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Teen Is Killed In Hunting Accident

Updated: 12/17/2007 - Family and friends say they are in shock after hearing one of their own, fourteen year old Ryan Hawkins accidentally shot himself during a hunting trip in Letcher County.

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Holiday Stress Can Be Dangerous To Your Health

Updated: 12/17/2007 - Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, but with all the shopping, decorating and hectic schedules, the stress of the holidays can be overwhelming and for some dangerous!

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Newspaper Says I-66 Isn't Getting Support

Posted: 12/16/2007 - The paper claims that U.S. Representative Hal Rogers has pushed the millions of dollars toward the proposed highway, but that it's not getting support from other states across the country or even in western Kentucky.

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Touch Of Winter Blows In

Updated: 12/17/2007 - The white stuff kept road crews busy Sunday morning & night, but dispatchers say roads in several counties had to be closed due to downed trees and power lines and it wasn't the snow that did that!

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Project To Improve Runway From Comair Crash Remains in Limbo

Posted: 12/15/2007 - Plans to revamp the runway that was the focus of the deadly Comair 5191 crash have been complicated by gubernatorial politics and a bitter land dispute, and airport officials may soon have to make some difficult choices about the project.

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Worker Killed After Falling From Ladder Truck

Updated: 12/15/2007 - Officials say Charles Rucker, who works for Carter Signs, fell from a ladder truck Friday at the Baymont Inn and Suites off Interstate 75 in Corbin while he was changing lights on the outside of the motel.

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Road Crews Prepare For Weekend System

Updated: 12/15/2007 - WYMT's Jeff Gould was out and about talking with people who say they're trying to finish up Christmas shopping and hoping wet or snowy weather won't interfere.

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New Detox Medication Being Used In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 12/14/2007 - As drug abuse continues to plague Eastern Kentucky, a new detox medication has emerged in the last several years. Suboxone is growing in popularity as a medication to help get people off drugs.

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Cameras Capture Courtroom Scuffle

Updated: 12/14/2007 - Courtroom cameras in Somerset captured some of the scuffle between an assault suspect, the bailiff, and some deputies.

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Road Crews Preparing For Weekend Storm

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Posted: 12/14/2007 - We could be in store for quite a weekend with everything from potentially flooding rains Saturday to accumulating snow on Sunday. Crews across the region are preparing for the worst.

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Highway renamed for Kentucky Cy Young winner

Updated: 12/14/2007 - Community leaders in Ashland today unveiled signs marking the "Brandon Webb Highway" in honor of Webb - the Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher who is the first Kentuckian to win a Cy Young Award.

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Animal Abuse Trial Underway

Updated: 12/14/2007 - The trial is underway for a Southern Kentucky man accused of severely beating his dog, Romeo.

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ARH Strike Negotiations Continuing

Posted: 12/14/2007 - Contract negotiations are continuing between Appalachian Regional Healthcare and the Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Associations.

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