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Meeting set for update of Statewide Rail Plan

Posted: 02/24/2014 - A public meeting is being held Tuesday in Ashland for a planned update to the Kentucky Statewide Rail Plan, a policy document that details freight and rail passenger operations and trends in the state. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says it and consulting firm Parsons Brinckerhoff have put together a team to update the plan. The purpose of the meeting is to gather feedback about rail issues and needs in Kentucky.

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UPDATE: Visitation for fallen eastern Kentucky soldier

Posted: 03/01/2014 - Family members and a community began saying goodbye to one of their own. Johnson County soldier Joshua Gray served overseas for about one month when officials say he died in a non-combat incident in Afghanistan. On Friday, his visitation was held at Johnson County Middle School.

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Someone is shooting out lights in Loyall city park

Posted: 02/24/2014 - City officials in one Loyall say someone keeps shooting out the lights in the in the city park. Loyall city leaders say every time they get them fixed, someone shoots them out again.

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Professionals give crash course on brushfire safety

Updated: 02/23/2014 - Brushfires may not be what you traditionally think of during the winter months, but several have been reported recently throughout eastern Kentucky. We spoke to area firefighters who are stressing the importance of safety.

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Oscar Dawahare dies at 90

Posted: 02/23/2014 - A well known Kentucky businessman and philanthropist passed has passed away.

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Powerball, Mega Millions give state budgets a lift

Posted: 02/23/2014 - The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets.

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Ukraine: Parliament boss takes presidential powers

Posted: 02/23/2014 - The whereabouts and legitimacy of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych were unclear on Sunday, after he left the capital, his archenemy Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from prison, and one of her top allies assumed presidential powers.

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