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Dozens of Kentucky schools raise dropout age

Updated: 07/26/2013 - Within two days of a new state law going into effect, 54 public school systems in Kentucky voted to raise the dropout age to 18. See a list of which schools have voted in favor of the change.

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Prescription drug battle

Posted: 06/27/2013 - We went looking for answers and found one woman who says drugs turned her life upside down. She says new prescription drug regulations, like House Bill 1, would not have stopped her.

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AppalReD budget cuts hurt services

Updated: 06/25/2013 - For more than 40 years, AppalReD officials say they have provided free legal aid services for those in Eastern and South Central Kentucky. The executive director says their federally funded program handles more than 7,000 cases a year. However, recent budget cuts could leave those in need without legal representation.

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Woman escapes house fire in Krypton

Updated: 06/24/2013 - A fire Monday evening in the Krypton Community burned one woman's house to the ground, but no one was hurt.

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Economists break down Kentucky's jobless numbers

Updated: 06/21/2013 - Around 8.1 percent of Kentuckians were out of work in May - an increase of .2 percent from the previous month, according to statistics released Thursday by the state Office of Employment and Training.

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Groundbreaking for Chavies treatment facility

Posted: 06/19/2013 - A groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of a new wastewater treatment plant. Officials say the Chavies Wastewater Treatment Plant will give access to communities in desperate need of clean water.

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Big Creek residents clean up after storm

Posted: 06/18/2013 - Several families are cleaning up after flash flooding in the Big Creek community. One neighbor living on Corvette Lane says within 10 minutes everything was gone.

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Perry County cleaning up after flash flood

Updated: 06/23/2013 - Heavy rains caused major problems in the Perry County community of Big Creek, after flash flooding swept away cars and flooded an elementary school.

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Flood waters hit the Big Creek area hard, flood school

Updated: 06/18/2013 - As the rain moved east more reports of flooding and damage started to come in. One of the hardest hit areas is the Big Creek community of Perry County where flash floods inundated a school with water.

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Bear seen next to home in Perry County

Updated: 06/14/2013 - Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say an approximately 200 lbs. Black Bear was spotted next to a home in Cornettsville on Friday morning.

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