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Democrat Miller Dropping Out Of Governor Race; Endorsing Beshear

Updated: 05/07/2007 - State Treasurer Jonathan Miller dropped out of the gubernatorial race Monday, citing sagging poll numbers, dwindling campaign cash and the prospect of the crowded field producing a nominee that was "unelectable" in the fall.

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"Garden Week" Underway

Posted: 05/07/2007 - Gardeners are planting and pruning all of their flowers and plants in Pike County this week.

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Manchester City Council Member Arrested

Updated: 05/07/2007 - Darnell Hipsher now joins Former Mayor Daugh White and Former Manchester Assistant Chief of Police Todd Roberts in a federal indictment. Among various charges, the three men are accused of a racketeering conspiracy

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Coal Research Projects Get Funding

Posted: 05/07/2007 - The Governor's Office of Energy Policy announced today that it will provide $450,511 in funding to the University of Kentucky for energy research projects. Funding will be awarded to two separate departments at UK.

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Hundreds Attend Knott County Trail Ride

Updated: 05/06/2007 - More than one thousand people came to Knott County over the weekend and the attraction that brought all those people together may surprise you.

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Operation UNITE Offers New Faith Based Program

Updated: 05/07/2007 - Operation UNITE for many years has been cleaning up the drug problem in the mountains with law enforcement. One new program focuses on faith based initiatives.

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Man Killed In Accident

Posted: 05/06/2007 - The accident happened at the junction of U.S. 119 and Kingdom Come Drive in Cumberland.

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Mountaintop Mining Becomes Issue In Kentucky Governor's Race

Posted: 05/06/2007 - Warning sirens blare, followed by massive explosions that shake the earth and propel broken rocks skyward. Bulldozers rumble across parched ground, pushing dirt and rock out as they go. Giant dump trucks ferry loads of car-size boulders across the desert-like terrain.

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Gubernatorial Candidate To Appear On Issues & Answers

Posted: 05/06/2007 - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Anne Northup says she'll push for more jobs, math and science education, and won't raise taxes if elected. Northup is the guest on "Issues and Answers" Monday night.

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Officials Say Adderall Abuse Increasing

Updated: 05/06/2007 - It's a commonly prescribed drug that officials see increasingly being abused this time of year as high school and college students begin preparing for final exams.

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Group Lacing Up To Fight Cancer

Updated: 05/05/2007 - Many people across the region are lacing up their walking shoes to participate in a Relay for Life. The events raise money for cancer research. One group in Leslie County walked more than 20 miles for a cure.

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Heavy Rainfall Possible Through Saturday Evening

Updated: 05/05/2007 - The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH in effect until 8pm Saturday for Bell, Clay, Estill, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Leslie, Laurel, McCreary, Owsley, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, and Whitley Counties.

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Some ARH Employees Receive Layoff Notices

Updated: 05/05/2007 - The United Steelworkers strike at all Appalachian Regional Healthcare facilities ended just over a week ago, but not all of the employees have been able to return to work. Now ARH officials have sent out layoff notices.

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Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

Posted: 05/04/2007 - Circuit Judge John David Preston sentenced Billy Joe Osborne to 15 years in prison on manslaughter and robbery charges. In a plea agreement, Osborne admitted to beating and killing former Louisa Councilman Elmer Frazier.

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