BestKENTUCKY (1/1/13) – SurfKY News would like to give our readers a recap of the most popular news stories we have published during the 2012 year.

One major bonus aspect of being an online news service is the fact that SurfKY News can actually see how many readers each story gets. Armed with this helpful tool, we are happy to present our readers with the following top five stories of the year.

Safe Sun Fun: Consumer Reports List of Best Sunscreens - National “Don’t Fry Day,” May 25, 2012, has come and gone, but its lessons remain relevant throughout the year. Don’t Fry Day, started by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP), was created to draw awareness to the condition that is the most common form of cancer in the US and one of the two most common forms of cancer in young people.
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Nearly 11,500 Kentuckians with Alzheimer’s live Alone - Advance planning for future legal, financial and long-term care needs is critical for the estimated one in seven Americans − or 11,430 Kentuckians − diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and who still live alone, up to half of them without an identifiable caregiver, according to the Alzheimer’s Association® 2012 Facts and Figures Report, released today.
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Kentucky Receives $1.9 Million in Grants for Contaminated Land Cleanup and Assessment from the EPA - The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded three brownfield grants to Kentucky totaling $1.9 million to fund the assessment and cleanup of properties with environmental problems.
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Surgeon General Releases New Report on Youth Smoking - The fight against youth tobacco use has been accelerated by Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, with the release of the Surgeon General’s Report, Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults. This report details the scope, health consequences and influences that lead to youth tobacco use and proven strategies that prevent its use.
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Unanswered Questions Regarding Eggners Ferry Bridge Collapse in Kentucky -  “It is a wonder that someone was not killed”. These are the words of Keith Todd, Public Information Officer, of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Todd has been a very busy fellow since Thursday night when the Delta Mariner struck the Eggners Ferry Bridge that crosses Kentucky Lake/Tennessee River.
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J.L. Graham
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