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HCC to Host Open House for Scholarship Providing Kentuckians with Free Tuition

July 24, 2017
HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (7/24/17) — Hopkinsville Community College announced a Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship open house is 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at the college auditorium building. The event is set up to assist students interested in applying for the Work…

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Ecotourism on the Rise

July 17, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (7/17/17) — According to the International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is defined as responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the…
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Pet of the Day - Baby

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/26/2017) — This week's pet of the day is Baby. Baby is a 2 year old Domestic Short Hair that come into the shelter with her kittens. Baby's kittens have since been adopted and she is still waiting for her new family at the shelter. Baby is a very sweet and loving girl who craves attention from her people around her. Baby takes a little bit to warm up to new fur friends but with a slow…
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Bill Filed Aimed at Curbing Suicides

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/26/17) – Rep. Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, has pre-filed a bill aimed at curbing the growing number of suicides in Kentucky. The measure will require more in-depth training for school administrators, staff, and teachers so that they will be prepared to recognize signs of suicide and prevent what has become an ongoing crisis among youth in Kentucky. An average of 600 Kentuckians…
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Market Commentary — July 25

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KENTUCKY (7/25/17) — Do we have central banks to thank? Low interest rates, accommodative monetary policy, and improving economic growth have helped stock markets around the world reach record highs, reports Barron’s: “…a look around the globe shows the surge of the U.S. market to new peaks to be anything but unique. Major [markets] in Europe and Asia also have been setting records. Even in South…
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Lt. Gov. Hampton to Headline National…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/25/17) – Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has been invited to discuss the model and success of her entrepreneurship competition (the Lt. Gov.’s Entrepreneurship Challenge) at the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) annual conference in Nashville this week in front of a bipartisan audience of Lt. Governors from across the United States. “I’m thrilled to see other states…
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Pet of the day is Jingle Bells

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/25/17) — Pet of the day is Jingle Bells. Meet Jingle Bells, or as we like to call her, Jingles. Jingles is a very sweet 4 year old Shepherd mix who will give you all of her love. Jingles walks well on a leash and keeps her run very clean. Jingles is said to housebroken and doesn't bark much. Jingles knows she has some pretty stiff competition being a "plain" girl in the shelter and…
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UK Studying Down Syndrome Potential for…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/25/17) — People who have Down syndrome may develop Alzheimer’s disease at a younger age than people without Down syndrome. Recently, however, research showed that some people with Down syndrome might not develop dementia at all. Doctors and researchers are still trying to learn why some people with Down syndrome develop dementia, either earlier or later, while others don’t.…
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Legislative Column — July 24, 2017

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
BELTON, Ky. (7/24/17) — On July 10, I was in Frankfort attending an Interim Education Meeting. We heard from Commissioner Stephen L. Pruitt, Department of Education, who presented an overview of what the new accountability system will look like under SB1, “Let the Teachers Teach” bill that was passed earlier this year while we were in session if full approval is granted from the Federal…

UK Season Ticket Renewals Available…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/17) — Season tickets renewals for 2017-18 Kentucky men’s basketball are available to 2016-17 season ticket holders beginning today. Per-game prices for all seating locations have increased by $5 per ticket compared with last year’s prices, while annual K Fund donations remain unchanged. “We are excited for another memorable season with the Big Blue Nation in Rupp Arena and…
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Pet of the day is Jones

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/24/17) — Pet of the day is Jones. Meet Jones! Jones is a 1 year old German Shepherd mix who come to the shelter as a stray. Jones is a little fearful of new people at first but one scratch on the head and he is your new best friend. Jones is a very sweet guy once he warms up to you and has the squeakiest bark that's adorable. If you are looking for a new forever friend please consider…
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Dave Says: Using the Grandchild for…

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KENTUCKY (7/23/17) — This week, Dave discusses children using the grandchildren to get money and borrowing against a 401k. Dear Dave, My wife and I have been helping our adopted daughter financially for some time. She’s 25, has been married for three years, and we don’t see this cycle stopping anytime soon. The worst part is, they will often throw in that our grandchild will go without something…
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Outdoor Truths: Regret, Worry Get Us…

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KENTUCKY (7/23/17) — It’s July and I feel a sense of pressure. I’m thinking of food plots and practice shots. I’m thinking we are two weeks from August and August is 30 days from opening bow season in Kentucky. I’m thinking I’m not ready for this. I’m thinking no one cares if I’m ready and time doesn’t stop or even slow down for anyone, no matter what the circumstances. I’m thinking how do others…
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Healthcare Debacle Chance to Hit Reset…

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KENTUCKY (7/23/17) — Shoemaker Marcelin Dumoulin and his wife, Francine, a teacher, were 40 and 37 years old, respectively, when they left home one day in 1942 to feed their cows in the meadow above the village of Chandolin in the Swiss Alps. They had not been seen since, until their perfectly preserved bodies were revealed by the shrinking Tsanfleuron Glacier 75 years later on July 18 in a…
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John McCain, Obamacare and 'Call 911 To…

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KENTUCKY (7/22/17) — A Minnesota police officer murdered Justine Damond this past week. According to reports she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault nearby her apartment where she lived. According to reports two police officers arrived after she called for help a second time. One of the police officers riding in the passenger side of the police car was reported to have been spooked and…

Cleveland-Leggett Named HUD Southeast…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/21/17) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced today Denise Cleveland-Leggett to serve as the HUD’ Region IV Regional Administrator. As regional administrator, she will work from the HUD’ Atlanta Regional Office and lead HUD’ southeast operation in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the…
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UofL Dr.: McCain Glioblastoma 'Bleak,…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/21/17) – U.S. Sen. John McCain’s glioblastoma diagnosis is bleak, but not hopeless, said Eyas Hattab, M.D., chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the A.J. Miller Endowed Chair in Pathology at the University of Louisville, because of a recent development known as personalized medicine. Hattab – who also is the current chair of the College of American…
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EVV Offering TSA Pre-Application…

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (7/21/17) – Travelers will have the opporunity to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Evansville Regional Airport terminal during the week of Aug. 7 to 11, where officials will host a temporary enrollment center. The airport is a convenient location to enroll in the popular program. The airport address is 7801…

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