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Five indicted on bribery charges

Posted: 07/07/2010 - SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - Five people have been indicted on bribery charges for allegedly trying to pay the Pulaski County prosecutor to release a convicted drug dealer.

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Charges dismissed in Pulaski County bribery case

Updated: 07/06/2010 - The Commonwealth Journal reports Everett Hyden, Noble Hampton, Virginia Hampton, Walter Creekmore and Darmus Dalton were all accused of offering Commonwealth's Attorney Eddy Montgomery 20 thousand dollars in exchange for releasing Brandon Compton, who was in jail on drug charges.

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Man hurt in Pulaski County accident

Posted: 07/05/2010 - A Tompkinsville man is in serious condition at UK Hospital after his vehicle hit a utility pole. Police say 51-year-old Clifford Stephens was driving on Kentucky 192 in Pulaski County on Saturday when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a utility pole.

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Students hear from a former governor

Updated: 07/01/2010 - Eastern Kentucky students attending a leadership conference in Somerset hear from former governor Paul Patton.

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Judge reprimanded for writing bad check

Posted: 07/01/2010 - The Judicial Conduct Commission has publicly reprimanded a judge who was indicted on a felony charge of writing a bad check.

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Fireworks schedule

Updated: 07/01/2010 - The Fourth of July is rapidly approaching and cities across eastern Kentucky are planning fireworks displays on different days.

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An open letter to Ashley Judd: In Defense of Coal

Updated: 06/29/2010 - Ashley Judd’s comments regarding mountain top removal continue to stir controversy here in Eastern Kentucky. WYMT's Neil MiddletonI received an open letter to Ashley Judd. It was written by Janette Jude, a sixth grade language arts teacher from Inez Middle School in Martin County.

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Boats, business down at the Lake

Updated: 06/25/2010 - For reasons they're not really sure about, many say traffic on Lake Cumberland is really down this summer.

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Blog: Ashley Judd “The rape of Appalachia”

Posted: 06/24/2010 - During a recent speech to the National Press Club in Washington, Ashley Judd called mountain top removal “environmental genocide.” She says the process is “the state-sanctioned, federal government supported, coal industry operated, rape of Appalachia.”

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