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Ongoing Drought Helping Spark Forest Fires

Updated: 08/26/2007 - The continuing drought has caused a lot of problems for farmers trying to grow crops. The extremely dry conditions are also causing forest fires. At least two large fires have broken out in Eastern Kentucky in the last day alone. Firefighters are trying to keep the fires under control and away from people’s homes.

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One Year Later, Hundreds Gather To Remember Plane Crash Victims

Updated: 08/27/2007 - Thousands of people gathered Sunday to remember those lost in the plane crash and to thank those who first responded to the crash scene. Now, nearly a year later, friends and family of those who lost their lives on Flight 5191 are trying to put their lives back in order.

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Man Killed In Hit and Run Accident

Posted: 08/26/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky man is dead after being struck by a car on the side of the roadway and police need your help as they look for who hit the man.

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Brush Fire Threatens Several Homes

Posted: 08/26/2007 - Firefighters are still on scene of a small brush fire that spread into a full on forest fire not far from homes.

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Barack Obama To Visit The Bluegrass

Posted: 08/25/2007 - Democratic Presidential Candidate Barack Obama will make a stop in the Bluegrass Sunday at the Heritage Hall in the Lexington Convention Center.

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Despite The Heat, Firefighters Prepare For The Worst

Updated: 08/25/2007 - The heat can be especially difficult for those who at any moment might have to put heavy clothing, lots of equipment, and go face to face with fire. We're talking about firefighters and many of them gathered Saturday in Eastern Kentucky to learn how to stay safe on the job.

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Ethics Panel Looking For Change

Posted: 08/25/2007 - A state ethics panel is supporting a change of how its members are appointed, a move aimed at limiting allegations of political bias.

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Extreme Drought Continues To Plague Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 08/25/2007 - An extreme drought continues across the region and across Eastern Kentucky with as much as ten to twenty inches of rain needed in some areas. The lack of rain and heat isn't just burning up the people of Eastern Kentucky it's threatening farmers livelihoods.

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National Guard Troops Return From Iraq

Posted: 08/25/2007 - It was a happy homecoming for some Kentucky Army National Guard troops back from Iraq after almost a year of service.

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Heat Delays Football Game

Posted: 08/24/2007 - The heat created some problems for the start of the high school football season Friday night.

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Department Store Damaged By Fire

Updated: 08/24/2007 - Fire officials suspect the heat may have led to a fire at a Southeastern Kentucky department store.

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