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Moore named to diversity, inclusion post at EKU

Leaving Northern Kentucky University for new post

Eastern Kentucky music featured in virtual concert series

Series runs Tuesday through Saturday

Food insecurity worse in the region than rest of state: Study

Scott County lowest, Harlan highest
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Cousins’ emotional first hug since pandemic goes viral

See the emotional first hug since the pandemic hit between cousins in eastern Kentucky that has gone viral.

Operation UNITE basketball camps in eastern Kentucky canceled

Operation UNITE canceled its summer 'Shoot Hoops Not Drugs' basketball camps in eastern Kentucky due to the coronavirus outbreak.

President Trump declares federal relief for Ky. flooding damages

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday, President Donald Trump authorized federal assistance for counties damaged in February's flooding.
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Veteran helping fellow veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darren Atkins served in the army for 14 years. He is Chaplain with the VFW in Whitesburg, Kentucky. When the coronavirus first broke, he immediately looked for a way he could serve his community during the pandemic.
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UPDATE: Numbers down to 4,000 without power, estimates given

Kentucky Power released new estimates Thursday night when the utility expects to get all the power back on in eastern Kentucky.

Thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky still without power 48 hours after strong winds

As of Tuesday, April 14th at 8 p.m. Kentucky Power says approximately 32,000 customers are still without power after strong winds late Sunday night, April 12th. 

Storm damage slows unemployment benefits work in eastern Kentucky

If an outdated system trying to handle an unimaginable number of claims wasn't enough, the state's unemployment insurance system in eastern Kentucky has a new problem - storm damage.
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Some miners in Eastern Ky. are out of job again; the state offering some...

During the coronaviurs outbreak many Kentuckians are filing for unemployment benefits, but for some coal miners in Eastern Kentucky this is the second time in less than a year they're jobless.

Eastern Kentucky city to host dedication ceremony for new statues

The ceremony is for several new statues, including two Roman deities.

No. 2 Kentucky easily handles Eastern Kentucky 91-49

No. 2 Kentucky scored the game's first 14 points to cruise past Eastern Kentucky 91-49 on Friday night.
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Two Magoffin Co. men dead following an accident

Two men from Eastern Kentucky are dead following an accident in Tennessee Wednesday.

Troubled Kentucky water system to receive grant funding

A county in Eastern Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in grant funding to support its troubled water system.

Oxycodone trafficking conspiracy linked to eastern Kentucky

Pete Anthony Tyndale was sentenced to 29 years of for conspiring to distribute oxycodone and other drugs, and for money laundering.

KYTC releases details on 100-plus bridge project in eastern Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is seeking responses from qualified design-build teams for a major project to replace 102 bridges in eastern and southeastern Kentucky.

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.
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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.

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