Middlesboro Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:03:02 EST 1800 Arch Coal posts bigger 2Q loss http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50104993/Arch-Coal-posts-bigger-2Q-loss ST. LOUIS (AP) — Arch Coal Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter loss widened partly because of nagging rail disruptions and weaker prices for coal used in making steel, though cost controls helped the coal producer's latest earnings... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Justice mines have 266 violations in 5 states http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136052/Justice-mines-have-266-violations-in-5-states LOUISVILLE (AP) — A West Virginia coal billionaire has more than 250 pending violations at mining operations in Kentucky and four other states. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McConnell offers immigration amendment http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136113/McConnell-offers-immigration-amendment LOUISVILLE (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First plea agreements signed in lottery scam case http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50136087/First-plea-agreements-signed-in-lottery-scam-case FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The first plea agreements have been reached in a wide-ranging federal investigation into a Jamaican lottery scam targeting mostly elderly victims in the United States, including one woman from North Dakota who agreed to empty... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50131789/News-in-Brief Coal dust limit to try to combat black lungCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines is taking effect. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court filing details carnage of fatal bank robbery http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50132332/Court-filing-details-carnage-of-fatal-bank-robbery ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man accused of killing two Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery attempt — stabbing one of them more than 50 times — told officers he “made sure” they would die,... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A Pass Through the Mountains http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50132047/A-Pass-Through-the-Mountains The setting is the Wilderness Road Campground in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. A soft breeze blows through the stately pines. The ebb and flow in the buzz of the cicadas is ever present. It is joined by the flute like call of the wood... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ky. speaker: Local option sales tax is focus http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50132396/Ky.-speaker:-Local-option-sales-tax-is-focus FRANKFORT (AP) — House Democrats' top priority in January could be allowing local governments to temporarily raise taxes to help pay for construction projects, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Wednesday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Bible Thought http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50118125/Daily-Bible-Thought Refuge can be found in the Rock of Ages.I will sing of Your power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Book signing at Bell Museum http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50124552/Book-signing-at-Bell-Museum Native R. L. Longworth has returned home to Bell County after years of living in California “planting churches.” Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eden Floral Design to open Friday http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-local_features/50118732/Eden-Floral-Design-to-open-Friday Main Street in downtown New Tazewell, Tenn. is welcoming a new florist.Eden Floral Design will open it's doors to the public at 9 a.m. on Aug. 1. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features/50117910/Community-Calendar To place an announcement in the Community Calendar, email: bmoore@civitasmedia.com; fax: 606-573-0042 attention Bethany Moore; or drop a written copy of the announcement by our office at 120 North 11th Street, Middlesboro (behind Food City). Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pine Mountain celebrates 90 years http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50104945/Pine-Mountain-celebrates-90-years Citizens' views of Pine Mountain State Resort Park in 1924 likely didn't include mini golf, a swimming pool and plans for a zip line attraction. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Vanover indicted for assault http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50092185/Vanover-indicted-for-assault A man who allegedly got into an altercation that resulted in a woman being injured has been indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury.Chris Vanover, 26, of Middlesboro, was indicted for second-degree assault. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested after wreck http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50120449/Man-arrested-after-wreck The Bell County Sheriff's Department arrested a man on a DUI charge following an early morning wreck on Wednesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Back to school fashion show http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-news/50123827/Back-to-school-fashion-show Photos by Anthony Cloud|Daily News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST $1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50102785/$1000-pill-now-hepatitis-C-treatment-of-choice WASHINGTON (AP) — A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News in Brief http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50118120/News-in-Brief Republican state Rep. Ben Waide indicted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Middlesboro Daily News print edition has new look http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/news/50116406/The-Middlesboro-Daily-News-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of the Middlesboro Daily News now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nurse anesthesia concentration receives continued accreditation http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-news_education/50103081/Nurse-anesthesia-concentration-receives-continued-accreditation HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Caylor School of Nursing (CSON) at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) nurse anesthesia concentration has received continued accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST