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  1. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Representative Tim Couch, R-Hyden, who represents part of the Eastern Kentucky coalfields has filed a House resolution that if passed would ask the United States Congress to pass a law requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appear before them to seek approval of any rule or regulation they propose. Rep. Couch's bill is being called the "Coal Jobs Saving Resolution."

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  2. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Eastern Kentucky Expo Center has been turned into a hub to distribute water to area communities that are still experiencing shortages. Pike County Emergency Management Director Doug Tackett told WYMT-TV that the facility, which is normally used for concerts, has loading docks, equipment and a good amount of storage space.

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  3. Forward in the Fifth seeking nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit education organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education Awards. Now in its fourth year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to promote and support education in Forward in the Fifth's 45-county primary service region.

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  4. EKU providing media content for SOAR initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Students and faculty in Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Communication are continuing to provide media content for the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative. Dr. Ginny Whitehouse, associate professor in the department, assigned her second-level reporting and writing for the Media students in-depth stories about issues that surfaced during the regional listening sessions.

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  5. 3 Bobcats sign for footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily NewsHayden Gilbert held a signing ceremony on Friday at Bell County High School. Gilbert will be playing football at Union College.

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  6. Investments being made in Kentucky's Promise ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A statement says the Kentucky Promise Zone has attracted more than $109 million in funding, with investments being made in education, medical facilities, higher education, workforce training and anti-drug initiatives. The Appalachian Regional Commission awarded a $250,000 grant last year to launch the Promise Zone program in eight counties in southeastern Kentucky: Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Perry, Leslie, Clay, Knox and Whitley.

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  7. 2015 Rogers Scholars deadline is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The deadline for local high school sophomore students to submit applications for The Center for Rural Development's 2015 Rogers Scholars program is Jan. 31. Rogers Scholars is an intensive one-week summer youth leadership program for high school students within The Center's 45-county primary service area in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The program emphasizes the development of technological skills and builds in participants a sense of leadership, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to rural Kentucky.

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  8. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    An Australian-based investment firm will build and manage a 3,000-mile network of fiber optic cables across Kentucky that state officials say will improve broadband access and cellphone service in some of the country's most impoverished areas. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear and Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers said Tuesday they believe it to be the first contract of its kind in the country.

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  9. Coal's costs keep adding upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    We hear a lot about a war on coal. But, to borrow another trendy phrase, amnesty is the real threat - amnesty for the coal industry.

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  10. Platoons working for UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily NewsKentucky freshman guard Tyler Ulis handles the ball during the Wildcats' win over Providence on Sunday. Top-ranked UK hosts No.

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  11. Students find learning at 'The Holler'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    What happens when you take a free online delivery system and create coursework designed for a specific culture and region? What if you apply that philosophy using technology to change education and access to learning in Central Appalachia? And just to make it feel like home, why not call it the "Holler." Designed as a social learning network for students in Eastern Kentucky and Central Appalachia, founder and creator Bruce Parsons said the Holler provides an accessible conversation for technology and learning and serves as a delivery tool for open coursework and other educational initiatives.

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  12. Mobley thriving at EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Though his sudden decision last December to transfer stunned Wildcats coaches, the move just down the road from Lexington has turned out well for Mobley and the Colonels entering Saturday night's game against Eastern Illinois . As EKU's featured back Mobley has rushed for five touchdowns and an OVC-best 530 yards and ranks third nationally in the FCS at 8.2 yards per carry.

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  13. How much longer for Harlan County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Sometimes I wonder if the people in Hal Rogers' office get a kick out of sending me emails touting road projects in eastern Kentucky. Of course, all the road project emails I've received over the decade or so from them have one thing in common - none of them mention Harlan County.

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  14. Schools struggle as families flee coal countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    When it opened in 1990 amid boom times deep in eastern Kentucky coal country, Shelby Valley High School had nearly 1,000 students, with enough demand that it built an addition the next year. Now the mines are closing, and the school big enough for 1,200 students sits at half capacity.

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  15. Citizens back tobacco banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Citing Kentucky's continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced Thursday that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 - the day of the Great American Smokeout. The decision is supported by a large majority of Kentuckians says Susan Zepeda, President/CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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  16. Citizens back tobacco banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Citing Kentucky's continued worst state ranking in smoking and cancer deaths, Governor Steve Beshear announced Thursday that all executive branch state property campuses will be tobacco-free effective November 20 - the day of the Great American Smokeout. The decision is supported by a large majority of Kentuckians says Susan Zepeda, President/CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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  17. SOAR questions lingerRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Does surface mining harm the health of people in the east Kentucky coal field? And why haven't more elected officials participated in this summer's meetings to gather ideas to diversify and improve the economy of Appalachian Kentucky? Those were the two biggest questions raised Friday as 18 leaders of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative ... (more)

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  18. EKCEP to host 'Mega Job Fair' Aug. 26Read the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    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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  19. McConnell, Rogers visit Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily NewsA crowd gathers in front of the stage as Sen. Mitch McConnell and Congressman Hal Rogers enters the Combs Group building on Thursday.

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  20. McConnell, Rogers visit Bell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily NewsA crowd gathers in front of the stage as Sen. Mitch McConnell and Congressman Hal Rogers enters the Combs Group building on Thursday.

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