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Kentucky Power awards grants to teachers and schools

Kentucky Power awarded grants to a dozen eastern Kentucky schools as part of the FIRST robotics program and the Teacher Vision Grant program.

Polls close for primary election in eastern half of Kentucky

Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices.

AppHarvest secures $82 million investment to build Eastern Kentucky greenhouse

AppHarvest has announced it has closed an $82 million deal with Equilibrium Capital to build the company’s 60-acre greenhouse in Morehead, Kentucky.

Kentucky regulators want financial assurances for mill

Kentucky regulators are requiring written financial assurances for a proposed aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky.

UK gets $1 million grant to help improve oral health in eastern KY

The grant was awarded to address the high prevalence of oral cancer in Harlan, Letcher and Pike counties in eastern Kentucky,

Ivanka Trump visits eastern Kentucky, touts economy

The daughter of President Donald Trump and an adviser in the White House also touted what she said was a "booming" economy Friday.

Eastern Kentucky to receive more than $3.7 million to combat opioid crisis

The Department of Justice announced it is awarding almost $320 million to combat the opioid crisis in America.

Free health care clinics coming to Eastern Kentucky

People in four Eastern Kentucky communities will have access to free health care in mid-June.

Hardwood products producer announces $3.35 million investment in Eastern Kentucky

Powell Valley Millwork will add 20 to 25 full-time jobs thanks to the investment.

Indoor farming company bringing news jobs to Breathitt County

An indoor farming company will invest millions in Breathitt County and create 121 jobs with the construction of a new facility on a reclaimed mine in Jackson.

Bethany Christian Mission celebrates 92 years

The center's role has changed several times over the past 92 years, but the overall mission hasn't.

Weekend rain causes heavy flooding in Eastern Kentucky counties

Heavy rain impacted the community in Hazard over the weekend, covering several roads and flooding homes.

Study reveals hundreds of black lung cases in Appalachia

A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.

EKU comes up short at home in 70-67 loss to TN Tech

Colonels can't close out Eagles.

Lexington rapper delivers coats to needy children

Lexington rapper and community advocate Devine Carama delivered donated coats to less fortunate children in eastern Kentucky on Thursday.

Hearing underway on Kentucky Power’s rate hike request

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) began a multi-day hearing Wednesday on Kentucky Power's request to adjust its base rates.

EKU races past KSU 97-66

A recap of the Colonels' home-opening victory.

Student stabbed at Johnson Co. high school during fight

Officials say a student has been stabbed during a fight at a high school in eastern Kentucky.

Preservation group buys land near Kentucky’s Pine Mountain

An environmental preservation group has purchased nearly 2,000 acres in an effort to preserve lands around Pine Mountain in far eastern Kentucky.

‘Everybody knew he would run,’ some say of disgraced lawyer

Some clients of an eastern Kentucky disability attorney who pleaded guilty to bilking $600 million from taxpayers say they are not surprised he has disappeared one month before his sentencing.

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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

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