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Plans set for first ever 'Hatfield & McCoy Heritage Days Festival'

Updated: 08/18/2013 - There are less than two weeks from the start of a brand new festival in the mountains. Organizers worked for months on the event and have some exciting things planned for folks who attend the Hatfield and McCoy Heritage Days Festival.

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A look at federal role in civil rights cases

Posted: 08/18/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder began a federal investigation after a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin. The teenager's parents will take part in a march next week.

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Hospital expands music therapy

Posted: 08/18/2013 - Lying in bed at Norton Audubon Hospital, Martha Bishop closed her eyes, clapped her hands and tapped her toes as music therapist Kerry Willis strummed a guitar beside her and sang an old country song.

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New call center for health insurance opens

Posted: 08/18/2013 - Workers at a newly opened call center in Lexington will answer questions about how people can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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States revisit mandatory sentences for juveniles

Posted: 08/18/2013 - States across the country, including Connecticut, are considering changes to their juvenile sentencing laws in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court case that determined life sentences without parole for juveniles are unconstitutional.

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Jimmy Rose welcomed home

Updated: 08/18/2013 - Hundreds gathered at Pineville High School today to welcome home Jimmy Rose after he successfully advanced to the semi-finals of America's Got Talent.

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Bear sightings on the rise in Evarts

Updated: 08/18/2013 - Officials with the Evarts Police Department are urging folks in the area to keep their trash indoors in sealed containers until pickup days.

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'Color me Crazy' held in Inez

Posted: 08/17/2013 - More than 100 runners and walkers were out supporting the Sheldon Clark volleyball team on Saturday in Inez.

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Pike County woman celebrates 105th birthday

Updated: 08/18/2013 - A birthday party for a 105-year-old is not something that comes very often, and it is something friends and family of, Della Griffey, are thankful to be celebrating.

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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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