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Peabody Considering High-Tech Plant In Kentucky

Posted: 06/19/2007 - Peabody Energy Corp. is considering building a coal conversion plant in Kentucky that could cost up to$3 billion and bring up to 800 full-time jobs, according to a letter released late Tuesday.

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Panel Studying Overhaul Possibilities For State Pensions

Posted: 06/19/2007 - A panel set up by Gov. Ernie Fletcher is looking at ways to overhaul the state's retirement system, but that shouldn't worry current employees and retired personnel, the panel's chairman said Tuesday.

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Widow Who Lobbied For Safer Mines Settles Lawsuit

Posted: 06/18/2007 - An eastern Kentucky woman who lobbied the General Assembly for safer coal mines after her husband was killed in a roof fall has agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit over his death.

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Leaders Gather In Pikeville For Energy Symposium

Updated: 06/18/2007 - A new vision for energy in the year 2030. That's what leaders from at least 14 states gathered to discuss in Pike County Monday at an energy symposium, how to gain independence from foreign oil by using natural resources in Eastern Kentucky.

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Teenager Drowns In Southern Kentucky Lake

Posted: 06/18/2007 - The family of a 17-year-old from Laurel County is grieving after he drowned while swimming with a friend in Laurel Lake on Monday afternoon.

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Slain Kentucky Police Chief Remembered At Funeral

Posted: 06/17/2007 - The funeral for a small town police chief fatally shot in the line of duty attracted hundreds of law enforcement officers from every corner of Kentucky Sunday.

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Incentives Plan For Coal To Liquid Plant Outlined

Posted: 06/17/2007 - A plan has been presented that would provide tax incentives for a coal to liquid fuel plant in Kentucky. Some officials say that financial assistance can help bring a plant to Eastern Kentucky.

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Grocery Prices On The Rise

Updated: 06/16/2007 - Chances are you're paying a little more for several things these days, for example, gasoline. Many people say they're experiencing pain at other places than just the pump. A trip down the dairy aisle is getting more expensive too.

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