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Laid off miners enroll for H.O.M.E. program in Pikeville

Updated: 12/17/2012 - The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program hosted another open enrollment event in Pikeville on Monday as part of the 'Hiring Our Miners Everyday' initiative. Laid off coal miners who came to the event went through an orientation program and were then paired with an expert career advisor.

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Connecticut school likely closed for months

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Authorities say the Connecticut elementary school where a gunman shot to death 26 people will be closed indefinitely while the crime is investigated.

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Mom had authority over Connecticut shooter

Posted: 12/18/2012 - Paperwork shows that the mother of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza had the authority to make all decisions regarding his upbringing.

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Facebook post leads to extra security at OH school

Posted: 12/17/2012 - School officials in western Ohio are increasing security at a high school after a student posted on Facebook that he could "do better" than the Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 26 people.

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Stretch of Mountain Parkway closing briefly

Posted: 12/17/2012 - A stretch of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway in eastern Kentucky will be shut down for a couple of hours Monday while authorities try to reconstruct a fatal car crash that occurred last week.

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Obama signals action following school shooting

Posted: 12/17/2012 - President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power this office holds" to safeguard the nation's children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence following an elementary school massacre.

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Students nervously return to school after shooting

Posted: 12/17/2012 - There's a new challenge facing schoolteachers across the country today -- as they face nervous and frightened students, looking for reassurance and answers following Friday's shooting that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Newtown plans burials as school's future debated

Posted: 12/17/2012 - A grieving Connecticut town is bracing itself for the first funerals for victims of the school shooting last week that left 20 children and six adults dead.

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All children in school massacre were 6 or 7 years-old

Posted: 12/16/2012 - Authorities have released the names of the 26 people gunned down in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school. Of the 20 children who were shot to death, eight were boys and 12 were girls. All the children were ages 6 or 7.

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Weekend news will return to WYMT

Updated: 12/15/2012 - General Manager Neil Middleton announced that weekend news will begin again on Super Bowl Sunday February 3rd.

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