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Perry County woman waits on heart donor

Posted: 08/17/2013 - A Perry County woman already dealing with a setback is now asking for help to save her life. Ariana Sumner, 23, has been in UK hospital since April 26 with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy, a disorder that weakens the heart around the time of pregnancy.

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UMWA workers at Patriot operations ratify pact

Posted: 08/16/2013 - The union said in a statement Friday night that current or laid-off Patriot workers in West Virginia and Kentucky voted 85 percent to 15 percent in favor of the agreement reached late last week.

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Operation UNITE officials unveil new programs

Updated: 08/17/2013 - Operation UNITE officials put the "Hope Wall" and the mobile drug education classroom on display for the first time Friday at a ceremony at the EKU Manchester Campus.

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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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