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Arson Suspected in Overnight Fire

Posted: 02/08/2007 - Arson investigators are on the scene of an overnight fire in Martin County. A Martin County Dispatcher tells us the fire started overnight Thursday at an abandoned two story building on Route 40 at Beauty.

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School Closings Put a Strain on Parents

Updated: 02/08/2007 - Many kids across the region are cheering because another day of school has been cancelled, but some parents say the added snow days are straining their pocket books.

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Teachers Preparing Students For State Testing Despite Snow Days

Posted: 02/07/2007 - With all this snow comes more school cancellations, but snow days don't change state testing deadlines or the goals teachers have for their students. Now many officials are trying to figure out how to catch up on all those lessons.

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Fire Officials Warning Families About Fire Prevention

Updated: 02/07/2007 - A recent string of deadly house fires across Kentucky and Tennessee have left some local fire officials wanting to warn families about fire prevention during these frigid winter months.

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College Students Rally In Frankfort

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Students say they've gone from taking out two thousand dollar loans last year to five thousand dollars loans this year to cover college costs.

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Clean Up Continues From Overnight Snowfall

Updated: 02/07/2007 - Schools are out, businesses are closed, and the snow is still standing in parts of our region, but officials say Wednesday was actually pretty calm despite all the snow.

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Bill Seeks Student Loan Assistance For Public Lawyers

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Eric Clark has a law degree and a full-time job, but that wasn't enough to enable him to live on his own. Faced with big debt from his student loans, the Bowling Green public defender moved back home with his parents.

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Veterans Preference Plan Clears Committee

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Military veterans seeking protected state jobs would have an advantage over regular civilians going for the same post, under a bill before the Kentucky General Assembly.

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U.S. Labor Department's MSHA to Hire More Mine Inspectors in Kentucky

Posted: 02/07/2007 - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) today announced the availability of additional coal mine inspector positions for duty stations in Elkhorn City, Hindman, Martin, Phelps, Pikeville and Whitesburg, Ky.

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Northup Hires New Campaign Manager

Posted: 02/07/2007 - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Anne Northup has hired the former executive director of the state GOP as her campaign manager, a political adviser said Wednesday.

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Hazard Businessman & Local Leader Dies

Updated: 02/09/2007 - His voice was unmistakable and his generosity was felt across the mountains. Well known Hazard businessman Vernon Cooper died Wednesday morning at the Hazard ARH. He was a man who certainly left his mark in this town and beyond.

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