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Semifinalists perform at Road to Fame

Updated: 06/16/2013 - Several young performers sang their hearts out to be a finalist in this year's Country Music Highway Road to Fame Saturday night.

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State's largest rail trail opens in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 06/16/2013 - 'Rails to Trails' is a national organization that takes former rail lines and transforms them into trails. The largest rails to trails project in the state is in Eastern Kentucky and officially opened on Saturday.

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Hemp movement gains new leader

Posted: 06/15/2013 - Efforts to revive the industrial hemp crop here in Kentucky will be spear-headed by a new chairman.

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Jenkins city pool coming soon

Posted: 06/15/2013 - Those living in Letcher County are going to be a lot cooler come July thanks to a new outdoor facility. Construction is continuing for a new pool in Jenkins. Officials say the pool will include a 20 foot pool deck and two slides, one of which will resemble a piece of coal.

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McConnell to speak Saturday at Republican dinner

Posted: 06/15/2013 - McConnell's appearance at the annual Kentucky Lincoln Day dinner on Saturday comes just more than a week after Kentucky Democrats unleashed a barrage of criticism against him at their annual dinner in Louisville.

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Man robs bank in Louisa

Posted: 06/15/2013 - Authorities say a man was able to obtain cash before exiting through a back door.

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Whitesburg business owners throw block party

Posted: 06/14/2013 - Local business owners in Letcher County say their "Downtown Summersburg" block party is just a taste of everything Whitesburg has to offer. The owners of one bakery are hoping live music, food and other family friendly games bring new faces to their community.

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New superintendent for Letcher County

Posted: 06/14/2013 - The Letcher County Board of Education selected Tony Sergent as their new superintendent. Sergent says his previous experience as both a principal and a teacher prepared him for the new position.

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Bear seen next to home in Perry County

Updated: 06/14/2013 - Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say an approximately 200 lbs. Black Bear was spotted next to a home in Cornettsville on Friday morning.

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