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ARH To Meet With Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Union Officials

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Appalachian Regional Healthcare officials say they will meet for a second time with a federal mediator and representatives from the Kentucky and West Virginia Nurses Association Union in efforts to resolve issues surrounding the nurses' strike at ARH hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia.

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Officials Working To Help Drug Addicts Recover

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Substance abuse counselors, corrections officers, and parole officers in Floyd County are working together to help drug addicts recover and stay out of jail.

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Funding Presented For K-START Program In Martin County

Updated: 10/18/2007 - State officials say 80 percent of Kentucky foster children have parents addicted to drugs and they say 180 of those affected families are in Martin County. Now four million dollars is on its way to help get the parents clean and save the children.

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Protecting Your Family From Staph Infections

Updated: 10/18/2007 - Kentuckians should be aware of dangerous skin infections and take simple precautions to prevent infection from bacteria like Staphylococcal aureus, or staph, particularly strains that are difficult to treat with antibiotics.

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Drug Investigation Leads To 23 Indictments

Updated: 10/18/2007 - BOONEVILLE – An undercover investigation by Operation UNITE into drug dealing in Owsley County resulted in 23 indictment warrants.

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Governor Changes Gear In Campaign For Re-Election

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Governor Fletcher is re-directing his campaign for re-election by telling voters about hisaccomplishments, rather than why they should not vote for his opponent.

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Court Review Of Kentucky Case Leads To Decrease In US Executions

Posted: 10/18/2007 - With an inmate spared execution Wednesday in Virginia, the United States is headed for the fewest executions in a year since the mid-1990s because of concerns over lethal injections and the Supreme Court's pending review of the issue.

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Theft Of Catalytic Coverters On The Rise In Appalachia

Posted: 10/18/2007 - Copper has long been the precious metal of choice for Appalachian thieves who risk their lives cutting away at power lines. But some in Kentucky have caught on to an easier way to make a buck.

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Knox County Community Praying For More Rain

Updated: 10/17/2007 - Some much needed rain finally falls across Southeastern Kentucky and more could be on the way. One community is especially happy to see the rain.

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Former Deputy Jailer Facing Drug Charges

Posted: 10/17/2007 - Court officials say Former Whitley County Deputy Jailer Joe Partin is facing three counts related to drug trafficking while he was working at the Whitley County Jail.

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