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House OKs bill to address border crisis

Posted: 08/01/2014 - A day after GOP leaders pulled the border bill from the floor in a chaotic retreat, tea party lawmakers were enthusiastically on board with the new $694 million version and a companion measure that would shut off a program created by Obama granting work permits to immigrants brought here illegally as kids.

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"Capitalizing on Culture" conference held in Pikeville

Updated: 08/01/2014 - Increasing tourism to help our economy. Since the 'Shaping Our Appalachian Region' initiative was launched several listening sessions and meetings have taken place throughout the region. This weekend a conference at the Expo center in Pikeville is aiming to capitalize on culture to help the region and increase tourism.

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Fatal crash in Harlan County

Posted: 08/01/2014 - Police say Donald Tarbell, 41 of Coxton died after the Chevy Impala he was riding in ran into the back of a dump truck.

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CIA director reverses himself on Senate spying

Posted: 08/01/2014 - For months, CIA Director John Brennan had stood firm in his insistence that the CIA had little to be ashamed of after searching the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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In Kentucky, execution debate finds new footing

Posted: 08/01/2014 - Kentucky lawmakers are set to embark on a discussion of whether executions should have a place in Kentucky's criminal justice system and, if so, how should it be carried out.

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27 Palestinians killed as Gaza truce unravels

Posted: 08/01/2014 - A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled less hours after coming into effect.

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New "Cosplay" event comes to the mountains

Updated: 08/01/2014 - Folks from across the mountains visited Perry County Thursday for a new “cosplay” (short for costume play) event called “Hazard Cos-Con.” It was held at The Forum and attracted some unique individuals.

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