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Feds: Risks remain at some W.Va. coal slurry ponds

Posted: 01/10/2013 - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia regulators have made many changes to ensure coal slurry ponds don't fail from the bottom and flood underground mines, but federal officials say risks remain.

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Budget office reports improved revenue in December

Posted: 01/10/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State Budget Director Mary Lassiter is reporting that Kentucky's General Fund revenue rose substantially in December, despite lackluster growth in sales tax receipts and a decline in corporate income tax collections.

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Funding to be cut for many Ky. health clinics

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes says the $60 million cut will affect 155 clinics and is a result of a decision by the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide supplemental funding only to facilities that have attained a special certification.

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Obama nominates Lew to lead Treasury

Updated: 01/10/2013 - President Barack Obama is announcing Treasury secretary nominee Jack Lew, pointing to his past work of balancing budgets during the Clinton administration.

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Suspect still on the run in West Virginia homicide

Posted: 01/10/2013 - An elderly man tied up and killed, his car stolen and later turning up in a parking lot in Man, W.Va. -- now, police suspect the man behind it all might still be in the area.

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10 things to know for Thursday

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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Lexington Fire Dept. working to put smoke detectors in every home

Posted: 01/10/2013 - A Pike County family was killed in a house fire on Wednesday, only the mother survived but with serious injuries. Firefighters say they did not have any smoke detectors in the home, and according to the Lexington Fire Department that's a common problem they're trying to fix.

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Community honors Pike County fire victims

Posted: 01/10/2013 - People in a community devastated by a fire that killed a father, and his four young children, came together to support each other and to honor the victims.

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Yonts could head House State Government Committee

Posted: 01/09/2013 - Democratic state Rep. Brent Yonts of Greenville could be in line to become the next chairman of the House State Government Committee, a key post with the Legislature working to find a way to restore solvency to the pension program for government retirees in Kentucky.

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Consumer Alert: Scams in the wake of tragedy

Posted: 01/10/2013 - In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the shooting in Newtown, relief organizations are often collecting money to help people, but whenever there is a time of giving - there is a time of scamming. Here is what you need to know.

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