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Proposed bill makes for safer child exchanges

Updated: 02/16/2013 - In the wake of last month’s deadly shooting on the campus of Hazard Community Technical College, there is now more interest in the safety of custodial exchanges.

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Local small business owner weighs in on minimum wage debate

Posted: 02/15/2013 - A new call from Washington to raise the federal minimum wage has some cheering, but others say the move would drive up inflation and hurt small businesses. WYMT spoke with a small business owner in Hazard to see what she thinks about the debate.

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Perry County man indicted on murder charges

Updated: 02/16/2013 - Police say Dalton Stidham gunned them down three people during what was supposed to be a custody exchange on January 15th. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and the grand jury indicted him on the charges today.

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Perry County car chase ends on foot

Updated: 02/10/2013 - A car chase turned into a foot chase today in Perry County when state police say a man would not stop for them.

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Program offers discounted spay/neuter services in eastern KY

Posted: 02/09/2013 - If you have a dog or cat that needs to be spayed or neutered but you are unable to afford it, there is a program to help you. The KY River Regional Animal Shelter in has received a grant that will help low-income folks have their pets spayed or neutered.

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Missy Cornett calls for secure child custody exchange sites

Updated: 02/04/2013 - She lost three family members in a shooting last month on the campus of Hazard Community and Technical College. Now, Missy Cornett is talking about the need for secure child custody exchange centers.

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Snow hits Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 02/04/2013 - Some areas of Eastern Kentucky got up to three inches of snow, and many roads were the first to be covered.

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Big Sandy RECC severe storm advisory

Posted: 01/31/2013 - Big Sandy RECC is making preparations for restoration of possible power outages caused by strong winds and severe thunderstorms that are expected in our area.

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Storms cause problems in Perry County

Updated: 01/31/2013 - High winds swept through eastern Kentucky Wednesday morning, leaving their mark on trees, buildings, and even a pontoon.

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Hazard boy collects pennies to help hospice patients

Updated: 03/07/2014 - The next time you see a penny on the ground, pick it up and give it to Nick Hoskins. In the past five years he has collected nearly $2,000 in coins - mostly pennies - and donated all of it to hospice care patients in Perry County.

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Leslie County mining accident kills one

Updated: 01/27/2013 - A man has died after a mining accident in Leslie County. The Kentucky Office of Mine Safety and Licensing is investigating the death of Perry County man, Jerry Watts.

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