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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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Kentucky To Retain All Court Records, Courts Chief Says

Posted: 04/14/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky will retain all court records forever, a move made criticism of the destruction of tens of thousands of old files from Louisville, the state's top court administrator said.

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Eastern Ky. Site To Be Reviewed For High Security Lab

Posted: 04/14/2007 - A team of federal inspectors will visit an eastern Kentucky county to look at a 150 acre site that's been proposed as home for a national laboratory that would handle deadly animal diseases.

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New Roller Coaster Opens In Dollywood

Updated: 04/14/2007 - It's a good reason to take a road trip this weekend. It's a new roller coaster that opened Friday at Dollywood in Tennessee.

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Family Of Fallen Miners Calling For More Changes

Updated: 04/14/2007 - Just a day after federal officials released the Darby Mine report, the family members of several miners killed on the job are calling for changes in the way investigators handle mine accidents. Federal officials say they're listening to the widows' suggestions.

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Crack Cocaine Dealers Nabbed In Owsley County

Posted: 04/13/2007 - A potential pipeline to funnel crack cocaine from Ohio to Owsley County was broken with the arrest of two men by Operation UNITE on Thursday, April 12.

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Rock Slides Closes Busy Pike County Road

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Highway District 12 has closed Town Mountain Road (KY 1426) from Town and Country Shopping Center to Skyline Liquors on the south side and from the Buckley's Creek Intersection to Ratliff's Creek on the north side.

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Sheriff Sam Catron Remembered

Updated: 04/14/2007 - Five years ago Friday, an Eastern Kentucky county was devastated when their sheriff of nearly 20 years was assassinated at an annual fish fry.

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