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Prison escapee caught hiding in Harlan

Updated: 11/02/2012 - William Paul Monroe III says he was upset he lost a chance at parole so he escaped. He was caught in Harlan County after one month on the run.

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Pikeville gets storm sirens

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Pikeville will now have emergency alert sirens. Officials began installing the eight sirens Friday afternoon.

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Community comes together to help injured football players

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Somerset takes on Shelby Valley in the first night of the post season Friday. Expectations are high for the Somerset Briar Jumpers...but the road to State could have been given a serious detour when players Jacobi Gilmore and Will Hinton were hurt in a crash.

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Test scores released for Kentucky schools

Updated: 11/02/2012 - New test scores were released for Kentucky schools, and many districts in eastern Kentucky have been labeled as "Needs Improvement."

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Job seekers invited to meet and greet Saturday

Posted: 11/02/2012 - Representatives with a major Cincinnati employer are visiting Hazard the next couple of days, looking for hard-working people who want to work from home.

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A state-by-state look at superstorm's effects

Posted: 11/02/2012 - The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 94 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 3.6 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.

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21st District state Senate race heats up

Posted: 11/02/2012 - The state Senate race is heating up in Kentucky's 21st District. The candidates say they want to create more jobs, but they have very different ideas about how to accomplish that.

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Most students not prepared for college, careers

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Despite that alarming finding, Education Commissioner Terry Holliday said the results showing only 47 percent of high schoolers ready to advance have significantly improved from the previous year's 38 percent.

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PSC holding meetings on LG&E, KU rate requests

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Public meetings are scheduled in Louisville, Lexington and Harlan on requests for rate increases by Kentucky Utilities Co. and Louisville Gas & Electric Co.

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State Senate race heating up in 21st District

Updated: 11/02/2012 - The state Senate candidates say they want to create more jobs in the 21st district, but they have very different ideas about how to accomplish that.

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Rue 21 now open in Hazard

Posted: 11/02/2012 - If you are looking for a new place to shop in the mountain, Rue 21 is now open in Hazard.

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Frustration builds on Day 3 in storm-stricken NYC

Posted: 11/02/2012 - Subways started rolling except in areas flooded by Sandy. Bridges into the city are open, but police enforced a carpooling rule that appeared to worsen, not improve congestion.

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10 things to know for Friday

Updated: 11/02/2012 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Friday.

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