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Premiums unveiled for health overhaul plans

Posted: 09/25/2013 - The Obama administration is shifting into high gear to promote the new health care law ahead of an Oct. 1 start date for uninsured people to begin signing up.

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Morgan Co. Middle School holds Appalachian Arts Festival

Updated: 09/25/2013 - The hills of Appalachia are steeped in their own unique art, songs and culture. Students at Morgan County Middle School spent the afternoon Tuesday learning about and celebrating old-time crafts and mountain music.

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Local man honored with a national award

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Brian Jackson is the program director for the Manchester Kentucky Air Evac Lifeteam base was honored with the 2013 National President's award for his judgement, positive outlook, and credibility.

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New Keavy Fire Chief named

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Richard Bales is the successor to his older brother, Ronnie Bales, who was the Keavy Volunteer Fire Department Chief for more than 40 years.

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Repairs planned for Evarts road

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Parts of Laurel Branch in Evarts are already breaking off, but Evarts city officials say repairs are already planned.

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Pike judge executive wants federal help for struggling economy

Updated: 09/25/2013 - Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford sent a letter to Congressman Hal Rogers asking for his help to obtain money from Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust funds citing nearly $2.5 billion that he believes belongs here in the mountains.

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London police investigate possible hazmat situation

Updated: 09/24/2013 - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office issued a travel advisory Tuesday afternoon for East 4th street and Tobacco Road in London, after reports of an explosion and dangerous vapors in the area.

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Feds to drop 1 case against W.Va. judge upon plea

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Suspended Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury will enter a plea next week in a conspiracy that federal prosecutors say was designed to protect the reputation of former sheriff who bought drugs from a campaign-sign maker.

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EKY schools choosing to go peanut-free

Updated: 09/24/2013 - Leaders at one Eastern Kentucky school are taking matters into their own hands to keep children with food allergies safe.

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Appeals court upholds sentence of ex-school chief

Posted: 09/24/2013 - A federal appeals court has upheld the two-year prison sentence and $250,000 fine of a former eastern Kentucky school superintendent who pleaded guilty to leading a vote-buying conspiracy during the 2010 primary elections.

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March for hunger awareness in Rockcastle County

Posted: 09/24/2013 - “Hunger Awareness March gives us the opportunity to focus on the problem of hunger within our community, and to take action in making the event an effort to end hunger,” said Carolyn Lindsey, Grateful Bread’s program manager.

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