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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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