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Kentucky Accident Report On Fatal Mine Explosion Is Released

Updated: 12/01/2006 - The state accident report on the fatal explosion at the Kentucky Darby Mine Number One in Harlan County will be released to the public Friday morning, but WYMT has an exclusive copy as state investigators met with the five miner's widows Thursday night.

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Two Men Face Poaching Charges

Posted: 11/30/2006 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Two southeastern Kentucky men have been arrested and charged with poaching two elk near Hazard, authorities said.

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Judge Executive Shutting Down County Road & Sheriff Department

Updated: 11/30/2006 - The judge executive in Knox County says he's shutting down the county road and sheriff department at noon Friday. He says it's his only choice after three county magistrates have refused to show up to county meetings.

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Letcher County Man Working To Clean Up Counties Water Supply

Updated: 11/30/2006 - One Eastern Kentucky county is home to some of the cleanest streams in the state, but in that same county, some of the water is running orange. One Letcher County man says he's trying to restore the region's natural beauty.

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Tips To Treat Common Cold Symptoms

Posted: 11/30/2006 - Whether it's a cough, sore throat, runny nose, or congestion, the winter cold season is upon us. Before you run to the pharmacy to load up on medication, there are some tips you should know about treating the common cold.

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Thursday Marks National Meth Awareness Day

Updated: 11/30/2006 - President Bush enacted the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 to try and make it harder for people to make meth. President Bush also made Thursday National Methamphetamine Awareness Day to help spread the word.

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Mayor Reveals Password To City Accounts

Posted: 11/30/2006 - When the mayor of a small Appalachian town got tired of questions about his city's debt, he took the idea of government transparency to the extreme.

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Chandler Says He's Not Running For Governor

Updated: 11/30/2006 - U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler announced Thursday he would not seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year, ruling out a possible second campaign against Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher.

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Darby Mine Closed

Posted: 11/30/2006 - Federal regulators say the coal mine where five miners were killed in an explosion last spring in eastern Kentucky has been sealed and the mine abandoned.

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East Tennessee Woman Injured In Afghanistan

Posted: 11/29/2006 - A military family just across the Kentucky border in Tazewell, Tennessee is waiting for an update on one of their own after she was critically injured in Afghanistan.

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Drug Trends Change - Part 2 of Series

Updated: 11/29/2006 - Meth, Heroin and Ecstasy are being used more and more across the country, and they're being shipped in from Mexican and Asian drug trafficking organizations according to the National Drug Intelligence Center.

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Man Found Dead After Assaulting His Mother

Posted: 11/29/2006 - Kentucky State Police say it happened in the Stone community of Pike County when Ronnie Mullins allegedly assaulted his mother and ran away.

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Pulaski Church Nearly Rebuilt One Year After Fire

Updated: 11/29/2006 - When Newell First Church of God in Eubank burnt last November, the pastor knew his congregation would rebuild. One year later, their goal is almost accomplished.

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