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

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Jacksonville State pegged as OVC football favorites

The Ohio Valley Conference held it's football media day Monday in Nashville and announced Jacksonville State as the preseason favorite to win the conference title.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

New York Post

The Truman Show Delusion, and how culture determines a crazya

"Maybe I'm going out of my mind," said Truman Burbank, played by Jim Carrey in 1998's "The Truman Show," "but I get the feeling that the world revolves around me somehow."

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Robust Eastern Kentucky economy starts with good health

This summer, SOAR is holding hundreds of listening sessions across Eastern Kentucky to gather feedback on what communities feel is required for a brighter future.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Friday Night Showers

STATE, SO THAT IS THE TREND FOR THE WEEKEND TO GRADUALLY BECOMES A LITTLE MORE HUMID AS WELL.

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FOX16

Media favors Jacksonville State in OVC

Jacksonville State was selected as the preseason favorite in the Ohio Valley Conference in a vote of media members, including The Sports Network.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's forecast: Rain expected in Eastern, Central Kentucky

We’re rolling into the weekend with an increasing threat for showers and a few thunderstorms.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WHAS11

E. Coli warning issued for Ky. swimmers, boaters

The warning was initially based out of Eastern Kentucky, but has been extended to all of Kentucky's lakes and rivers after heavy rainfall.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's weather forecast: Early fall in the middle of July

Our blast of fall weather rolls on across Central and Eastern Kentucky. The air we have out there today is about as cool as you can possibly get this time of year.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Central and Eastern Kentucky Better Business Bureau warns of postcards offering 'savings'

Postcards offering an "unclaimed reward" of "$100 in gift savings" at major discount stores have been showing up in area mailboxes, but the Better Business Bureau of Central & Eastern Kentucky is warning recipients to be wary.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Williamson ARH given $4.3 million in expansion funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Administrator for Rural Housing Services and Community Facilities has awarded Williamson ARH $4.3 million grant to expand health-care services and create local jobs in Eastern Kentucky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Prestonsburg equipment dealer sues IRS to get $2.5 million tax refund

The company, based in Prestonsburg, argued in the federal lawsuit filed last week that the government incorrectly classified a Mack coal truck that Worldwide sells.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

Governor's Scholars Program provides unique and valuable learning experience

Most of the year, the campus of Morehead State University is populated with thousands of Eagle students pursuing their dream of a college education.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

MSU to host SOAR listening session July 24

Morehead State University and Shaping Our Appalachian Region Education and Retraining Working Group will host a public listening session Thursday, July 24, in the Crager Room of the Adron Doran University Center.

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WHAS11

Grimes blasts McConnell on Medicare but star of new ad unaffected

Alison Lundergan Grimes' first attack ad of the 2014 U.S. Senate race criticizes Sen. Mitch McConnell's record on Medicare, featuring a retired Eastern Kentucky coal miner who questions a failed 2011 budget measure which would have privatized the federal health insurance program for senior citizens.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's forecast: Storms may bring strong winds, hail, isolated tornadoes

Severe thunderstorms are a strong possibility across Central and Eastern Kentucky Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Grant, AmeriCorp workers, CDC visit bolster effort to diversify Eastern Ky. economy

A federal agency has committed $312,000 to support development of an initiative to expand and diversify the struggling economy of Eastern Kentucky.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

New lottery game exceeds expected sales

Kentucky Lottery Chief Financial Officer Howard Kline told The State Journal that the bingo-style game, which has drawings every five minutes, sold $28.5 million in wagers as of June 21. He says that's about $500,000 more than estimated.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Business awards: Week of July 7

Roger Leonard, left, Louisville field office director for Community Planning and Development HUD, presented Jerry Rickett of Kentucky Highlands Investment Corp. the CPD Director's Award for Innovative Policy.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Cybergrass

Dave Evans Documentary in Search of Memorabilia

Red Line Studios has posted a request on BluegrassNation.org for memorabilia about "Last of the Breed" Dave Evans.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

O-R Online

Ky. family brings a breaking cleana from coal tour to Washington

Nick Mullins of Kentucky joins his wife, Rusty, and their children, Daniel and Alex, in discussing their “clean break” from the coal industry.

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