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Candidates Seek AG Office That's Vacant After One Term

Posted: 05/14/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - With incumbent Attorney General Greg Stumbo opting out of a bid for re-election, six candidates lined up this spring to seek his job as the state's top prosecutor.

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Man Convicted Of Rape

Posted: 05/14/2007 - A Southern Kentucky jury needs just half an hour to find a man guilty of raping a woman at a rest stop.

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Officers Keeping Closer Eye On Highway After Deadly Accident

Updated: 05/14/2007 - A recent deadly accident involving two commercial trucks in Harlan County, prompts Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement to take a closer look at Highway 421. Officers are on the lookout for trucks driving illegally on a road where police say there's very little room to pull them over for complete checks.

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Coal To Liquid Fuel Plant Coming To Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 05/14/2007 - A coal to liquid fuel plant will be coming to Eastern Kentucky. County officials announced more than $100,000 is coming from the state to help bring the plant to the county and more money is on the way.

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Jai Lucas Chooses Florida

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Jai Lucas announced at his press conference that he will join coach Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators next season.

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Eastern Kentucky Power Gets Green light

Posted: 05/14/2007 - The state Public Service Commission is allowing the East Kentucky Power Cooperative to proceed with construction of most of the electric generating facilities the company says are needed to meet rising demand.

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New Project Helping Bust Meth Labs In Laurel County

Updated: 05/13/2007 - It helps bust meth labs, catch criminals buying excessive meth ingredients, and saves law enforcement some much needed time. It's called MethCheck, an electronic log pilot project in Laurel County that officials believe was the first of its kind in the country.

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Body Found In Pulaski County Pond

Posted: 05/13/2007 - A body is found in a Pulaski County pond off Highway 328 and police say they are looking into the possibility that it could be connected to an April murder.

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Phone Service Restored To Thousands

Posted: 05/13/2007 - Land line long distance and internet services are back up after being down since early Saturday afternoon.

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Brothers Say Video Proves They Are Innocent Of Assault

Updated: 05/14/2007 - They say they didn't even know they were in trouble. This week two southern Kentucky brothers were indicted for beating up a man at the Corbin Walmart. Now they could face years in prison and they claim they didn't even throw a punch.

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Soldier Is Laid To Rest

Updated: 05/12/2007 - The Laurel County native always wanted to be a soldier and people say he died fulfilling his dream.

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Three Most Wanted Drug Suspects Apprehended Following TV Profiles

Posted: 05/11/2007 - Three of Operation UNITE’s “most wanted” fugitives profiled during a special television broadcast have been arrested as a result of the program. In addition, tips received on the possible location of four other individuals are still being investigated.

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Coal Mine Operator Fined $761,000

Posted: 05/11/2007 - A southeastern Kentucky coal mine operator has been fined by federal regulators for safety violations found during a recent inspection.

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Former State Employee Reinstated

Posted: 05/11/2007 - A former state employee who claimed he was fired for political reasons will be reinstated with back pay, the state personnel board ruled Friday.

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