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  1. McConnell, Grimes argue over debatesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | State Journal

    ... of the state, noting Beattyville Enterprise Editor Edmund Shelby, who quoted McConnell saying bringing jobs to Lee County was not his job, offered to host a debate in Beattyville. McConnell's campaign said his comments were taken out of context. ...

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  2. Lee County braces for opening day trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lee County schools will open on Friday and local law enforcement officials are expecting major traffic delays in downtown Leesburg.

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  3. Lee County entrepreneur's bio serves as a rebuttal to the New York Times11:14 amRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | Floyd County Times

    ... Breann went in the opposite direction. She moved away from the Bluegrass and into the mountains, heading to Lee County with her mother and sister. In Lee County, she struggled to find conventional employment. Finding a job wasn't easy in a community ...

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  4. A couple of stories the New York Times should cover9:46 amRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Floyd County Times

    ... Kentucky counties the Times reported as being in the bottom 10: Magoffin, Breathitt, Clay, Leslie, Jackson and Lee County. Our website is located at www.ekyhelpingourselves.com and is alreadyup in beta version; our Facebook page is at ...

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  5. Police: Alcohol a possible a factor in fatal Lee County ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    ... to Kentucky State Police. Christopher S. Stepp, 29, lost control of his four-wheel ATV on Caudill Road in Lee County sometime between Saturday night and about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, state police said. Stepp died at the scene, according to the Lee County ...

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  6. Search for salt comes up empty in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – The Lee County Board will have an emergency meeting Friday to figure out how to avert a potential disaster: a winter without road salt.

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  7. Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs issue in new TV adRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... reported that the five-term Republican senator said it is "not my job" to bring employment to struggling Lee County, where the jobless rate was 11.1 percent in May. McConnell said his comments were taken out of context, but the newspaper editor ...

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  8. LeeTran seeks input on fare increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Lee County Transit wants to hear from the public over the next several weeks about a proposed rate increase.

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  9. Six of the the most difficult counties to live in are in Kentucky, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... most difficult counties to live in are Clay County, Kentucky; Jackson County, Kentucky; Leslie County, Kentucky; Lee County, Kentucky; Humphreys County, Mississippi; East Carroll Parish, Louisiana; Breathitt County, Kentucky; Magoffin County, ...

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  10. Sarah RallRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | State Journal

    ... be received at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday beginning at noon. She was born August 2, 1930, in Lee County, Kentucky and was raised under the affectionate care of her paternal grandparents, Dr. George and Carolyn Smith. Mrs. Rall ...

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  11. Campaigns keep pounding on 'coal wars'Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Independent

    ... his comments were "lost in translation." The web video also shows Grimes seated around a table with residents of Lee County and Beattyville asking them what they thought about McConnell's comments and whether they thought the current minimum wage is ...

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  12. "Big Steve" Memorial Dice Run is hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | WALB-TV Albany

    Hundreds of South Georgians are expected to show their support for America's wounded warriors Saturday in Lee County, and honor a hometown hero.

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  13. LETTER: McConnell late to the game in trying to save jobsRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Evansville Courier & Press

    ... of 30 years, is out to save the coal industry. He wasn't interested in saving jobs or working for employment in Lee County, Kentucky. What was he doing for nearly 30 years in the Senate? Already subscribe to the Evansville Courier & Press or The ...

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  14. McConnell, Grimes argue over debatesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | State Journal

    ... of the state, noting Beattyville Enterprise Editor Edmund Shelby, who quoted McConnell saying bringing jobs to Lee County was not his job, offered to host a debate in Beattyville. McConnell's campaign said his comments were taken out of context. ...

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  15. KSP Investigates Fatal Fire in Lee CountyRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police, Post 7 in Richmond is continuing to investigate the fire that occurred on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 178 Main St. in Beattyville, Ky.

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  16. Senate candidates open to idea of debateRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Independent

    ... television station in Kentucky has offered to host debates. At least one newspaper, the Beattyville Enterprise in Lee County, has also offered to host the two candidates. That's the paper which printed a story quoting McConnell as saying bringing ...

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  17. Judge sentences Dustin Jaye to life in prison in Three Oaks woman's deathRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Naples Daily News

    Dustin Jaye apologizes for killing Debra Striano, 55, during a sentencing hearing in a Lee County courtroom on Monday, May 19, 2014.

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  18. Dutschke relents, accepts 25-year federal sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... each of the four counts he pleaded guilty to. Dutschke will be sentenced May 27 on three fondling charges in the Lee County Circuit Court. As a part of his Lee County plea agreement, Dutschke will be sentenced to 45 years in prison with 25 of those ...

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  19. Clouse From The House In The Courthouse In Lee CountyRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY - At least two individuals identified Rep. Steve Clouse, R-Ozark, as being at the Lee County Courthouse on Tuesday.

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  20. Grimes emphasizes jobs planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... out McConnell for a statement made last month to the Beattyville Enterprise, a small newspaper in struggling Lee County. The paper quoted McConnell as saying it was not his job, but rather that of the state Commerce Cabinet, to bring jobs to the ...

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