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Eastern, Kentucky is located in Floyd County. Zip codes in Eastern, KY include 41622.

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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Drug overdose deaths in 2013 increased in Fayette; Eastern Kentucky rates are state's highest

A report issued Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy showed that the state's largest increase in raw numbers of overdose fatalities occurred in Fayette County, with 86 deaths in 2013 compared to 74 in 2012.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

McConnell To Campaign In Eastern Ky.; Clinton To Stump For Grimes

Frankfort , Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers will campaign with Sen. Mitch McConnell next week in eastern Kentucky.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Floyd County Times

A couple of stories the New York Times should cover9:46 am

Last week, I wrote about the recent New York Times story on Eastern Kentucky. The Times described the region as one of the worst places to live in America and featured a graphic of a Kentucky license plate that read "Help Me."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

KSP make marijuana bust in Hardin County

CO NFISCATE 80 THOUSAND DOLLAR S WORTH OF MARIJUANA BEING GROWN AT A HOME IN HARDIN COUNTY W-L-K-Y'S ANNA-LYSA GAYLE WAS INVITED ALONG FOR THE BUST.

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WHAS11

Narrow lead for McConnell vs Grimes in new WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a narrow two percentage point lead, 47 percent to 45 percent, over Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll of Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

No tornadoes touched down in Central, Eastern Ky. storms, 'shocked' weather service forecaster says

A vintage automobile sits beneath the rubble after the garage on this home at 1986 Mark Ave. lost its roof and suffered structural damage in the Highlands subdivision off Georgetown Rd. in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's weather forecast: Another round of thunderstorms Sunday

Today is shaping up to be another very active weather day across Central and Eastern Kentucky.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

USA Today

Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description

A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?" Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to ... (more)

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WKYT

Severe storms possible this weekend

Strong to severe thunderstorms will move into the area today. The best chance to see severe weather will likely happen during the nighttime hours.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Miami University RedHawks

Still Time to Buy Football Season Tickets

The Miami University football season is just over a month away, but time still remains to purchase season tickets as the RedHawks welcome in a new era, behind first-year head coach Chuck Martin.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

Frieden, Rogers to host SOAR "Health Impact Series" at Morehead Conference Center

Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center will present Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers as part of a "Health Impact Series" under the new Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative.

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Floyd County Times

Floyd County teachers attend Professional Development Academy4:13 pm | 0

Both days of the Professional Development Academy included six sessions, covering everything from new Common Core standards to the more holistic "whole brain" teaching methods.

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The Horse

UK to Host Eastern Kentucky Grazing Day

I wasn't sure what "Date Foaled" meant so therefore i just put any date. The horse is around 3 yrs old we received her free from a man that informed us that she has been possibly abused by the previous owners son.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Condemned Kentucky inmate seeks new trial in woman's 1989 death

In a petition filed in federal court in Lexington, 47-year-old Donald Herb Johnson says a judge in Floyd County didn't recount all the rights he'd be giving up by admitting to stabbing Helen Madden to death on Oct. 30, 1989.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Raiding Ky. funds no way to budget

What Gov. Steve Beshear had to do to close out the fiscal year with a balanced budget might feel like a fix.

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News Democrat

Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky3:53 pm | 0

In this sixth year of the Obama Economy, unemployment and underemployment remain high in Kentucky.

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News Max

Coal Group Slams Grimes Ad Attacking McConnell on Jobs

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has been blasted by the Kentucky Coal Association over a TV ad blaming Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for the loss of more than 7,000 coal-mining jobs in the state since 2011.

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The Gazette

Eastern Ky. touted in culinary tourism promotion

Sites featured include local farms, farmers' markets, farm-to-table restaurants, wineries, craft breweries, food festivals and other culinary destinations.

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Sentinel News

News Digest: July 23, 2014

Forty-eight food destinations in Eastern Kentucky are included in a new map guide developed by the Appalachian Regional Commission to promote culinary tourism throughout the region.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

E. Ky. coal costs too high for revival

Whether it's a political ad - aren't you sick of them already? - or a headline like " UK emissions pilot project could keep Ky.

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