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Kentucky Aiming To Regain Medicare Funding Of Transplants

Posted: 07/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky is trying to find two specialists to help increase the number of heart transplants the facility does, which would allow it to return to providing treatment for people on Medicare.

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911 Tapes Released From Kentucky Kingdom Accident

Updated: 07/13/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A man who called 911 after an amusement park ride broke down and cut off a teenage girl's feet said the accident appeared to have happened as the ride went up.

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Dozens Attend Free Health Fair

Updated: 07/13/2007 - Dozens of people in Harlan County took advantage of the many free services at a health fair at Village Center Mall in Harlan. The fair was put on by the Cumberland Lions Club.

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Man Arrested And Charged With Bigamy

Updated: 07/13/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky woman says she had no idea that when she married her husband he was already a married man. She talked with WYMT's Jeff Allen about how, with her husband now in jail, she's trying to get on with her life.

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Missing Juvenile Found Safe

Posted: 07/13/2007 - A missing juvenile is back home safe tonight while a man is in jail charged with unlawful transaction with a minor and custodial interference.

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Police Looking For School Burglary Suspects

Updated: 07/13/2007 - They broke into a Southern Kentucky high school, but police think the thieves knew surveillance video would capture the crime. The bandits covered their heads as they stole computers from McCreary Central High School in Stearns.

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Wet Roads Blamed For Fatal Accident

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Police say heavy rain could be to blame for an accident earlier this week that killed a Perry County man.

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Education Commissioner Withdraws Amid Scrutiny

Posted: 07/13/2007 - The woman selected to be Kentucky's next education commissioner declined to take the position Friday after increasing scrutiny, including questions about her credentials.

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McConnell Targeted In Another Anti-War Ad

Posted: 07/13/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Sen. Mitch McConnell is the target of another negative Internet ad that was expected to begin airing on television in Lexington and Louisville on Friday.

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Fletcher, Beshear Clash Over Casino Gambling

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear clashed over casino gambling and a stalemated special legislative session in a feisty forum Thursday.

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Couple Sue Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Over Daughter's Severed Feet

Posted: 07/13/2007 - A Louisville couple whose teenage daughter had her feet severed on a ride at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom have sued the park. They also want a judge to order the park not to destroy a cable that investigators believe tore off the girl's feet.

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Remembering Lady Bird Johnson

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Greeting party member Willis Haws said as presidential as LBJ was on his Martin County mission, which is his fondest memory that highlights lady bird.

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UNITE Pike Holds Benefit Concert

Updated: 07/13/2007 - The anti-drug group "UNITE Pike" benefited from a concert Thursday night at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. The 202nd Army National Guard Rock Band performed for dozens of people.

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Deadly Accident In Knox County

Posted: 07/12/2007 - A Knox County woman is dead after a three vehicle accident. It happened Thursday on U.S. 25 E, about two miles north of Barbourville.

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Rogers Secures Additional Funding for Operation UNITE

Posted: 07/12/2007 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) announced today he has secured an additional $3.1 million in federal funding to continue the efforts of Operation UNITE, the comprehensive counter-drug initiative that is working with local, state and federal officials to combat drug abuse in southern and eastern Kentucky.

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Rogers Saves National Drug Testing Program

Posted: 07/12/2007 - WASHINGTON, DC.-U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) has secured $11.7 million to keep a national student drug testing initiative from getting a drastic cut that would have obliterated an essential and proven tool in the fight against drug abuse.

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Judge Orders Beverage Tape To Stay Sealed

Posted: 07/12/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Franklin County judge has ruled that videotaped testimony from a former transportation official involved in the state hiring scandal will remain sealed from the public.

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