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  1. Condemned Kentucky inmate seeks new trial in woman's 1989 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    - A death row inmate from Eastern Kentucky has asked a federal judge to throw out is conviction and sentence, saying a judge erred in accepting his guilty plea. In a petition filed in federal court in Lexington, 47-year-old Donald Herb Johnson says a ...

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  2. Gov. Beshear Announces Industrial Development Investments for Eastern Kentucky SiteRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... can be a beacon of hope for other communities by showing it is possible to bring industry - to bring jobs - to eastern . With continued cooperation from state and national leaders and the team work that went into this development, we will see other ...

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  3. Eastern Ky. touted in promotion spotlight on culinary tourismRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Star Press

    Forty-eight food destinations in eastern Kentucky are included in a new guidemap to promote culinary tourism.

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  4. Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News Democrat

    ... help worthy Kentucky groups receive assistance to help Kentuckians get the training they need. Recently I helped the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program secure a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to help laid-off coal miners in ...

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  5. Stumbo tweets he 'got thrown out of the White House after shouting match'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FOX Carolina

    ... hacked, although he has been posting legitimately in the months since. Stumbo is from Floyd County, in the heart of Eastern Kentucky coal country, and is not shy about his support for the coal industry. He has tied himself closely with Democratic ...

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  6. Raiding Ky. funds no way to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... fund. Problems in the state's economy account for some of the shortfall. The coal industry's decline in Eastern Kentucky has cut into severance tax revenues that won't be coming back. And while Kentucky is creating jobs, outpacing the national ...

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  7. Eastern Ky. touted in culinary tourism promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

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

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  8. Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky3:53 pm | 0Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Democrat

    ... help worthy Kentucky groups receive assistance to help Kentuckians get the training they need. Recently I helped the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program secure a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to help laid-off coal miners in ...

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  9. Ninth-inning runs push Morehead City Marlins to victory over Asheboro CopperheadsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Carolina Beaches

    ... and fifth, and then surrendered three runs in the sixth on a two-RBI single from Anthony Marks. In the seventh, the Eastern Kentucky product had two runners on with two outs, but All-Star Austin Bossart ripped a two-run double off the glove of Jacob ...

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  10. Coal Group Slams Grimes Ad Attacking McConnell on JobsRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... Herald-Leader reported. "It is unfair and untrue to blame U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell for the loss of coal jobs in Eastern Kentucky," Bissett said, according to the newspaper. He said McConnell has supported the coal industry but those efforts "have ...

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  11. Overachievers set tone for KSU footballRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hays Daily News

    ... for granted and we lost. It's as simple as that." After years in struggling in openers -- hard-fought victories over Eastern Kentucky and Missouri State and a loss to North Dakota State -- he says players have circled Stephen F. Austin, not Auburn, ...

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  12. Single-game tickets on sale for five Gators' home gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to either game in addition to a ticket for two other home games. Home games against non-conference foes Idaho, Eastern Michigan and Eastern Kentucky are $25 apiece, while visits from SEC foes Kentucky and Missouri for Homecoming are $50. Premium ...

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  13. News Digest: July 23, 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Sentinel News

    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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  14. Overachieving players set the tone for Kansas State footballRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Garden City Telegram

    ... for granted and we lost. It's as simple as that." After years in struggling in openers - hard-fought victories over Eastern Kentucky and Missouri State and a loss to North Dakota State - he says players have circled Stephen F. Austin, not Auburn, as ...

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  15. E. Ky. coal costs too high for revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... pilot project could keep Ky. coal relevant ," remember this: The overriding consideration for coal mined in Eastern Kentucky is price. The high cost of production in Central Appalachia, which also includes West Virginia, rules out a big rebound in ...

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  16. Reality Check: Grimes, pro-McConnell ads need more explanationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... ask McConnell a staged question. "Mr. McConnell, in the last two years, we've lost almost half of our coal jobs in Eastern Kentucky," said David Stanley, who Grimes introduces as having lost his own coal job. "Why'd you say it's not your job to ...

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  17. Analysis: Question in Grimes coal jobs ad is questionableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHAS11

    ... Senator McConnell," Grimes says. "Mr. McConnell, in the last two years, we've lost almost half of our coal jobs in Eastern Kentucky," Stanley says, "Why'd you say it's not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?" Like the Medicare question in Grimes' ...

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  18. KY-Sen: Grimes (D) Hits McConnell (R) Over "Not My Job" Comment In New AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    ... Senator McConnell," Grimes says. "Mr. McConnell, in the last two years, we've lost almost half of our coal jobs in Eastern Kentucky. Why'd you say it's not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?," Stanley said, before taking a long pause. "I approved ...

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  19. Kentucky Resident Responds to NYT 'Persistent Poverty' CoverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FishBowl

    During the last weekend of June, the New York Times Magazine asked: " What's the Matter With Eastern Kentucky ?" Today, via an op-ed in The Floyd County Times , Jonathan Gay answers with the equivalent of: "Less than you think."

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  20. Alltech plans new distillery in eastern KentuckyRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... bourbon distillery and aquaculture and poultry farms in Pikeville as part of an initiative to develop business in eastern Kentucky. Alltech will get $13.7 million in support from the state to widen roads and build a bridge to accommodate the new ...

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