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A Mountain Warriors Life In Iraq - Part One

Updated: 03/25/2007 - They are the largest group of soldiers deployed from Kentucky since World War Two and now nearly 500 National Guardsmen from our region are halfway through one year of service in Iraq. Now some of the soldiers are coming home for a few days on furlough and bringing with them the stories of war.

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Pet Food Recall Affecting Eastern Kentucky Animals

Updated: 03/25/2007 - A recent pet food recall has pet owners in Eastern Kentucky fearing the worst for their furry friends. WYMT's Heather Haley has more on how a drug found in the pet food has risked the lives of thousands of animals.

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County To Pay To Fix Damage To Creek

Posted: 03/24/2007 - State and federal regulators want a cold water stream in eastern Kentucky damaged by road work cleaned up, something local officials said they are willing to do.

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Mongiardo Says Ethics Filing Error Was Oversight

Posted: 03/24/2007 - A candidate for lieutenant governor failed to disclose a financial interest he holds in a $725,000 Frankfort apartment complex in a mandatory disclosure form filed with two state agencies.

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General Assembly Returns Monday, Much Still Unsettled

Posted: 03/24/2007 - Some of the General Assembly's meatier proposals - from the never-used runoff election to a new stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park - are unresolved as the legislature reconvenes on Monday.

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Former Miss USA Tara Conner Crowns Miss Tennessee

Updated: 03/26/2007 - The slate of young women aspiring to the Miss USA title was trimmed Friday to five finalists, as the pageant neared the selection of a new beauty queen during a telecast that spotlighted the reigning titleholder's much-publicized bout with alcoholism.

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U.S. Army Corps Release Millions For Repairs On Wolfe Creek Dam

Posted: 03/23/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' is releasing $2.25 million for a number of mitigation measures to ease the impact of reduced water levels at Lake Cumberland.

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Firefighters Battling Forest Fires

Updated: 03/23/2007 - More than 800 acres burned in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Officials say the fire is now contained.

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Negotiations Continue Between United Steelworkers & ARH

Updated: 03/23/2007 - Negotiations continue between the United Steelworkers of America and Appalachian Regional Healthcare and now, another group is talking about what they will do, if the United Steelworkers go on strike.

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Man Killed In Crash Involving Dump Truck

Posted: 03/23/2007 - Police say the dump truck was stopped waiting to turn on Kentucky 80 in Pulaski County when it was rear ended by a driver in an SUV.

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Governor Fletcher Signs TIF Legislation

Posted: 03/23/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher today signed HB 549, which expands and restructures tax increment financing (TIF) tools for use by state and local governments to provide incentives for public and private redevelopment and investment in the communities of the Commonwealth.

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$1.4 Million in New Money for PRIDE Heading to Eastern Kentucky

Posted: 03/23/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today that a fresh infusion of PRIDE funds is on its way to Eastern Kentucky. $1.4 million in Army Corps of Engineers' funding has been awarded to advance PRIDE's environmental infrastructure improvement program.

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Rat Poison Found In Recalled Pet Food

Posted: 03/23/2007 - ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Rat poison was found in pet food blamed for the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs, but scientists said Friday they still don't know how it got there and predicted more animal deaths would be linked to it.

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Teens Pushing For Restaurant Smoking Ban

Posted: 03/23/2007 - Last year, Pike County teens successfully banned smoking in the courthouse, and now they want the same thing to happen in restaurants.

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Coca-Cola Unveils Hillbilly Days Can

Posted: 03/23/2007 - Hillbilly Days, the annual Pike County fundraiser for the Shriner's Hospital, is less than a month away and Coca-Cola has unveiled this year's commemorative Coke can.

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No Successor Spotted On Horizon Yet

Posted: 03/23/2007 - The list of prospects for the U-K basketball coaching job includes some familiar names, but U-K Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart has not mentioned anyone yet.

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Kentucky Center Randolph Morris Signs With New York Knicks

Updated: 03/23/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky center Randolph Morris signed a free-agent contract with the New York Knicks on Friday, another shock to a Wildcat program already dealing with the departure of coach Tubby Smith.

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