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General Assembly Won't Convene Today

Posted: 08/13/2007 - Despite the recent effort to get lawmakers to reconvene in a special legislative session to pass an energy bill, it won't happen Monday.

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Sides Split Over Energy Incentive Proposal

Posted: 08/13/2007 - As the Kentucky General Assembly considers tax incentives aimed at luring a coal gassification plant to the state, interest groups are divided over its benefits.

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Drought Taking Its Toll On Area Farmers

Updated: 08/13/2007 - We've seen little rain in the mountains this summer and the drought is really taking a toll on people who depend on the land to make a living.

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Fatal House Fire In Pike County

Updated: 08/13/2007 - An autopsy is scheduled today after a fatal Eastern Kentucky fire early Sunday morning.

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Governor Candidates Differ On Pardoning Powers

Posted: 08/12/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic opponent in the November sixth election are split regarding the Kentucky chief executive's pardoning powers.

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Kentuckian Among Victims Of Accident At Indiana Coal Mine

Posted: 08/11/2007 - PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - The Gibson County coroner has identified the three men who fell from a construction bucket Friday, plunging 500 feet to their deaths in an air shaft being built at a coal mine.

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Mongiardo Says Statewide Recreation Trail Would Benefit Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 08/11/2007 - A statewide recreation trail could be in Eastern Kentucky's future. It could offer more jobs and visitors from all over the world. The Kentucky tourism industry brings in billions of dollars every year and employs thousands of people, but could those numbers grow even more?

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Clinic Works To Decrease Animal Overpopulation

Updated: 08/11/2007 - The Woodstock Animal Foundation and the local organization Paws and Claws teamed up to offer a low cost spay and neuter clinic to help pets and their owners.

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Major Doug Nelson Appointed New Assistant Chief

Posted: 08/11/2007 - Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler has announced the appointment of Lieutenant Doug Nelson to the rank of Major. He will serve as the department’s assistant chief.

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Airport Where 49 Died Adds Markings To Guide Pilots On Tarmac

Posted: 08/11/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - New markings to lead pilots to the right runway have been added to the tarmacs at Lexington's Blue Grass Airport. That's the site where 49 people were killed in a crash nearly a year ago that happened after their plane attempted to take off from the wrong strip.

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