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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, 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.

Monday, December 9

Dec 10, 2013

State and community leaders share ideas in Pikeville today about ways to diversify the economy of eastern Kentucky. Two shooting victims whose bodies were discovered near Ripley have been positively identified by the Brown County Sheriff…and various media are reporting that Morgan County Judge Executive Tim Conley was arrested today by the FBI following a four-month investivation. 

Friday, December 6

Dec 9, 2013

Thursday, December 5

Dec 9, 2013

Wednesday, December 4

Dec 5, 2013
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The FBI is looking into the death of an inmate at the Big Sandy Prison in Inez. A Greenup man has been killed in an explosion in his back yard…and a state senator from Louisville says he will introduce a casino gambling bill in the Kentucky legislature early next year. 

Tuesday, December 3

Dec 4, 2013
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A Grayson man is sentenced to ten years in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the theft of heavy equipment in several states. Gas prices in Kentucky are more than a dime less than they were at this time last year…and an eastern Kentucky health care activist in the subject of a new biography. 

Monday, December 2

Dec 4, 2013
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Tuesday, November 26

Nov 27, 2013
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Kentucky Highway crews are preparing to battle several inches of snow tonight. The state’s insurance commissioner says some of the Kentuckians whose insurance policies don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act will be able to keep their insurance for at least another year…and the Kentucky Lottery Corporation says it has reached 15-billion dollars in overall sales since the Lottery began in 1989. 

Monday, November 25

Nov 26, 2013
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Educators in Kentucky are throwing their support behind casino gambling as a means of obtaining additional funding. Rowan County’s Judge Executive says the search continues for a site to build a new jail…and a new transportation survey shows support for passenger rail service in Kentucky. 

Friday, November 22

Nov 25, 2013
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Thursday, November 21

Nov 25, 2013
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Wednesday, November 20

Nov 22, 2013
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Tuesday, November 19

Nov 20, 2013
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Ground is broken in Ironton for the city’s Gateway Center project. The Democrat running for Congress in Kentucky’s sixth District says incumbent Republican Andy Barr is vulnerable next year….and a crowded field is forming in the race for Rowan County’s next Judge Executive. 

Monday, November 18

Nov 20, 2013
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Friday, November 15

Nov 18, 2013
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Thursday, November 14

Nov 18, 2013
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Wednesday, November 13

Nov 14, 2013
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Union workers at Cabell-Huntington Hospital are voting today on a new contract. An execution is scheduled to place tomorrow at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville…and a new report says climate change is affecting Kentucky and 10 other southeastern states. 

Tuesday, November 12

Nov 13, 2013
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A Virginia man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly firing a shot at an attendant in the I-64 Westbound rest area near Morehead. Morehead city council has given initial approval of a proposed fairness ordinance…and the Ohio EPA holds a hearing Wednesday evening on a proposal by Duke Energy to expand its landfill near the Zimmer Power Plant. 

Friday, November 8

Nov 11, 2013
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An eastern Kentucky lawmaker says he’s dreading the 2014 budget process because of the loss of coal severance tax revenues. A state official says Kentucky’s public water systems are doing an excellent job protecting water quality…and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to clear a rock slide along State Route 32 east of Morehead.   

Thursday, November 7

Nov 11, 2013
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Wednesday, November 6

Nov 7, 2013
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Kentucky State Police have arrested a man in connection with the deaths of two pedestrians who were hit by a truck in Morgan County last Saturday night. A former mayor of Aberdeen has filed a civil rights suit against the Brown County Board of Elections…and Senator Mitch McConnell says he’s not buying claims that the Affordable Care Act is off to a good start in Kentucky. 

Monday, November 4

Nov 5, 2013
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Kentucky State Police are looking for the driver of a car that hit and killed two people in Morgan County over the weekend. Voters in Ohio go to the polls tomorrow to decide local city council races and tax issues…and fundraising continues for a new, Morehead warehouse for God’s Food Pantry.

Friday, November 1

Nov 4, 2013
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Many eastern and central Kentucky residents are cleaning up their yards today after the region was battered with severe thunderstorms and high winds overnight. A Commonwealth’s Attorney from southern Kentucky tells state lawmakers today heroin abuse is growing rapidly across the state.…and State police have arrested nearly 500 people in what they say is the largest one-day drug roundup in Kentucky history. 

Thursday, October 31

Nov 4, 2013
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Bell County’s judge executive tells federal lawmakers about the devastation in his community because of the slump in the coal industry. A Scioto County legislator has proposed what some are calling a ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law for Ohio… and Saint Claire Regional Medical Center has received a $10,000 Susan G. Komen for the Cure grant. 

Tuesday, October 29th

Oct 30, 2013
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The former head of Morehead Tomorrow has been granted shock probation after serving four months of a five-year jail sentence for embezzlement. Gas prices have declined by more than 10-cents in Kentucky since last week…and Morehead State University President Doctor Wayne Andrews has been named to the 40-member planning committee for the eastern Kentucky economic summit in December.

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