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“Fix What’s Broke” campaign launched for miners

LONDON — This week, the grassroots social justice organization Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) launched a paid media ... Read more | Add your comment

KY to operate hemp program for one more year

FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) will use 2020 as a ... Read more | Add your comment

Sixth Annual Pineville Gala huge success

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Groups to gather at State Capitol conference

FRANKFORT — Students, school leaders and elected officials will gather at a press conference at the State Capitol on Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. This ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Sixth Annual Pineville Gala set for Saturday

One of the largest events hosted at Pine Mountain State Resort Park is Saturday, and that is the Sixth Annual Pineville Gala. Read more | Add your comment

by Ashley Collingsworth.

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Time to start treating drug addiction as a health issue, not a crime

With rising inmate populations and crumbling prison infrastructure depleting the state of much-needed funding, it is time to stop treating drug addiction as a crime ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Community Calendar

The Middlesboro Daily News will publish local events in the community calendar free of charge as space allows. We do not accept submissions called in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Beth Key.

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Third-ranked Railsplitters make it 17 in a row with 90-68 victory at Anderson

ANDERSON, S.C. — Holding its adversary to 34.9 percent shooting, the Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team claimed its 17th consecutive victory Saturday with a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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MMS falls on 8th-grade night to Bell Co.

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by Staff Reports.

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Goodin, Pineville defeats Thomas Walker on the road

For the second time this season, Pineville got the best of Thomas Walker. During a trip to the Virginia school on Saturday, the Lions were ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Middlesboro snaps losing streak, defeats Breathitt Co.

Middlesboro snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday when the team hosted Breathitt County. With big games from Kailey Owens, Emrey Glover and Gracie Gent, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Yellow Jackets sting No. 19 Union Bulldogs

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A rough second half did in No. 19 Union College men’s basketball as it dropped a 96-84 decision to host Allen University ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Take steps to prevent falls this winter

LEXINGTON — Winter brings frigid temperatures which can leave ice on driveways and sidewalks around our homes. Preventing falls outside can be as easy and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Top-ranked Hawai’i upends Railsplitter volleyball

HARROGATE, Tenn. — History was made Monday night inside Tex Turner Arena as the first-ever volleyball match was played in the building’s nearly 29 years ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Health care costs remain problematic for many across U.S.

According to a new study, a third of rural adults struggle to pay their medical and dental bills. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Is marijuana legalization the answer to economic woes?

For one state representative from Eastern Kentucky, legalizing recreational marijuana is an economic issue, not a moral one. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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James signs with Midway to continue soccer career

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by Anthony Cloud.

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Legislative update: General Assembly convenes for 2020 session

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by Staff Reports.

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Stephney recognized as top 25 senior in state

Bell County quarterback London Stephney was one of the main catalyst that helped the Bobcats reach the state championship game this season. His efforts did ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

Opinion

Greater awareness needed to prevent human trafficking

Human trafficking has become a huge problem in this country – and across the world, for that matter – and although we will probably never ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Kentucky needs to be more retiree-friendly

Looking to retire? Don’t do it in Kentucky. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Interim no more: Luttrell takes reins of Union football

BARBOURVILLE — The interim tag did not last very long as John Luttrell was named the 13th head coach of the Union College football program, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bell Co. standout takes talents to next level

Since she was a freshman, Abby Harris has been an integral part of the Bell County girls basketball team. All of that hard work has ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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Dragons break 18-year All ‘A’ title drought with win over Jackets

WILLIAMSBURG — Harlan made its first appearance in the state All “A” Classic in the first year of its existence in 1990 and followed with ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Cats fall to Leslie, 80-73

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Late free throws help Catawba sneak past LMU 60-56

HARROGATE, Tenn. — LMU went toe-to-toe with the top team in the South Atlantic Conference Saturday afternoon, and when the dust settled it was Catawba ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Bell County falls to Knox in 2A sectional tourney

Bell County nearly knocked off one of the top rated teams in the 13th Region on Friday. In the opening round of the 2A sectional ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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No. 3 LMU blows past 22nd-ranked Catawba 110-85

HARROGATE, Tenn. — After an unusually cool shooting night Wednesday and a plethora of uncharacteristic first-half mistakes, the third-ranked Lincoln Memorial University men’s basketball team ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Lady Cats earn 2A sectional title with wins over Knox, McCreary

The Bell County girls basketball team made winning the Section 7, 2A Classic look easy over the weekend. The Lady Cats easily dispatched Knox Central ... Read more | Add your comment

by Anthony Cloud.

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House votes Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is preparing to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate to start ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Health advocates call for action to stem youth e-cig use

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Public health advocates rallied at Kentucky’s Capitol on Tuesday to push for legislation aimed at reducing smoking and e-cigarette use among ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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Beshear to give first State of the Commonwealth speech

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear will give his first State of the Commonwealth speech to lawmakers and a statewide television audience Tuesday ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Opinion

Be very thankful, our water is fine

It may be the biggest understatement of all time, but here is a newsflash for you: Water is important. Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.