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Inmates caught trying to dig out of jail

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Two inmates may have to spend more time behind bars after allegedly trying to escape from the Floyd County Detention Center.

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Obama aggressive in early minutes of debate

Posted: 10/23/2012 - President Barack Obama is taking an aggressive posture toward rival Mitt Romney in Monday's debate, at one point saying the Republican's policy proposals are so outdated "the 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back."

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ATV death raises safety concerns

Posted: 10/22/2012 - PINEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - An ATV death that took place over weekend is raising safety concerns for some folks in eastern Kentucky.

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Experts predict volatile fall fire season

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Fall fire season is in full effect. Forestry officials say weather conditions are especially dry this fall, setting the stage for what could turn out to be one of the most active fire seasons in recent years.

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Chop shop trial begins

Posted: 10/22/2012 - The trial of a Johnson County family accused of using their wrecker service as a chop shop began Monday.

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Group not asking for state start-up funds for park

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Some Louisville-based investors wanting to reopen Kentucky Kingdom say they are not asking for any start-up funding from the state to get the rides running again at the amusement park.

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Police: Costumed Pa. girl mistaken for skunk, shot

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Police say a costumed 9-year-old girl was accidentally shot outside a western Pennsylvania home during a Halloween party by a relative who thought she was a skunk.

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FedEx sees online shoppers powering holiday record

Posted: 10/23/2012 - FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers' growing fondness for shopping online.

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Pennington Gap, VA police chief facing drug charges

Posted: 10/22/2012 - According to federal court records in Abingdon, Pennington Gap Police Chief William Bryan Young is accused of distributing pain pills and possessing a gun while illegally using and dealing drugs. He was denied bail at a hearing Friday.

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200 Norfolk Southern workers laid off across the mountains

Updated: 10/22/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railroad has announced the layoffs of 200 engineers and conductors who run coal routes in the company's Pocahontas Division that includes southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia.

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Weekend coal rally in Buchanan County, Virginia

Posted: 10/22/2012 - Several area politicians attended the event and spoke to a sea of coal industry supporters, even though organizers say the rally was neither pro-republican nor pro-democrat but simply, pro-coal.

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