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National Weather Service updating severe weather alerts

Posted: 03/02/2013 - Officials with the National Weather Service are updating how they will warn people about the next big storm. The National Weather Service is moving to an "impact based" warning system.

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One year anniversary of Magoffin County tornado

Updated: 03/03/2013 - It is still hard for many to believe the destruction they saw in Salyersville after a tornado destroyed part of that town. People there are also still re-building. People who live there say there is still a long road to recovery.

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Martin Co. one year after 2012 tornado outbreak

Posted: 03/02/2013 - There were no lives lost in Martin County... but there were several families left with nothing but each other. Now one year later that community is showing signs of progress as many homes have been rebuilt.

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Kentucky's jobless rate much improved in 2012

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The Office of Employment and Training reported Friday that unemployment improved from 9.5 percent in 2011 to 8.2 percent in 2012. That's a 1.3 percent drop in the jobless rate, which reflects the addition of 28,800 jobs for the year.

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Highway worker celebrated as a hero

Posted: 03/02/2013 - Kentucky Highway District 12 workers gathered on Friday for a surprise celebration to honor one of their own who is being called a hero.

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School gets award in aftermath of tornado

Updated: 03/01/2013 - Maybe one of the most inspirational stories comes from the high school girls basketball team. They say it was not the tornado, but what came after that has changed their lives.

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Dual polarity radar providing better weather picture

Updated: 03/01/2013 - The latest technology is helping forecasters at the National Weather Service in Jackson get a better picture of the next big storm. The NWS is in the process of upgrading its nationwide weather grid to what's called "dual polarity" radar.

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Kentucky Space Movie Project Starts Today

Updated: 03/03/2013 - The second year of the Kentucky Space Movie Project kicked off today, where students from nine schools get to make movies about space subjects for a competition.

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Ky. store owner charged with fraud

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The owner of a central Kentucky store has been charged with health care and wire fraud after prosecutors say he used patient and doctor names to create fraudulent prescriptions.

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Feds say man posed as mine electrician

Posted: 03/01/2013 - An indictment in U.S. District Court in Pikeville says James A. Cress was working for the Cumberland River Coal Company at the Blue Ridge No. 1 Mine as an electrician from May 2009 to July 2010.

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