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Treatment centers lack funding to help drug addiction

Updated: 12/27/2012 - Officials say prescription drug abuse is leading the drug epidemic. They say treating the addiction is key, but limited funding for treating substance abuse is making that difficult.

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Google extends free calling through Gmail

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Google said in a blog post Monday that it was extending free domestic calling through 2013. It also touted its cheap rates for international calls, which start as low as two cents.

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President Obama is back; no word of any plan to avoid the fiscal cliff

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Aides to President Barack Obama are disputing reports that he is sending lawmakers a scaled-down plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff." And they're giving no indication whether he will invite congressional leaders to a White House meeting later today or tomorrow.

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LIHEAP preparing for crisis program applications

Updated: 12/27/2012 - LIHEAP has finished up the first phase of their heating assistance program where anyone can apply and they are now preparing for the next phase. The first phase of the low income home energy assistance program or LIHEAP served more than 8500 house holds. The next phase, the crisis program, is a little bit different.

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Apple CEO gets modest 2012 pay after big 2011

Posted: 12/27/2012 - Cook's pay for fiscal 2012, which ended in September, consisted of $1.4 million in salary, a bonus of $2.8 million, and $17,000 in company contributions to his 401(k) account and life insurance premiums, according to a filing.

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EPA chief Lisa Jackson resigns after nearly 4 years

Updated: 12/27/2012 - The EPA administrator announced her resignation Thursday leaving many in eastern Kentucky wondering who will take Lisa Jackson's place, and if that means change for the struggling coal industry.

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Toyota plans to sell 9.7 million vehicles in 2012

Posted: 12/27/2012 - The numbers underline Toyota Motor Corp.'s solid turnaround from disruptions caused by the earthquake and tsunami in 2011 that had hurt global production and sales.

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Letcher school district employees remember Knox crash victim

Updated: 12/26/2012 - The wreck that killed five people in Knox County Christmas Eve continues to send shock waves across the region. Mourners in Letcher County gathered Wednesday to remember Gary Caldwell, who was killed in that accident.

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