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Hundreds Gather For Candlelight Vigil

Updated: 12/10/2007 - If you were driving in Whitesburg Sunday evening, you may have noticed the flashing blue lights of police cars as they directed traffic around the golden glow of candles.

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Another Detention Center Going Smoke Free

Updated: 01/06/2010 - The Paintsville Herald reports the director of the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center says the jail will be smoke free by February in order to save money.

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Annual Hazard Christmas Tour Held Sunday

Posted: 12/09/2007 - Homes in Perry County opened their doors to more than 400 visitors Sunday for the annual Hazard Christmas Tour and it was all for a good cause.

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Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Posted: 12/09/2007 - Buckhorn Water Company officials lifted the advisory for people in the Raleigh Road area in Perry County Sunday evening.

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Shoplifting And The Holiday Season

Posted: 12/09/2007 - It's the season for giving but while many of us are going out and purchasing gifts for our friends and family, some people are stealing from stores. Retailers say that could be driving up how much you pay when you buy gifts the honest way.

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“The Golden Compass” Stirs Controversy

Updated: 12/09/2007 - The book turned Hollywood movie, "The Golden Compass", raised controversy nationwide before it even opened. The movie is written by a self-proclaimed atheist and now, Christian organizations across the country are protesting it.

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Missing Man Found Safe

Updated: 12/08/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky man is back home after spending nearly 24 hours stranded in the woods.

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Army Fields Complaints About Lag In Chemical Leak Information

Posted: 12/08/2007 - Army officials responded to public complaints Friday about the lag in information following the largest nerve agent leak ever detected at Kentucky's chemical weapons stockpile, but their proposed solution went largely unchallenged.

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McConnell Touts ID Cards To Guarantee Legal Workers Are Hired

Updated: 12/09/2007 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told a farm group on Saturday that the government should create a program to provide identification cards so employers are assured of hiring workers who are in the country legally.

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Beshear Reports Fundraising Numbers

Posted: 12/07/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Governor-elect Steve Beshear raised nearly $7.1 million in his campaign against Governor Ernie Fletcher, including more than $1 million since the end of October.

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Officials Met To Discuss Correctional Costs

Posted: 12/07/2007 - It's something local county leaders say is costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars every year. Chances are a good portion of your tax dollars are spent housing inmates.

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Belfry Falls To Central

Updated: 12/08/2007 - Darrell Taylor scored three touchdowns and Louisville Central overcame five turnovers to upset Belfry 27-17 in the KHSAA Class AAA state championship game on Friday at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium.

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House Fire In Pike County Leaves One Dead

Updated: 12/07/2007 - A house fire leaves one woman dead and the home a smoldering shell. It happened Friday morning in the Upper Pond Creek community of Pike County.

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