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Updated: 10/22/2012 - Over the weekend, hundreds of contestants showcased their talent for Nashville, TN Music Row executives during the opening Country Music Highway "Road to Fame” auditions in Eastern Kentucky. The ‘Road to Fame’ competition is searching for the next potential star to come from Kentucky’s famed Country Music Highway, an area with a vast musical heritage and home to many country stars for decades.

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Justices set arguments in case of ousted judge

Posted: 03/26/2012 - The Kentucky Supreme Court has set oral arguments for next month in the case of former Harlan County Circuit Judge who was found guilty of judicial misconduct.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted: 03/26/2012 - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Kentucky leads the way...in blanketing our Commonwealth in blue and silver pinwheels. The blue and silver pinwheel is a symbol of childhood and forms the cornerstone of the national Pinwheels for Prevention child abuse awareness campaign being conducted throughout the nation. Kentucky’s campaign, the second largest in the nation, is being coordinated through Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky

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Three charged in alleged assault in Harlan County

Posted: 03/15/2012 - The Harlan Daily Enterprise reports 35 year old Wayne Johnson Junior, 23 year old Randy Hammons and 31 year old Jerry Gilbert allegedly assaulted Rayshawn Allison using a two by four earlier this month.

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Four charged in alleged hate crime

Updated: 03/14/2012 - Federal court papers accuse four people of kidnapping a man and taking him to a state park in Harlan County, where he was severely beaten while slurs were yelled at him about his sexual orientation.

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Free coal academy starts classes Monday

Posted: 03/10/2012 - The Kentucky Coal Academy and Workforce Solutions of Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College are offering a free training course for miners.

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Feds say Kentucky mine owes $1.6M in fines

Posted: 03/09/2012 - The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says it issued 1,244 citations and orders to a Harlan County mine owned by D&C Mining Corp. from Jan. 24, 2006, to Feb. 8 of this year.

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Church meets despite arson

Updated: 02/26/2012 - A baptist church in Harlan County opened their doors to a congregation in need of somewhere to worship.

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Church, house set on fire

Updated: 02/24/2012 - Fire ripped through a church and home Friday. Investigators think one person is responsible for both.

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Road will be closed on Monday

Posted: 02/24/2012 - State road officials say Kentucky 2005 will be shutdown at the Junction of Kentucky 987 until March 8th.

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Mine officials indicted in federal court

Updated: 02/22/2012 - The mining officials allegedly violated mine safety laws to protect miners from possible roof falls and unsafe electrical cables.

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KSP warns of scam

Updated: 02/17/2012 - Kentucky State Police say citizens in the Cumberland community are receiving phone calls from people in Bolivia.

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