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Sheriff's department warns community of phone scam

Updated: 08/16/2013 - Over the past three years officials at the Laurel County sheriff's office said they have investigated many cases of phone scammers. One deputy said the most recent incident on Thursday is no different.

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House leaders unveil 'fair' redistricting proposal

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo released details of the proposal at the Capitol on Friday, days ahead of the start of a special session called by Gov. Steve Beshear to resolve the issue.

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UPike announces partnership with WestCare

Posted: 08/16/2013 - College is a time when many folks go through transitions and are faced with new decisions and demands. The University of Pikeville is now offering services to help their students during this time.

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School move forces JROTC instructor to resign

Updated: 08/16/2013 - The move is underway in to get Sheldon Clark High School moved into what was Inez Middle School, but spacing issues in the school have caused problems in the JROTC program forcing the instructor to resign and upsetting parents and students.

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Kentucky park to host elk, hunting show

Posted: 08/16/2013 - An eastern Kentucky park in the heart of the state's elk country will host a three-day elk and hunting show early next month.

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Students rally around Hazard football coach with cancer

Updated: 08/16/2013 - "Just win." Those two words serve as a motto for Hazard High School. But that phrase has taken on a new meaning as students and staff rally around a teacher and assistant football coach recently diagnosed with cancer.

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State projects meager General Fund income growth

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Government financial analyst Greg Harkenrider told a group of Kentucky's top economists on Thursday that collections from the individual income tax, the state's top revenue producer, is projected to rise slightly in the next two fiscal years. That would help to offset projected sharp declines in the coal severance tax and the cigarette tax.

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Space Woman Returns!

Updated: 08/15/2013 - Follow-up story about an eastern Kentucky woman participating in a space tourism study.

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Jobs lost in Ashland

Posted: 08/15/2013 - They say this is due to a decline in patient volumes and reimbursement levels.

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Political corruption investigation in Mingo County

Updated: 08/15/2013 - County Commissioner David Baisden has been charged with extortion. Court documents show he is accused of misusing his office to try and buy tires from a county supplier at a discount.

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Attorney general doing outreach at state fair

Posted: 08/15/2013 - The Kentucky attorney general's office will host a booth at the Kentucky State Fair to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and cyber safety.

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State projects meager General Fund income growth

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Top state budget staffers are predicting meager revenue growth over the next two years in the General Fund and a slight decline in the Road Fund, largely because of Kentucky's slow rebound from economic recession.

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