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Economic Growth In Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 02/03/2008 - A new report showing a recession is near may not ring true here at home. One local economics professor says economic growth in Eastern Kentucky is actually growing instead of being on the decline.

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Rock Slide Damages Several Vehicles

Updated: 02/03/2008 - Across our region, we've seen more and more rock falls and mudslides due to shifting temperatures. Saturday night, witnesses say falling rocks covered both lanes of Highway 15 in Knott County damaging at least nine vehicles. Witnesses believe some of those accidents could have been prevented.

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Schools Close Due To Flu

Updated: 02/04/2008 - Some students in Southern Kentucky are getting an unexpected three day weekend because so many of them are coming down with the flu.

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Mine Accident Injures One Man

Updated: 02/03/2008 - A mining accident Sunday afternoon sends one man to the hospital with injuries.

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Doctors Concerned About Being Used In McConnell Ad

Posted: 02/03/2008 - Two University of Louisville doctors say they didn't know videotaped comments they made in support of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell would be used in a televised campaign add touting McConnell's re-election.

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Coaches Vs. Cancer

Updated: 02/03/2008 - The Pikeville College coaching staff usually wears formal footwear for games, but at Saturday's game against Campbellsville, both teams coaching staffs put on sneakers instead. The change in footwear is to show support in the fight against a tougher opponent, cancer.

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Hazard Woman Injured In Accident

Posted: 02/02/2008 - A Hazard woman was taken to the hospital with head and neck injuries after her car hit a truck late Saturday afternoon in Madison County.

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Community Comes Together In Memory Of Resident

Updated: 02/02/2008 - On January 14th, 91 year old William Taylor was beaten and robbed in his home in Bell County. He later died from the injuries he suffered in that attack. Some people suspect money for drugs as a motive and Saturday, people in his community came together to pray for those battling drug addiction and to remember William Taylor.

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Local Woman Makes History

Posted: 02/02/2008 - A former Eastern Kentucky state police captain has made her way to Frankfort after becoming only the second woman in history to be promoted to State Police Lieutenant Colonel.

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New Judicial Center To Be Built In Pulaski County

Posted: 02/02/2008 - The Somerset Commonwealth Journal reports that the new center in Pulaski County will include courtrooms for circuit, district and family court along with offices for various legal personnel.

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Special Election Tuesday

Posted: 02/02/2008 - With Super Tuesday just around the corner, several states are gearing up to see who will be the front runners in the campaign for president. Kentucky is not one of the 22 states that have primaries on Tuesday, but there are some local elections to watch.

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Police Searching For Burglary Suspect

Posted: 02/02/2008 - Police in Rowan County are still looking for who's responsible for a recent rash of burglaries in the Morehead area.

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Trial To Go To The Grand Jury

Posted: 02/02/2008 - Police say they'll present their case against Christopher Crank to a grand jury next week.

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