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Rising Aging Population in EKY

Posted: 05/12/2011 - Officials tell us the growing of the baby boomer population is due to several factors, such as the younger folks looking for jobs elsewhere and families having fewer children.

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Spill investigation is underway

Posted: 05/11/2011 - State officials are investigating a spill in a Letcher County creek that killed minnows.

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Pill Burn in Letcher County

Updated: 05/06/2011 - Operation Unite and officials with the Letcher County Sheriff's department were on hand in Whitesburg this afternoon to throw anyone's unwanted or unused medication in the pill dragon. Melissa Etezadi Reports.

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Salary for UK's New President

Updated: 05/03/2011 - The University of Kentucky and Dr. Eli Capilouto have an agreement in principle on terms of compensation.

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Man Injured In ATV Accident

Updated: 04/26/2011 - An Eastern Kentucky man is seriously injured after losing control of his ATV and rolling it down a hillside. We were in the Roxanna area of Letcher County as the man was air lifted from the scene.

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StoryCorps Visits EKY

Posted: 04/21/2011 - StoryCorps visits Whitesburg for the second time since the tour began.

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Local Radio Station Fund Drive

Updated: 04/21/2011 - With public radio and television stations facing cuts in government funding, many are doing what they can to raise money on their own. We spoke to officials with one local public radio station that are relying on their listeners to keep them on the air.

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EIEA program accepting nominations for top business leaders

Updated: 04/21/2011 - The 2011 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program, celebrating a decade of distinction in honoring those who exemplify America’s spirit of entrepreneurship, is seeking nominations from across Southern and Eastern Kentucky for the region’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Kentucky nonprofits invited to apply for $50,000 in grants by Verizon

Posted: 04/14/2011 - The Verizon Foundation today announced a Domestic Violence Prevention Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFP invites non-profits in Kentucky to apply for a total of $50,000 in grants to support domestic violence prevention and awareness initiatives.

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Alleged thief caught in an unusual way

Posted: 03/25/2011 - A thief in the Isom area of Letcher County gets himself in some deep trouble when he tries to sell the scrap metal he allegedly stole to the victims cousin!

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