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Report: Another 1,500 coal jobs lost

FRANKFORT — A new report shows more bad news for Kentucky's coal industry. ...subscribers>>
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W.Va. girl reported missing

INEZ — The Martin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a West Virginia girl who has been reported as missing. ...subscribers>>

Pairings set for 2016 KHSAA State Baseball tourney

LEXINGTON — The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) held its annual drawing for the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Wednesday (April 27). ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs turn back Belfry, 8-3

LOUISA — Host Lawrence County pulled away to beat Belfry 8-3 in a 60th District baseball game Friday night. ...subscribers>>
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Floyd schools participate in STLP competition

PRESTONSBURG — Ten Floyd County Schools competed in the state Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) competition April 22. ...subscribers>>
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Earned Doctorate

FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL Superintendent Dr. Henry Webb announced that Floyd County Area Technology teacher Jeff Shannon (left) has completed his doctorate in education from Morehead State University. ...subscribers>>
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Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
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Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2
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Trump urges Republican unity as he eyes clash with Clinton
Billionaire Donald Trump pledged to unify the fractured Republican Party following a bruising primary season, as he declared the battle for the White House starts now against likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton...
Number of homeless people increases in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) said in its report that the increase came about despite a reduction in the number of homeless veterans and homeless families...
Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died
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