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Judge sides with bankrupt Patriot in benefits cuts

Posted: 05/30/2013 - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kathy Surratt-States on Wednesday approved of Patriot Coal's request to impose wage and benefit cuts by throwing out its collective-bargaining agreements with the United Mine Workers of America.

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Woman charged in graveyard thefts

Posted: 05/30/2013 - Becca Wireman, 36, of Morgan County, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief.

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Education director visits Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 05/30/2013 - Teachers, school officials and Kentucky Education Association members met in Letcher County Wednesday to host the National Education Association Executive Director, John Stocks.

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Former mine officials fined, given probation

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Three former officials at an eastern Kentucky mine where a coal miner was killed in 2011 have been fined in federal court and ordered to spend time on probation for violating federal mine safety standards.

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Jim Caldwell transferring to WKYT

Updated: 05/29/2013 - After more than 12 years on the air at WYMT, Chief Meteorologist Jim Caldwell will be leaving in July.

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Car hits tree trimming employee

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Whitley County Sheriff's Deputies say Eric McCrary was alerting traffic along a busy southern Kentucky roadway when he was hit by a car.

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US VP Biden visits Brazil to push trade, security

Posted: 05/29/2013 - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Brazil on the last leg of a six-day swing through Latin America and the Caribbean to boost trade, security and diplomatic relations.

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Former Miss America unhappy with GOP attack

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Former Miss America Heather French Henry has voiced her displeasure with a GOP statement calling her a "bottom-of-the-barrel pick" to run for U.S. Senate against Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Eastern Ky. relief effort for Oklahoma tornado victims

Updated: 05/30/2013 - SALYERSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - An Eastern Kentucky radio station is organizing a relief effort for Moore, Oklahoma. On Tuesday, they collected items in an area that knows what it takes to rebuild.

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Wayne County, WV man enters guilty plea in murder case

Posted: 05/29/2013 - Willie Copley was expected to go on trial in the death of James Spurlock on Monday. However, just before his trial got underway Copley pleaded guilty to first degree robbery and no contest to murder in the death of Spurlock.

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Federal grand jury indicts 12 for meth conspiracy

Updated: 05/29/2013 - An investigation earlier this year into a meth lab at a Whitley County home has expanded to include a dozen individuals, and police say more arrests are likely to follow.

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Pair arrested for indecent exposure

Updated: 05/29/2013 - Two people in Letcher County sit in jail because police say they were walking down the road… drunk and naked.

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