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New Law Could Reduce Number Of Gas Drive Offs

Updated: 07/06/2008 - With gas prices at record levels, police say the number of people driving off without paying for it continues to increase. A new law that goes into effect later this month would give gas station owners more power to enforce penalties for drive offs.

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Eastern Kentucky Fire Department Expanding Services

Updated: 07/06/2008 - At Millard Fire Department Station Number 4, officials say through a lease agreement with the Corp of Engineers they are able to expand their services to the community.

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Man Loses Control Of ATV, Dies

Posted: 07/06/2008 - Police say a man Stopover man was driving an ATV on Highway 194 in the Stopover community about 11:30 Saturday night when he lost control.

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Doctors Warning Kentucky About West Nile Virus

Posted: 07/06/2008 - C.D.C officials say there were four cases of the West Nile Virus in 2007. The virus is linked to mosquito bites and since mosquitoes are heavier in July and August, doctors are warning Kentuckians to be cautious.

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Experts See No Change For Struggling Economy

Updated: 07/06/2008 - A new administration takes the reigns at the White House next year, but will that mean drastic changes when it comes to the economic downturn? Experts say no.

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Community Programs Affected By High Gas Prices

Updated: 07/06/2008 - The Harlan County Community Action Agency offers free and low cost meals to people across the county, through programs like Meals on Wheels and "Summer Feeding", but organizers say high gas prices could affect their service.

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Unemployment Numbers Increase

Updated: 07/05/2008 - Earlier this week, we checked on the situation in Jackson County, which has the highest rate. Harlan Countians are also coping with a significant unemployment increase there.

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Woman Files Lawsuit After Deadly Accident

Posted: 07/05/2008 - An Eastern Kentucky man convicted of manslaughter in May now faces a lawsuit filed by the widow of the man he hit and killed in a traffic accident in Pike County.

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Two Firefighters Injured, One Arrested On Way to Fire

Updated: 07/06/2008 - Two Corbin firefighters are recovering tonight after being hurt while putting out a house fire. Meantime, another Corbin firefighter was arrested for DUI on his way to the scene.

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Well Known Somerset Physician Dies

Posted: 07/05/2008 - The Somerset Commonwealth Journal reports Doctor Richard "Dick" Weddle died Thursday after a brief illness.

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New Laws To Take Effect Soon

Posted: 07/05/2008 - After battling their way through this year's General Assembly, several new laws will soon go into effect.

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Staying Safe On The Lake

Updated: 07/05/2008 - As the Fourth of July weekend continues, for many it means fun in the sun, at least while it lasts, on Eastern Kentucky's lakes. Police are out on the waterways, making sure people are staying safe.

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Local Soldier Welcomed Home

Updated: 07/05/2008 - A local soldier has a major reason to celebrate on this Fourth of July! Specialist Jonathan Triplett of Harold recently returned home from a tour of duty in Iraq and says the support of his family and community is overwhelming.

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