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

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Wednesday | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Second Arrest Made in Fatal Eastern Ky. Fire

Authorities have made a second arrest in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned in eastern Kentucky.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Floyd County Times

Hamilton to be recognized at EIEA Awards Luncheon

Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Lexington's new food coordinator says she has 'hit the ground running'

Ashton Potter Wright started work Monday June 2, 2014 as Lexington's local food coordinator, a new position with Lexington city government charged with improving connections between Central Kentucky farmers and consumers.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Billionaire coal operator admits to hundreds of violations in multi-million-dollar settlement

A billionaire coal operator has admitted to hundreds of surface-mining violations in Eastern Kentucky and has agreed to post $10.8 million in bonding to ensure reclamation.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris Bailey's weather forecast: Rounds of storms continue

We are in the middle of a steamy and stormy pattern across Central and Eastern Kentucky.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Floyd County Times

Pharmacies, treatment programs to pay over $1 million dollars to...

Kerry B. Harvey, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and James V. Allen, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration , jointly announced last week that the federal government has reached settlements, worth more than a million dollars, with multiple Eastern Kentucky treatment programs and two pharmacies, to settle ... (more)

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Floyd County Times

Research investigates another I ...

From the New York Times to visits from the director of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, health disparities in Appalachia are receiving a lot of attention, and for good reason.

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WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Eastern Kentucky Man Arrested in 3 Deaths, Robbery

An eastern Kentucky man remains in jail charged with murder in the deaths of three people whose bodies were found in a home that burned.

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National Public Radio

World Cafe Next: Sturgill Simpson

Our World Cafe: Next artist this week is a singer-songwriter from Eastern Kentucky named Sturgill Simpson.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Puissant Industries, Inc.'s Board of Directors and Consenting...

Puissant Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that on August 18, 2014 its Board of Directors and Consenting Shareholders constituting 75.76% of the Company's outstanding shares approved of the Company filing Articles of Amendment to the Company's Articles of Incorporation with the State of Florida, which will affect a two shares for every ten ... (more)

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Lexington Herald-Leader

No reason to turn up noses at Alltech's planned E. Ky. plant

M. Addison Whitaker, a senior in the University of Kentucky's agricultural economics department, is president of the UK chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho agricultural fraternity.​ M. Addison Whitaker, a senior in the University of Kentucky's agricultural economics department, is president of the UK chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho agricultural ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Revitalization effort kindles hope in Campton

Gale Harris-Oliver sits on a new picnic bench under a pavilion at Campton City Park at Washington and Plummer streets, watching her grandson participate in a camp sponsored by the local Catholic church.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

EKCEP to host 'Mega Job Fair' Aug. 26

Eastern Kentuckians looking for a new job or career will have the chance to apply with nearly 20 employers from a variety of industries this month during the Mega Job Fair in Hazard.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Thousands participate in River Blast at Fort Boonesborough State Park

"I can remember - this was in the mid '80s - when it was a packed beach here, and over there you had the concession stand and showers," Ledford said Saturday, revisiting the park.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WHAS11

Settlement reached in drug-keeping record case

Eastern Kentucky's top federal prosecutor says settlements have been reached with multiple treatment programs and two pharmacies accused of failing to maintain accurate drug-keeping records.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Man pleads not guilty in Pike County motorcycle club shooting

The Appalachian News-Express reports 24-year-old Daniel Ward entered the plea this week in Pike Circuit Court.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

EKCEP to host 'Mega Job Fair' Aug. 26

Eastern Kentuckians looking for a new job or career will have the chance to apply with nearly 20 employers from a variety of industries this month during the Mega Job Fair in Hazard.

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Columbia Magazine

Downtown Columbia now more inviting to picnickers, lounging

Downtown Columbia now more inviting to picnickers, lounging Click on headline for photo album of the new benches, picnic tables By Ellen Zornes New benches have been placed around the Square in Downtown Columbia today, along with picnic tables and benches in the Picnic by the Fountain Area.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

'Jumping the shark' with divisive tactics; McConnell should focus on future, not Obama

Fonzie, wearing a leather jacket and played by Henry Winkler, jumped over a shark, and a buzz phrase was born: When a brand has run out of steam and has only gimmicks to keep people interested, it is said to have "jumped the shark."

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Improving Eastern Ky.'s broadband service is vital for job growth, expert says

Ron Crouch is the director of research and statistics for the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet in Frankfort.

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