Harlan County

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A 29-year-old eastern Kentucky man was killed Wednesday in a coal mining accident in Harlan County.  Hubert Grubbs suffered fatal injuries in a conveyer belt accident at a Panther Mine in Cumberland.

DAVID BENBENNICK, WIKIMEDIA COMMONS, PUBLIC DOMAIN

Citizens in nine southeast Kentucky counties are beginning to assess the impact of widespread weekend flooding. 

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Kentucky's poet laureate, George Ella Lyon, is collecting poems from each of the state's counties for her "'Where I'm From': A Poetry of Place" project.