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Kentucky coal miners rally in nation's capital

Updated: 10/29/2013 - Miners from Kentucky and other states joined 30 members of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to rally against regulatory polices they say are killing jobs in coal country.

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Zombie 5K raises money for Salvation Army

Updated: 10/20/2013 - The city of Paintsville was overrun Saturday with scores of zombies. It wasn't a horror movie, these ghouls were part of a yearly 5K race. In this race, runners had to avoid some undead obstacles.

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UPDATE: Pro coal group sends letter to President Obama

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Members of the CoalBlue Project sent President Obama a letter on Wednesday, proposing they work together to advance policies that would accelerate the development and deployment of sustainable coal.

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UPDATE: Johnson Co. man returns home two months after skydiving accident

Updated: 10/06/2013 - When 26-year-old, David Meek, left for vacation in Mississippi he never imagined it would be more than two months before he returned home to Johnson County...especially in a wheelchair. This weekend Meek finally made it home after spending weeks at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Lexington, and now has hope that he will walk again.

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McConnell expects government shutdown to end soon

Posted: 10/05/2013 - Kentucky's senior senator is confident the federal government will be back open soon. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Kentuckians should not worry about the shutdown dragging on for a long time.

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London police investigate possible hazmat situation

Updated: 09/24/2013 - The Laurel County Sheriff's Office issued a travel advisory Tuesday afternoon for East 4th street and Tobacco Road in London, after reports of an explosion and dangerous vapors in the area.

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UPDATE: Johnson County boy dies from injuries suffered in car accident

Updated: 09/09/2013 - Two people have now died from injuries received in a Friday afternoon car accident on U.S. 23 in Prestonsburg. The driver of one of the vehicles, Paula McConnell, died the day of the accident and now a passenger in her vehicle, 10-year-old, Donovan Floyd, has also died.

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