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

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3 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

2 Shot While Hunting in Eastern KY.; 1 Killed

State police told WKYT-TV that 28-year-old Brian Griffin died from his injuries after being air-lifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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9 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

SOAR must strive to be democratic; legislature must reform severance spending

To participate in one of SOAR's working groups, contact the SOAR office at 606-444-5127 or 606-437-5127.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Growing demand for U.S. coal bypasses Eastern Kentucky but benefits western part of state

Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

State opens Pikeville innovation office to help entrepreneurs in economically battered region

The state has opened an office in Pikeville to help entrepreneurs and small businesses as part of an effort to diversify Eastern Kentucky's economy.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's forecast: Much better weather moves in

After a big blast of winter in the heart of April, things are looking up across Central and Eastern Kentucky.

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Examiner.com

Verlin Short, 'Snake Man of Appalachia' arrested for drug trafficking

Police arrested Verlin Short, from the TV reality show, "Snake Man of Appalachia" for drug trafficking.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Lawmakers reach tentative agreement on road-building plan; hope to vote before midnight

House and Senate leaders reached a tentative agreement Tuesday morning on a two-year road-building plan for Kentucky in hopes of avoiding a special legislative session.

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ElectricNet

EKPC Announces Plans To Deactivate Power Plant As New Federal Rules Take Effect

East Kentucky Power Cooperative recently announced plans to deactivate Dale Station in Clark County over the next year, indefinitely ceasing operations of the power plant by April 2015.

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WMKY-FM Morehead

KEDC Receives Federal Grant

The Employment and Training Administration with the U.S. Department of Labor announced its formal acceptance of a grant proposal from the Kentucky Educational Development Corporation .

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Straight pipes still a planning, leadership problem in E. Ky.

The Millstone sewer system in Letcher County has been shut down by the Letcher County Water and Sewer District.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of April 14

Community Trust Bank: Chris Castle has been promoted to vice president. His office is located at 101 North Main Street in Versailles.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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EKPC announces plans to deactivate power plant as new Federal rules take effect

East Kentucky Power Cooperative today announced plans to deactivate Dale Station in Clark County over the next year, indefinitely ceasing operations of the power plant by April 2015.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's weather update: Warmer air surges in

Good Thursday, folks. We have a fantastic day taking shape across Central and Eastern Kentucky.

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Logan Banner

Coal miners safety

Just as Kentucky's legislature is gutting the state's mine safety program, coal operators from Eastern Kentucky are urging Congress to hamstring federal enforcement of mine safety laws because "we have a complete secondary layer of inspection at the state level" and "states do things the right way."

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

EDITORIAL: Effort to reduce mine inspections puts lives at risk

Just as Kentucky's legislature is gutting the state's mine safety program, coal operators from Eastern Kentucky are urging Congress to hamstring federal enforcement of mine safety laws because "we have a complete secondary layer of inspection at the state level" and "states do things the right way."

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Big News Network.com

W. Tennis. Herd to Play Two in Two Days at EKU Louisville

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Middlesboro Daily News

Job Club helps launch new career for Sharon Woolum

Sharon Woolum hit her low point in the fall of 2011 when her husband suddenly passed away and she was thrust into the role of being her family's primary caregiver.

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Resources for April 9, 2014

Lexington independent candidate for Mayor, Danny Mayer , comments on the Lexington Herald-Leader's "Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's 2015 budget proposal asks for $40 million in debt for Rupp renovation : "Jim Gray's budget was released yesterday.

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Huntington News

Scenes from Marshall's Baseball Win Over Eastern Kentucky

Junior TJ Diffenderfer continued his hot hitting, smacking his first homer of the season and going 3-3 in the contest with 3 RBI and a run to propel the Herd to a 7-3 victory.

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Floyd County Times

A legislative perspective

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work on a number of budgets for our Commonwealth, but I can't recall one that was as difficult - or as rewarding - as the one set to be signed into law this month.

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