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  1. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Courier-Journal reports that the number of hospitalizations for drug-dependent newborns in the state rose 48 percent last year, compared to 2013. According to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, admissions of drug-dependent babies to U.S. hospitals nearly quadrupled from 2004 through 2013.

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  2. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week, but remained at a historically low level that signals an improving job market. The Labor Department says applications rose 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 271,000.

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  3. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Middlesboro Daily News

    TV reports Appalachian Air will stop offering flights from Pikeville to Nashville, Tennessee, beginning next month, due to a lack of passengers. Appalachian Air spokesman Luke Schmidt said the move was disappointing, but prudent due to the sluggish economy.

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  4. Clerks elect slusherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Bell County Circuit Court Clerk Colby Slusher is the new president of the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks. He was elected to office by his fellow circuit clerks during the 2015 Circuit Court Clerks Spring College that took place May 4-5 in Frankfort. 2 comments

  5. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The hacked site has an image of a Guy Fawkes mask, which has been associated previously with other internet hackers. FRANKFORT, Ky.

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  6. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Turnout for Kentucky's primary election surpassed the secretary of state's original projection and reached more than 12 1/2 percent by the time most of the votes were counted. The secretary of state's website said more than 399,000 ballots were cast out of 3.1 million registered voters.

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  7. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    School districts across Kentucky are tracking down 16- and 17-year-old high school dropouts to tell them they must return to school this fall because of a new law. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports a 2013 law that increased the dropout age from 16 to 18 will go into effect this fall, putting the onus on school districts to make sure all juveniles are enrolled unless they receive their GED by June 30. Mike Ford, president of the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel board, says most dropouts affected by the new law will be receiving letters.

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  8. KSP unveils statue to honor service, sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Courtesy photoKentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer, left, and sculptor Benjamin Victor unveiled "The Trooper" statue at the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on May 11. Courtesy photoKentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer, left, and sculptor Benjamin Victor unveiled "The Trooper" statue at the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on May 11. The Kentucky State Police has strived to achieve a legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice. With today's unveiling of a powerful new symbol, this history will be permanently honored.

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  9. KSP unveils statue to honor service, sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Courtesy photoKentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer, left, and sculptor Benjamin Victor unveiled "The Trooper" statue at the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on May 11. Courtesy photoKentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer, left, and sculptor Benjamin Victor unveiled "The Trooper" statue at the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort on May 11. The Kentucky State Police has strived to achieve a legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice. With today's unveiling of a powerful new symbol, this history will be permanently honored.

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  10. Public information meeting slatedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    A public information meeting for the proposed widening of U.S. 25E in Knox and Laurel counties will be held May 11, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Corbin Parkway Ministries . The proposed project begins at KY 3041 and extends west to KY 770 over the Corbin City Reservoir.

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  11. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Times-Tribune reports Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Captain Stuart Bryant says the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. near the mouth of Rogers Creek in Laurel County. The boat's driver was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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  12. Lyon inducted as Kentucky poet laureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Courtesy photoKentucky Poet Laureate George Ella Lyon strums a washboard, accompanying her poem "Creed" on April 24 in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. Lyon was inducted for a two-year term as Kentucky poet laureate during the Kentucky Writers' Day celebration, held annually on Kentucky writer Robert Penn Warren's birthday.

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  13. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Frail and tired of leading a secret life for four decades, 66-year-old Clarence David Moore called police this week to surrender. The deputy who answered thought it was a prank.

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  14. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The Fayette County Coroner's Office told media the victim, 22-year-old Jonathan W. Krueger of Toledo, Ohio, died of a gunshot wound to the chest. Lexington police say they responded to a report of shots fired around 2 a.m. Friday and found Krueger in the street.

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  15. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March, the lowest rate since June 2001. The state office of Employment and Training said Thursday that Kentucky's jobless rate has been below the national rate for eight straight months.

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  16. Go Higher Grant available for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority . The grants are available to adults at least 24 years old who are enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college.

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  17. George Ella Lyon named Kentucky Poet LaureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Lexington poet, author, lyricist and teacher George Ella Lyon as Kentucky poet laureate for 2015-16, the Kentucky Arts Council has announced. Lyon, a native of Harlan, will be formally inducted during a ceremony on Kentucky Writers' Day, April 24, at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

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  18. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    The decision announced Friday by the system's Board of Regents means students will pay the same amount for tuition in the next academic year. The board had previously approved a $3-per-credit-hour tuition increase for in-state KCTCS students for the 2015-16 academic term.

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  19. Scholarship helps high school students take dual credit classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Kentucky high school juniors and seniors have until May 15 to apply for a scholarship to help pay for dual credit classes taken at a Kentucky college or university. The Mary Jo Young Scholarship, named for a former member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority , provides assistance with tuition and textbook expenses for up to two classes each semester.

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  20. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Middlesboro Daily News

    Many areas in both states were under a winter storm warning due to a system that has generated sleet, freezing rain and snow. The precipitation is accompanied by sub-freezing temperatures that can create icy conditions on roads and highways.

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