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Waterways seen as way to increase tourism

Posted: 05/29/2012 - ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - Officials in several eastern Kentucky counties are ramping up efforts to create water trails in an effort to attract more tourism.

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Tips lead to two big marijuana busts

Posted: 05/23/2012 - Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price says his department relies heavily on public tips to fight drug crimes. This week those tips led to two large marijuana busts.

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Anna Melvin wins another term

Updated: 05/22/2012 - Incumbent Anna Melvin and Michael Hogan were both campaigning to represent Martin, Lawrence, and Johnson Counties.

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Longtime WYMT General Manager will retire

Posted: 05/22/2012 - She has been the cornerstone of WYMT's Mountain Family for more than two decades, but come June 1st, WYMT's General Manager Ernestine Cornett will retire.

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Ky. pastor told flock to vote out Obama

Posted: 05/21/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Washington-based watchdog group says an eastern Kentucky Baptist pastor violated federal law when he urged his followers to vote President Barack Obama out of office in November.

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Loretta Lynn married at 15, not 13

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Country music legend Loretta Lynn is three years older than she has led people to believe, an age change that undermines the story she told of being married at 13 in "Coal Miner's Daughter," documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

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Big Sandy Community and Technical Nursing Students Make a Difference

Posted: 05/14/2012 - Prestonsburg, KY (May 14, 2012) Nursing students from the Big Sandy Community and Technical College chapter of the Kentucky Association of Nursing Students surprised Pikeville Medical Center with a donation to their pediatric unit on Friday, May 4th.

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Pharmacy school in doubt

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Just days after the decision by the University of Charleston not to put a branch of its pharmacy school in the mountains, the future of another school is in question.

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Governor signs legislation to fight drug abuse

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Governor Steve Beshear signed House Bill 1, known as the "pill mill bill" into law on Tuesday morning. It is designed to fight prescription bill abuse and crackdown on alleged "pill mills."

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