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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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