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Protect your pipes without compromising city water

Posted: 01/27/2014 - Folks with the National Weather Service are saying another arctic blast is coming to eastern Kentucky beginning Monday, and city officials are advising how you can protect your pipes without compromising city water systems.

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Daft Punk 'Get Lucky' with Grammy record of year

Posted: 01/27/2014 - Daft Punk's infectiously catchy song "Get Lucky " is the Grammy Awards' record of the year. The mask-wearing electronic music pioneers Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo...

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Pike County family credits smoke detector for saving lives

Updated: 01/27/2014 - Last year after several fire related deaths, fire officials in Pike County were on a mission to make sure every home had working smoke detectors. Officials say one of those detectors handed out has already saved lives.

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Sundy Best brings music inspired by 'Home' back to Prestonsburg

Updated: 01/26/2014 - With music videos playing on CMT and two shows at the Grand Ole Opry under their belts, it is safe to say country music duo Sundy Best's career is taking off. Saturday night they played in their hometown of Prestonsburg to a sold out crowd at the Mountain Arts Center.

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Vt. Dept. of Corrections to assess prison lockdown

Posted: 01/26/2014 - Officials from the state Department of Corrections plan to visit a Kentucky facility where more than 200 Vermont inmates have been under a longer-than-usual lockdown.

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"Christ's Hands" 24-Hour Plan

Posted: 01/25/2014 - An eastern Kentucky homeless shelter is providing food, clothing, an medical services in Harlan County for folks in need. The non-profit shelter is now offering 24-hour services Saturday due to the extreme weather conditions.

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Another blast of wintry weather keeps road crews busy

Updated: 01/25/2014 - This round of wintry weather meant another busy day for the highway department. Crews began pre-treating roads in the Big Sandy Region around 2 o'clock Saturday morning...preparing for another round of snow.

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Ohio River bridges ahead of schedule, under budget

Posted: 01/25/2014 - The project will cost about $240 million less than previous projections, thanks to efficiencies in design and construction. The savings bring the total cost to about $2.34 billion.

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'Turtleman' facing scrutiny over animal welfare

Posted: 01/25/2014 - Kentucky's "Turtleman" is facing federal scrutiny after a magazine report claimed animals were harmed while filming his reality TV show on Animal Planet.

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Violence reported in S. Sudan despite cease-fire

Posted: 01/25/2014 - South Sudan's information minister says rebels in the country are attacking positions held by government troops, putting into question the strength of a recently signed cease-fire.

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Cold weather complicates Transportation Cabinet's methods

Posted: 01/24/2014 - The cold weather can create some challenging road conditions during this time of year. WYMT spent some time Friday with state workers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Floyd County who are saying this season has created some unique issues for them.

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