the Knott County man who police say severely beat another man, is headed the grand jury.

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Reports Says Flood Walls May Be Needed In Pikeville

Updated: 03/12/2007 - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say they've been studying flooding dangers in Pike County and believe a massive flood like what happened in 1977 would destroy most homes and businesses on the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River.

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Fletcher Takes On Investigation In His First TV Ad Of Campaign

Posted: 03/12/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher's first campaign commercial this year compares the investigation of his administration's hiring practices to being confronted by schoolyard bullies and proclaims that he never flinched and ultimately won.

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Busy Day In Frankfort

Posted: 03/12/2007 - It was a busy day in Frankfort as several bills were up for consideration.

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Kentucky Senate Approves Mine Safety Bill

Updated: 03/12/2007 - Melissa Lee burst into tears when she learned that Kentucky lawmakers had given final approval to legislation aimed at making coal mines safer places to work.

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Minimum Wage Workers May Get A Raise

Posted: 03/13/2007 - Kentucky's lowest paid workers would get a pay raise under a measure that has cleared the General Assembly on Monday and now goes to Gov. Ernie Fletcher for consideration.

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Marshall University Basketball Coach

Updated: 03/12/2007 - Marshall University Director of Athletics Bob Marcum announced today that Ron Jirsa will not be retained as head men's basketball coach.

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Eastern Kentucky Park Adds 950 Acres

Posted: 03/12/2007 - Cumberland Gap National Historic Park bought a 950-acre tract next to Fern Lake as part of a move to secure the lake and its surrounding watershed of 4,500 acres.

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Forest Fires Continue Across Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 03/12/2007 - Forest fires continue to be a big problem across much of Eastern Kentucky. Forestry officials say six fires are burning in Bell County alone and at least one came dangerously close to some homes.

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Darby Widow's Getting National Attention

Posted: 03/11/2007 - CBS's Bob Simon interviewed miner's widows in Harlan County on 60 Minutes Sunday evening. Simon talked to miner’s families and federal officials about why so many miners were killed in Eastern Kentucky mines in 2006.

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Could Iraq War Hurt Republican's In 2008?

Posted: 03/11/2007 - Republican Committee Chairman and Eastern Kentucky Native Mike Duncan talked about the Iraq war's effect on the upcoming 2008 presidential election.

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