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Mountain Edition

Weekdays @ 4:30pm

In the tradition of "All Things Considered", "Morning Edition" and "The World", MSPR presents "Mountain Edition". This half hour news magazine focuses on events in eastern Kentucky, western West Virginia and southern Ohio. Featured will be reports from the MSPR News Department.

Monday, February 10

Feb 11, 2014
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Rowan County’s school superintendent says the school year may have to be extended to make up for days lost because of snow this winter. A Campton man was killed Sunday in a one-vehicle accident in Wolfe County…and fluctuations in the price of natural gas mean millions of dollars for AK Steel’s bottom line. 

Friday, February 7

Feb 10, 2014
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Thursday, February 6

Feb 7, 2014
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Wednesday, February 5

Feb 6, 2014
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Utility crews are working throughout northeastern Kentucky to restore power following last night’s ice storm. Ashland’s city manager is hoping water levels in all the city’s tanks are back to normal in a couple of days…and Senator Mitch McConnell says he’s outraged by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decision not to allow Lake Cumberland to return to normal levels of water this summer. 

Tuesday, February 4

Feb 5, 2014
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A new Rowan Campus of the Maysville Community and Technical College is included in a 200-million dollar KCTCS facilities plan announced Monday. The Education Committee in the Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a bill to expand college scholarships for students from the state’s eastern and western coal counties…and International Paper turns in a record performance in 2013. 

Monday, February 3

Feb 4, 2014
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A Lewis County man is held on murder charges following a stabbing Sunday…and Governor Beshear announces a construction and renovation plan for Kentucky’s community and technical colleges. 

Friday, January 31

Feb 4, 2014
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Thursday, January 30

Feb 4, 2014
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Wednesday, January 29

Jan 30, 2014

Tuesday, January 28

Jan 29, 2014

Monday, January 27

Jan 29, 2014

Friday, January 24

Jan 27, 2014
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Thursday, January 23

Jan 24, 2014
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Morehead police continue their search for the man who robbed the Sonic Restaurant early Tuesday morning. A Fairview High School teen is arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up the school…and a southern Ohio lawmaker wants to make it easier to recall elected officials in the Buckeye State. 

Wednesday, January 22

Jan 23, 2014
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Gambling opponents tell state lawmakers today that casinos prey on families and should not be allowed in Kentucky. The East Kentucky Healthcare Coalition holds an educational session on the State’s Health Benefit Exchange in Morehead next Wednesday…and Rowan County Judge Executive Jim Nickel says a harsh winter is taking its toll on the county’s salt supply. 

Tuesday, January 21

Jan 22, 2014
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Jim Tom Trent has become the first person to declare his candidacy for mayor of Morehead.  The Kentucky Medical Association is again urging the General Assembly to approve a statewide smoking ban... and Senator Rand Paul is predicting fewer budget battles between Congress and President Obama this year. 

Monday, January 20

Jan 21, 2014
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Morehead officials are nearing completion of a new comprehensive plan. Senate Majority leader Damon Thayer says more people would vote in Kentucky’s gubernatorial elections if they were held in an even-numbered year…and the governor predicts support for his multi-million dollar plan to widen the Mountain Parkway. 

Friday, January 17

Jan 21, 2014
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Thursday, January 16

Jan 17, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15

Jan 16, 2014
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Morehead’s mayor says the city has been grappling with its share of water line problems since last week’s extremely cold weather. A Kentucky lawmaker tells a House committee today that expanded gaming could generate an additional 286-million dollars in revenue for the Commonwealth…and Ohio voters might be deciding in May whether to reauthorize a bonding program for infrastructure projects. 

Tuesday, January 14

Jan 15, 2014
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The president of the Louisa Community Bank has been placed on administrative leave following his indictment on child pornography charges. Kentucky State Police probe a major burglary at a Morehead pawn shop…and Morehead city council considers adopting a policy on the use of social media. 

Monday, January 13

Jan 14, 2014
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Service clubs in Ashland have joined forces in an effort to help the city develop a new nature park. A disabled veteran has announced his candidacy for Congress in Kentucky’s 5th district…and Senator Rand Paul is applauding President Obama’s motives in proposing a “Promise Zone” in southeastern Kentucky to fight poverty. 

Friday, January 10

Jan 13, 2014
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Thursday, January 9

Jan 13, 2014
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Wednesday, January 8

Jan 9, 2014
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Governor Beshear vows to increase funding for education in the new state budget. A University of Kentucky official wants the state to expand its law on domestic violence protection…and Ohio launches a new, anti-drug initiative for middle and high school students. 

Tuesday, January 7

Jan 8, 2014
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Kentucky Power is asking its customers to conserve electricity during the current cold spell. The Ironton-Russell Bridge is closed in a precautionary move as temperatures drop below zero…and a Bath County man injured in a fire Sunday has died… 

Monday, January 6

Jan 7, 2014
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Kentucky State Police have arrested a Sandy Hook man on charges that he shot another man during a New Year’s Eve Party in Elliott County. The Ironton-Russell Bridge may have to be closed temporarily because of the frigid temperatures…and a Bath County man is rescued from his burning home in Owingsville early Sunday. 

Friday, December 13

Dec 16, 2013

Thursday, December 12

Dec 16, 2013

Wednesday, December 11

Dec 16, 2013

Tuesday, December 10

Dec 11, 2013
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Morgan County Judge Executive Tim Conley is arraigned in federal court this afternoon on fraud and deceit charges. Morehead has become the sixth Kentucky city to approve a Fairness Ordinance…and Rowan County’s deputy judge executive says he’s a candidate for the top job next year.

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