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Bevin to announce jobs for eastern Kentucky

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says he will announce a project that will bring jobs to struggling eastern Kentucky.

Eastern Kentucky deputy jailer convicted in inmate assault

A federal jury has convicted a former supervisory deputy jailer in eastern Kentucky in connection with injuries to an inmate.

UPDATE: Bill revamping black lung system passes

Kentucky lawmakers have completed quick work on a bill sought by the Senate's top leader to reduce the coal industry's costs to cover claims by workers suffering from black lung disease.

Lawmakers OK $15 million for mystery project

State lawmakers have agreed to let Gov. Matt Bevin borrow up to $15 million to convince a company to bring up to 500 full-time jobs to struggling eastern Kentucky.

Tech companies look to reinvent eastern Kentucky workforce

A Louisville-based software company says it is expanding its training program for eastern Kentucky students in regions hit hard by the loss of coal jobs.

EKU Ends 5 Game Skid at Jax State

A recap of the Colonels' victory over the Gamecocks.

Feds: McKesson Agrees to Pay $150M in Pill Shipment Case

Federal prosecutors say McKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain pills.

Toys to be Collected at Louisville-Eastern Kentucky Game

The athletics department at the University of Louisville is asking Cardinal fans participate in a toy drive this month to help young hospital patients.

Red Cross Supporting Wildfire Responders

Red Cross workers are providing canteen support to first responders fighting the wildfires in Harlan County and surrounding areas.

List of Counties Issuing Burn Bans Grows

The list of counties in eastern and southeastern Kentucky issuing outdoor burn bans continues to grow as conditions remain favorable for the spread of wildfires.

Video campaign draws on personal stories to illustrate devastation of opiate epidemic

A new video campaign from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky aims to educate communities on the opioid and heroin epidemic gripping the state.

EKU falls on the road to Ball State

Final Score: 41-14

Underdogs again!

EKU confident they can compete at FBS level

EKU not interested in moral victories

Mark Elder weighs in on team mindset headed to Purdue.

8 Kentucky schools receive grants for artist residencies

The Kentucky Arts Council says it has awarded a Teaching Art Together grant that will fund an artist residency in eight schools in the eastern part of the state.

Gray, Paul to campaign in Kentucky coal country on Tuesday

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates are campaigning in eastern Kentucky as the race picks up steam heading into the annual Fancy Farm picnic.

AG provides $1.5M to Eastern Kentucky recovery, drug treatment programs

On Tuesday, Attorney General Andy Beshear presented a total of $1.5 million to recovery facilities and drug treatment centers in Eastern Kentucky.

EKU lands Lex Cath product, UofL transfer Avare

A look at the newest Colonel joining Dan McHale and company in Richmond next season.

Rand Paul to hold Town Halls across Eastern KY

On Monday, March 28th, and Tuesday, March 29th, U.S. Senator Rand Paul will hold Town Hall events in Eastern Kentucky.

Eastern Kentucky college to offer broadband tech degree

The Big Sandy Community and Technical College in eastern Kentucky will launch the state's first broadband technology program this fall.

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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.

Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

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