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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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U.S. Marks July 4th With Fireworks, Revelry

Posted: 07/04/2008 - Americans across the country mixed patriotism and plain old good fun to mark Independence Day on Friday, with solemn ceremony alternating with parades and hot-dog-eating hijinks.

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Utilities To Seek Rate Increases

Posted: 07/04/2008 - Two of Kentucky's largest utilities plan petition the state for 2 percent rate increases for electricity, saying the money is necessary to upgrade equipment.

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Water Park Set To Re-Open Friday

Posted: 07/03/2008 - Somer-Splash in Pulaski County shutdown Thursday afternoon after a scare sent five people to the hospital.

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Dawahare's To Close 22 Remaining Stores

Updated: 07/04/2008 - A chain of department stores that started right here in the mountains is closing its doors and leaving hundreds without jobs.

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KSP Out In Full Force Over Holiday Weekend

Updated: 07/04/2008 - The Fourth of July is one of the deadliest times on Kentucky's roads. Kentucky State Police officers are already out in full force watching for speeders and people driving under the influence.

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Meth Lab Bust In Laurel County

Updated: 07/03/2008 - The UNITE Task Force and Laurel County Sheriff's Office were out Thursday on a series of meth lab busts. The task force team discovered several production sites at one home in the Twin Branch community.

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Copper Thefts On The Rise

Updated: 07/03/2008 - One Eastern Kentucky agency says holiday traffic isn't the only reason they're stepping up patrols. Officials with the Perry County Sheriff's Office say they are seeing more and more copper thefts in the area.

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Horse Improving

Posted: 07/03/2008 - We have an update on the condition of "Sweat Pea", the Floyd County Tennessee Walker bred horse that officials suspect was abused at a residence near Martin.

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Woman Ruled Competent For Trial

Posted: 07/03/2008 - A Pike County woman accused of shooting and killing her husband last year is ruled competent for trial.

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Racial Slurs Found On Laurel Woman's Street, Vehicles

Updated: 07/03/2008 - A Southern Kentucky family is in shock over what someone is writing on their cars, even on the road they live on. The victims say the racial slurs aren't just eyesores, they're the result of hate.

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Posted: 07/03/2008 - The busiest day of the year for fire and emergency crews is the Fourth of July and there are steps you can take to make sure you have a safe and fun holiday.

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Bourbon Producers See Amber-Colored Future

Posted: 07/03/2008 - To Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell, the piercing sounds of a warehouse rising in the Kentucky countryside are the sounds of prosperity.

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