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Texas Prepares For Hurricane Dean

Posted: 08/20/2007 - An emergency official in south Texas says he'd rather be safe than sorry in preparing for Hurricane Dean.

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Kentucky's Painkiller Sales Plateau

Posted: 08/20/2007 - Purchases of prescription painkillers have soared in Kentucky in recent years, but experts say the trend is leveling off.

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Incentives For Coal Plant Leaves Some Unsure About Cost

Posted: 08/19/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Henderson County Judge-Executive Sandy Watkins is conflicted about the idea of giving a company tax incentives to build a coal-to-natural gas plant in his county.

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Monitor: Conditions At Mental Retardation Center 'Stabilizing'

Posted: 08/19/2007 - SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - The state's largest facility for the mentally retarded, harshly criticized in recent years for poor living conditions and patient abuse, has made significant improvements under new management, according to an independent monitor.

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Memorial Service Held For MIA Korean War Veteran

Updated: 08/19/2007 - After more than fifty years since he went missing, a memorial was held Sunday in Knott County for a Korean War veteran from Eastern Kentucky. Family and friends came in from across the country for Sunday's service.

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City of Somerset May Be Expanding

Posted: 08/19/2007 - The Commonwealth Journal reports the city is looking into annexing the state's right of way along part of U.S. 27 and Slate Branch Road

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Peggy Vanhoose Trial Continues Monday

Posted: 08/19/2007 - The trial for a Johnson County school payroll clerk accused of helping the finance director steal thousands of dollars will resume Monday in federal court.

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Death Investigation Underway In Clay County

Updated: 08/20/2007 - Police have many questions tonight after an Eastern Kentucky man dies from serious injuries. It's exactly how he got those injuries that police are still not sure of.

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Local Red Cross Chapter Helping Out With Worldwide Disasters

Updated: 08/19/2007 - From Hurricane Dean in the Caribbean, to an earthquake in Peru, to flooding here in the U.S., natural disasters are plaguing people all over the world this week leaving many dead, hundreds injured, and others homeless. One local Red Cross chapter is helping out close to home and abroad.

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Police Looking For Suspect Following Shooting

Updated: 08/19/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky woman is recovering and lucky to be alive tonight after she was shot by her longtime boyfriend then was able to get away only to be caught by him, raped, and then shot again.

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