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Flooding In Knox County Closes Roads, Schools

Updated: 03/02/2007 - Flooding in one Eastern Kentucky county closes a highway and causes school to be canceled. A Flood Warning issued for Knox County early Friday morning has since expired, but running water on Highway 11 caused headaches for drivers most of the day.

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Coal Mine Widows To Protest Stalled Safety Bill

Posted: 03/02/2007 - With only days left for state lawmakers to pass a tougher mine safety measure, widows of Kentucky coal miners killed on the job plan to return to Frankfort next week to protest the inaction of legislators.

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Traffic Accident Kills Woman

Posted: 03/01/2007 - One woman is dead and others injured after an accident Thursday night in Perry County.

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Eastern Kentucky Newspaper Offering Scholarship

Updated: 03/01/2007 - The East Kentucky Freedom Press is awarding three $1,000 scholarships to full time college students who are lifelong residents of Knott, Letcher, and Perry Counties.

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Severe Weather Safety Information

Updated: 03/01/2007 - With spring comes the threat of severe weather. The best way to stay safe it seems is to remember the simple storm safety lessons you learned in elementary school.

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Man Remains In Critical Condition

Updated: 03/01/2007 - A man found severely beaten outside the Daniel Boone Motel in Hazard remains in critical condition at the University of Kentucky hospital.

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KVE Officer Receives National Award

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement Officer Landry Collett has received a national award for his efforts to stop drinking and driving. Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the award in Washington D.C.

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Ozone Season Begins

Updated: 03/01/2007 - The Division for Air Quality (DAQ) announces the beginning of ozone season, when harmful ground-level ozone - commonly known as smog - is most likely to form.

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Communities Push For Anti-Drug Legislation During Rally At Capitol

Updated: 03/01/2007 - Representatives from Operation UNITE community coalitions across the state rallied in the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday, February 28, to showsupport for pending substance abuse legislation aimed at reducing the impact of drugs in Kentucky.

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Inmates Are Now Being Held In New Jail

Updated: 03/01/2007 - The Harlan County Judge Executive says the inmates were moved from the old jail after several changes had to be made in the facility to meet state standards.

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Mine Safety Administrator Defends Implementation Of Mine Law

Posted: 02/28/2007 - More than a year after the Sago mine explosion that killed 12 miners, protections for miners potentially trapped underground in a similar incident have not yet been implemented, the United Mine Workers president said Wednesday.

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