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New Study Links Obesity To Other Health Risks

Updated: 11/01/2007 - The same amount of people also have a greater risk of getting various forms of cancer. Doctor Kudrimoti says even more alarming is the rate of obesity right here in eastern Kentucky.

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Kentucky Opens Gillispie Era With Exhibition Blowout

Posted: 11/01/2007 - Billy Gillispie took the court as Kentucky's coach for the first time Wednesday night and, if one exhibition game is any indication, he's making good on his promise to turn up the tempo.

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"Duct Tape Bandit" Trial Delayed

Posted: 10/31/2007 - Kasey Kazee's trial was supposed to start next week in Boyd County, but the judge says Kazee needs a psychiatric exam before the case can go forward.

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Staph Expert Visits Eastern Kentucky To Ease MRSA Concerns

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Fears about MRSA staph infections spreading to Eastern Kentucky continue to worry parents and school administrators. Wednesday, a University of Louisville doctor and staph expert came to Paintsville to talk about why people are so concerned and what you can do to help become part of the solution.

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Murder Trial Moved To Letcher County

Posted: 10/31/2007 - Wednesday morning, a judge moved the trial for Don Reed to Letcher County. Reed is charged in connection with the murder of Brandy Rowe.

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Archeologists Examine Human Remains Found in Somerset

Updated: 11/01/2007 - The question now for archeologists is if there's just one grave or possibly two. The coroner says there's also the possibility that they could identify the person who was buried in the lot.

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CPSC Announces Four Recalls

Posted: 10/31/2007 - SimplyFun Recalls Ribbit Board Games Due to Risk of Lead Exposure, Toys "R" Us Recalls Elite Operations Toys Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard, Halloween "Ugly Teeth" Recalled By Amscan Inc. Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard, and Toy Figures Recalled by Henry Gordy International Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard.

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House Panel OK's Mine Safety Bill

Posted: 10/31/2007 - A congressional committee endorsed legislation today aimed at improving mine emergency response plans.

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Candidates Gambling On Casino Issue, But Voters Get Last Say

Posted: 10/31/2007 - The Kentucky governor's race has at times mirrored a high-stakes poker game, as Gov. Ernie Fletcher and challenger Steve Beshear bet the house - or at least their campaigns - on whether the state should legalize casino gambling.

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Alpha Natural Resources Says Third-Quarter Profit Down

Posted: 10/31/2007 - Coal mine operator Alpha Natural Resources says its net income declined more than 38 percent in the third quarter despite higher revenue from growing sales of metallurgical-grade coal.

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Arson Likely Cause Of Garage Fire

Updated: 10/31/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky man says his boat and everything else in his garage was destroyed by fire and police say the fire was intentionally set.

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Obesity Nearing Smoking As Cancer Risk

Posted: 10/31/2007 - A major report cites obesity as a cancer risk factor that one co-author says approaches and may even surpass smoking. Another co-author calls the obesity-cancer link the report demonstrates "remarkable."

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Mine Union Criticizes Rescue Rule

Posted: 10/31/2007 - The United Mine Workers has panned a proposed federal rule designed to improve rescue operations at the nation's 653 underground coal mines, in part by cutting maximum emergency response times in half.

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