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SOAR Looks to Increase Tourism in Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 09/23/2014 - "A shot in the arm" is what some people are calling tourism in eastern Kentucky. Tuesday, State officials met at Natural Bridge State Park during a Shape Our Appalachian Region forum.

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Hemp from pilot program harvested

Posted: 09/23/2014 - For the first time since World War II, industrial hemp was legally harvested in Kentucky Tuesday morning.

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Coke, Pepsi pledge to reduce calorie consumption

Posted: 09/23/2014 - The announcement was made at the Clinton Global Initiative Tuesday and comes as the country's three biggest soda makers face public pressure over the role of sugary drinks in fueling obesity.

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Group to present ideas on improving Appalachia

Posted: 09/23/2014 - A group working to create new economic opportunities for eastern Kentucky will present its findings to Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear and Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers.

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Judge: Kentucky to explain lethal injection drugs

Posted: 09/23/2014 - A judge says Kentucky officials should be prepared to explain how and why they arrived at what drugs to use in a lethal injection and what doses of the narcotics to administer.

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