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State slashes education funding

Updated: 01/13/2011 - Officials with the Kentucky Department of Education said an increase in the number of students in Kentucky schools combined with a state budget shortfall means districts will be asked to do more with less.

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Police find more than 100 pills

Posted: 01/13/2011 - A woman is arrested in Johnson County when police find more than 100 pills that she did not have a prescription for.

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Escapee is still missing

Updated: 01/11/2011 - A Floyd County inmate who escaped after a court hearing last week is still missing.

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Inmate escapes police custody

Posted: 01/06/2011 - Jail officials say an inmate escaped and now a manhunt is underway in Prestonsburg.

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Floyd County fighting domestic violence

Updated: 01/04/2011 - According to Kentucky State Police, around 90 victims called the state's Domestic Violence Association every day in 2009.

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Former Ky. tourism secretary dead at 73

Updated: 12/29/2010 - PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) - Ann Roberts Latta, who oversaw the reintroduction of elk into Kentucky during her time as state tourism development secretary, has died. She was 73.

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Police round up drug offenders

Updated: 12/27/2010 - Despite the snowy weather and some icy roads, police in Floyd County braved the cold and made several drug arrests Monday morning.

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Rescue squad receives grant

Posted: 12/27/2010 - An eastern Kentucky rescue squad is getting new wetsuits thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Arrest made following drug investigation

Posted: 12/21/2010 - A Pulaski County man is behind bars following an investigation into a drug smuggling operation at an eastern Kentucky prison.

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Police discover marijuana plants

Posted: 12/17/2010 - Police say 42 pot plants and materials used to cultivate marijuana were discovered in an outbuilding on Boyd Road in Dana.

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MSHA adds Prestonsburg site for coal dust hearing

Posted: 12/01/2010 - The hearings start Tuesday in Beaver, W.Va. After a holiday break, there are three hearings in January, in Evansville, Ind.; Birmingham, Ala.; and Salt Lake City. Three more are scheduled in February, including one Feb. 10 in Prestonsburg, Ky., as well as dates in Washington, Pa.; and Arlington, Va.

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