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Democrats Met For Televised Gubernatorial Debate

Posted: 04/16/2007 - Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in May's primary election were split Monday night on whether the state should impose steeper taxes on cigarettes.

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Vote Buyers Sentenced

Posted: 04/16/2007 - Two men who admitted that they paid voters to cast ballots in an eastern Kentucky election last year have been sentenced.

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PRIDE Cleanup Begins

Posted: 04/16/2007 - The PRIDE spring cleanup is underway in Perry county.

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East Kentucky Corporation Leader Dies

Posted: 04/16/2007 - The former executive director of an organization credited with bringing thousands of jobs to the region has died.

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New Strike Developments

Posted: 04/16/2007 - New developments in the strike between Appalachian Regional Healthcare and the United Steel Workers union.

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DUI Crash Into House Leads to Deputy in Danger

Posted: 04/16/2007 - A car crashed into a Laurel County home Sunday Night, but when police showed up to investigate the DUI accident, the homeowner grabbed his gun and tried to shoot the deputy when he wouldn't stop his inquiry into what happened.

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Still Time To File Your Taxes

Posted: 04/16/2007 - Monday marks a day after traditional tax day, but there's no need to panic if you didn't get your federal return in the mail by the 15th.

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Gunman Kills 32 In Shooting At Virginia Tech

Updated: 04/17/2007 - A gunman opened fire in a Virginia Tech dorm and then, two hours later, in a classroom across campus Monday, killing at least 32 people in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history, government officials told The Associated Press. The gunman was killed, bringing the death toll to 33.

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Roads Damaged By High Water

Updated: 04/15/2007 - State transportation officials say many roads have taken a beating from this rain. Several are closed and some are severely damaged.

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Flooding Closes Schools

Updated: 04/15/2007 - Keep it tuned to WYMT. We'll have the latest on any school closings or schedule changes.

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Accident In Letcher County Kills Two People

Posted: 04/15/2007 - Police say 29 year old Douglas G. Watts of Sand Lick was driving along Highway 119 in the Payne Gap community when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a wooden fence. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Family & Friends Remember Soldier Killed In Iraq

Updated: 04/15/2007 - He grew up here in Eastern Kentucky, but died serving his country in Iraq. Saturday, friends and family of Staff Sergeant Terry Prater remembered him as the boy they once knew and as a hero.

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Two People Injured In Accident

Posted: 04/14/2007 - Police say wet roads could be to blame for an early morning accident that seriously injured two people and stopped traffic for over two hours.

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