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Lost Creek residents hopeful for more help after President Biden’s visit

In this update, Volodomyr Zhukovskyy was found not guilty in the deaths of the seven motorcyclists who died in a 2019 crash, police shut down streets in Springfield and several homes were evacuated due to a gas leak, and a local school superintendent is speaking out after the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education delivers its updated COVID-19 guidance. Plus, Meteorologist Janna Brown has your latest forecast.
LOST CREEK, KY
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Louisville Water Company helping rebuild water infrastructure after flooding in Hazard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A team from the Louisville Water Company is helping parts of eastern Kentucky rebuild the water infrastructure that was damaged during flooding. The crew spent days surveying the hard-hit northeastern part of Hazard, Kentucky. They located and assessed broken or exposed water mains. They hope to help Hazard leaders plan the best and fastest ways to make repairs.
LOUISVILLE, KY
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Flood Watch goes back into effect later today, heavy rain possible tonight and tomorrow

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - We will start your Tuesday dry but we will definitely not end it that way. Get your rain gear back out. Look for some patchy fog this morning and a little bit of sunshine early as temperatures start in the low 70s in most locations. The clouds will start to roll in along with the rain chances the later into the day we get. Showers and storms are possible later and some of those could feature heavy rain. Highs today will top out in the mid to upper 80s. Lows tonight will drop into the low 70s.
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Kentucky leaders visit EKY to tour flood damage, share updates

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Several Eastern Kentucky leaders were in the region Tuesday to tour areas affected by flooding and visit relief centers. Senators Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell were both in the region touring relief centers and affected areas. During his stop in Hazard, Senator Paul was joined by...
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Eastern Kentucky string instrument school salvages what's left after flooding

HINDMAN, Ky. — Thirteen days ago, the lives of those in eastern Kentucky were changed by catastrophic flooding. Families and communities are recovering from devastating flooding. Thirteen days ago, catastrophic flooding rocked eastern Kentucky. Jeremy Haney carves and builds instruments. The floods destroyed their guitar building school. Now, with...
HINDMAN, KY
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Biden tries to heal Kentucky flood victims -- and country

In Lost Creek, Kentucky, Joe Biden promised flood victims Monday that their shattered lives will be restored -- a message of optimism he hopes to beam right through a divided America three months before elections that will decide the fate of his presidency. - Empathy, unity -            So in Lost Creek, Biden did one thing he has long been known for doing well: he comforted the grieving.
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Appalachian Regional Healthcare needs more donations for flood victims

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Donations are still needed for flood victims. Appalachian Regional Healthcare says they’re running out. They specifically need cleaning supplies. At ARH headquarters in Lexington, workers have set up a large tent to keep more supplies outside as they come through. The needs of people in Eastern Kentucky keep changing by the day and ARH hopes to keep meeting those needs.
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