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Yesterday | Redford Observer

Supporter of Ky. governor racks up mining violations

A highwall is shown at a Justice Companies mine in Letcher County in a photo taken during an inspection.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law, Eastern, KY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

FactCheck.org

Parsing 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?" McConnell doesn't dispute saying it and no recording exists; but he claims that he misunderstood a reporter's question and his words have been misinterpreted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Jobless rates down in 117 counties in June3:40 pm | 0

Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Simpson County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Magoffin County, KY, Leslie County, KY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

New Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad Hits Mitch McConnell on "Not My Job" Comment

Alison Lundergan Grimes' is out with a new television ad hitting her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on comments he made about his role in job creation in April.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Putney, KY, Eastern, KY

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Man accused of stealing from Letcher golf course allegedly set up own pro shop

A Virginia man accused of stealing more than $10,000 worth of equipment from a golf course in Letcher County didn't take the items to sell, police said.

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Related Topix: Letcher, KY, Jenkins, KY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Coalfield.com

Wanted man apprehended in Kentucky

A fugitive wanted in Wise County was caught June 29 across the state line. The Wise County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Letcher County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police, located and apprehended Russell Dwayne Peaks near Jenkins, Ky.

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Related Topix: Jenkins, KY, Drugs

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Coalfield.com

Wanted man apprehended in Kentucky

A fugitive wanted in Wise County was caught June 29 across the state line. The Wise County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with Letcher County Sheriff's Office and Kentucky State Police, located and apprehended Russell Dwayne Peaks near Jenkins, Ky.

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Related Topix: Jenkins, KY, Drugs

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