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  1. Legislative updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Floor votes, committee hearings, and spirited debate highlighted an action-packed second week of session in the Kentucky Senate. Guests from all corners of the Commonwealth were welcomed to Frankfort to speak on behalf of various bills.

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  2. Fast track your ticket to employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Middlesboro Daily News

    If you're looking for a fresh start and a new job in the new year, let Job Clubs work for you. With practical lessons and expert-led activities planned to help get you back to work, Job Clubs in Bell County is now better positioned than ever to deliver hands-on assistance that can help you write a professional resume, learn how to succeed in job interviews, connect with employers, workforce professionals, and other jobseekers and create a winning game plan for your job search.

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  3. EKU has statea s 1st video game design programRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Gaming Institute has enrolled 100 students who are expected to graduate with a bachelor's degree in computer science and a concentration in interactive media. The institute includes a $60,000 motion capture studio, lined with 14 cameras.

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  4. Candles to countRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Photo submitted Daisy Broughton is pictured here in her early 30's. She lives in Straight Creek and recently turned 105.

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  5. DDM makes it to top 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    One of the ways Discover Downton Middlesboro has made strides as they continuously strive to better the historic downtown area via promotion of current businesses, celebrating long standing downtown traditions, and enticing new businesses and opportunities to promote growth for the revitalization of the once flourishing downtown area, is by bringing in the Levitt Amp concert series to the downtown this past summer. Through the series.

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  6. Fighting to end Alzheimera sRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    As an Alzheimer's Association ambassador, I champion the fight to end Alzheimer's and am proud of our community's efforts. On Oc.

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  7. Newby paces Bulldogs in exhibition loss to EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Union College forward Gerrard Newby finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs dropped a 97-66 exhibition matchup to Eastern Kentucky on Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs were facing their first NCAA Division I opponent since Dec. 30, 2012, when the Bulldogs faced Morehead State University.

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  8. UT-Martin tops EKU 42-35 in wild finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Jarod Neal threw three touchdowns passes - his last providing the game-winning score with 1:05 left - and Tennessee-Martin beat Eastern Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday. Tennessee-Martin scored 25 fourth-quarter points to shock the Colonels, who were led by Bennie Coney's five passing touchdowns.

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  9. Support a Rogers Scholarsa through 5K glow run/walkRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Center for Rural Development is hosting the third annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk to support and raise funds for the youth leadership program that provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for high school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The family-friendly event will be held on Oct. 30, from 7-9 p.m. at The Center in Somerset.

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  10. SOAR board approves criteria, application process for Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Eastern Kentucky communities will soon have a chance to apply for grants of up to $250,000 each to support work on job creation, broadband expansion, health and more. The SOAR Executive Board approved funding criteria and an application process for the Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development fund today at its meeting in Prestonsburg.

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  11. Wildcats survive EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Daily News Patrick Towles scores a touchdown on a quarterback keeper during UK's 34-27 victory over EKU on Saturday. Daily News Patrick Towles scores a touchdown on a quarterback keeper during UK's 34-27 victory over EKU on Saturday.

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  12. Kentucky aims to avoid a letdown against EKURead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Wildcats want to avoid what would be their worst nightmare - getting upset coming off an emotional win against a ranked opponent. Kentucky hosts FCS Eastern Kentucky this Saturday, a Bluegrass neighbor with everything to gain against a Southeastern Conference counterpart that stands to lose more than just a game if they are complacent.

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  13. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    To place an event in the Community Calendar, email: [email protected]; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Key; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro . Announcements will not be accepted by phone and should be submitted no later than four days before the event.

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  14. Preparing for basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Union men's basketball coach Kevin Burton has announced the Bulldogs' 2015-16 schedule; which features 12 home dates, two tournaments and an exhibition matchup with a NCAA Division I opponent. Union is coming off the most successful season in program history in which they finished ranked 11th in the final NAIA Division II Coaches' Poll.

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  15. Officials hope fiber create more jobsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal. As the coal industry disappears across Appalachia, politicians and entrepreneurs have been trying to find something to replace it.

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  16. Entrepreneurs selected as EIEA finalistsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Twelve entrepreneurs from nine Kentucky counties have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program and will be recognized at a regional awards luncheon in September at The Center for Rural Development. The EIEA program - honoring excellence in entrepreneurship since 2001 - recognizes and promotes small business owners and entrepreneurs in the region who have exemplified the entrepreneurial spirit by creating and managing a successful business enterprise.

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  17. Promise Zone identifies more than $200M in fundsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    In just 18 months, more than $200 million in funding has been identified for projects in Kentucky's Promise Zone of Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Perry, Leslie, Clay, Knox and part of Whitley counties. The funds come from a combination of federal grants, private foundations, federal loans, private investments and other sources of money from outside the Promise Zone.

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  18. Applicants sought for new call centerRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Jobseekers will have the opportunity to apply and interview for several new jobs coming soon to Letcher County during a job fair in Jenkins for Healthcare National Marketing, Inc. a health service company that enrolls customers into the National Association for Medical and Dental to receive group dental, vision and prescription drug benefits. The Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. and the city of Jenkins will host the job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at Jenkins city hall, located at 9404 Hwy.

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  19. Warning against storm-related price gouging, scamsRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky is on notice that price-gouging businesses and scam artists are preying on flood victims, and it will not be tolerated. Gov. Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency in the wake of the recent severe thunderstorms and flooding.

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  20. Drug epidemic trendsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    One of the hallmarks of illegal drug use in Kentucky is that each epidemic tends to hit a region particularly hard before it fans out across the state. Northern Kentucky and Louisville, for example, have suffered more than most from the recent steep increase in heroin addiction.

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