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Road Reopened After Bridge Collapse

Updated: 05/09/2007 - An Eastern Kentucky road is back open after a bridge collapsed blocking the way for almost 24 hours. It happened on Route 632 in Phelps when a tractor trailer hit the bridge with the bulldozer it was pulling.

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Families Denounce Sago Report

Posted: 05/09/2007 - BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) - The relatives of several Sago Mine victims are voicing disappointment in the newest report into the 2006 methane explosion that resulted in the deaths of 12 coal miners.

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'High-Volume' Drug Dealers Sentenced On Federal Charges

Posted: 05/09/2007 - Six individuals accused of operating two separate drug distribution rings were sentenced in U.S. District Court at London on Monday, May 7. A seventh person connected to the case is scheduled for sentencing later this month.

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Police Warning Senior Citizens Of Scam

Updated: 05/10/2007 - State police in Harlan County say a strange man entered the home of an elderly woman yesterday after claiming to work for her insurance company.

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Purse Snatching Victim Fights Back

Posted: 05/09/2007 - Police are hoping what they have on surveillance video turned over to them from Wal-Mart helps them catch the thief.

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WSGS Holds Annual Senior Citizen's Radio Day

Posted: 05/09/2007 - It's held only once a year and raises enough money to completely fund activities and services at one area senior citizens center and it's flooding the airwaves.

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Report Released Into Sago Mine Disaster

Posted: 05/09/2007 - A federal report says an abandoned pump cable deep inside the Sago Mine was the likely conduit for lightning that touched off a methane explosion.

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O.J. Simpson Thrown Out Of Local Steakhouse On Derby Eve

Updated: 05/09/2007 - The owner of an upscale steakhouse in Louisville said he asked O.J. Simpson to leave his restaurant the night before the Kentucky Derby because he is sickened by the attention Simpson still attracts.

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School System Forms Drug Task Force

Updated: 05/09/2007 - The Pike County School Substance Abuse Task Force has only been in existence this school year. Through prevention and intervention, they hope to clean up Pike County's drug problem but school officials aren't the only ones involved.

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Jackson County Man Killed In Accident

Posted: 05/08/2007 - A Jackson County man is dead after a traffic accident Monday night. It happened on Welchburg Egypt Road in McKee.

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Missing Woman Found

Updated: 05/08/2007 - The Jackson County Times reports 28 year old Jennifer White of McKee was found by coon hunters Tuesday night in a wooded area.

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Groups Heading To The U.N. Protesting Mountaintop Removal

Updated: 05/08/2007 - They call it an extreme form of mining and members of several Appalachian environmental groups are asking the United Nations to abolish mountaintop removal. Those groups met with the United Nations' Commission on sustainable development in New York Tuesday asking them to embrace greater use of renewable energy and to shun clean coal technologies.

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