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More Dental Patients Using ER in Kentucky

July 05, 2015 Al Cross
KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — More patients are going to hospital emergency rooms for dental care, illustrating how oral health remains the stepchild of the health system despite health-care reform. "An…

Statewide Sports News

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No Hitter! Team USA Blanks Cuba to Open Series

US (7/2/15) — Tanner Houck (Missouri), A.J. Puk (Florida) and Ryan Hendrix (Texas A&M) combined to hand the Cuban National Team its first ever no-hitter in… Read More...
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Seven Wildcats Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame

Will be Inducted Sept. 25-26 in Conjunction with Missouri Football Game LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/28/15) – University of Kentucky Athletics will induct seven members… Read More...
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Alex Meyer Earns First Big League Call-up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — Kentucky great Alex Meyer has been called up to join the Minnesota Twins for the first time in his professional career, the Twins… Read More...
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UK No. 22 in Directors' Cup Standings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — The University of Kentucky has placed in the top-25 athletics programs for the third consecutive year with a No. 22 finish in the… Read More...

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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — Meet Marcus, he's a 2-3 year old Pit Bull mix. He's had a rough start in life before coming to our rescue. You can't tell it now by the way… Read More...
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Mementos at Traveling Wall to be…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/5/15) — Mementos left at the Traveling Vietnam Wall when it visits Lexington next month may end up in a collection displayed at the Thomas D.… Read More...
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Drop in Female Offenders Leads to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/5/15) — Responding to changing population trends, the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex will be converted into two distinct, separate… Read More...
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Dave Says - July 5, 2015

KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — This week Dave discusses if we should pause investing for a luxury and the rebate explanation. Dear Dave, Where should you save for large… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of July 5, 2015

KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — The energy market is changing, rapidly. And the result isn't all bad. Who would have thought even 10 years ago that the price of crude oil… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - July 5, 2015

KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — I know you may not want to hear about it but I've scheduled a few days away next week to work on the upcoming deer season. Since I won't be… Read More...
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Tips for a Safe, Healthy Summer…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — This holiday weekend, many Kentuckians will flock to one of the many rivers, lakes and creeks across the state to boat, fish, swim,… Read More...
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KDA Marketing Chief Tells Panel…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — New program launches, alterations to existing programs, and a stronger emphasis on farm impact are paying off for Kentucky Proud… Read More...
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Kentucky's Drinking Water Annual Report…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/4/15) — Data from Kentucky's 446 public water systems shows they consistently produce excellent quality water and are nearly always in… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/4/15) — Meet Lillie, she’s a 4 year old Rat/Bull Terrier mix, that was pulled from a local high kill shelter, and was terrified. She is much… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Safer among the…

KENTUCKY (7/4/15) — The Barna Group is a long-tenured research organization that tracks "spiritual indicators" and the role of faith within American culture.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday July 2, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 9 - 3 - 8 Thursday… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/3/15) — Meet Ivory, she's a 7 month old Mini Aussie Feist mix. Ivory and her sister Cricket were recently found as strays, and never reclaimed. She… Read More...
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States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red…

US (7/3/15) — Ever been stuck at a traffic light that takes an excruciating amount of time - what feels like hours - to turn green? Imagine that as a daily… Read More...
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KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky…

KENTUCKY (7/3/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association would like to publish this notice to inform all road users of a new law effective July 15, 2015, HB… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

KENTUCKY (7/2/15) — Meet Cricket, she's a 7 month old Mini Aussie Feist mix. Cricket and her sister Ivory were recently found as strays, and never reclaimed.… Read More...
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New Medicaid Managed Care Contracts…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Commonwealth of Kentucky has signed new contracts with five managed care organizations to provide healthcare services to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 1, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 7 - 24 - 26 - 31 - 41 -… Read More...
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State Property Tax Rate Unchanged for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2015 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Kentucky… Read More...
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Expect Fallout from Supreme Court's…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — On Friday, five U.S. Supreme Court Justices mysteriously discovered that the 14th Amendment requires Kentucky and the rest of the country… Read More...
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KSP Charges Montgomery County Man with…

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on June 30, 2015, at approximately 6:47 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - June 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of June 2015: Arrested 26… Read More...
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Sparklers Pose a Safety Risk, Too

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — Fireworks tend to be most prevalent during the summertime. Elaborate pyrotechnic displays may be part of Independence Day celebrations or… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — As your Attorney General, I have always kept my promise to push back on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed policies and plans… Read More...

Webster County Obituaries

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Margaret A. Stone Hanor, 74, of Dixon

DIXION, Ky. (7/5/15) — Margaret A. Stone Hanor, 74, of Dixon, Kentucky died at her home on Saturday July 4, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 8, 2015 at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, Rev. Ellis Payne will officiate. Burial will be in…

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Hopkins Ham Radio Operators Link to World

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/4/15) — Today’s communication methods are nothing new to seasoned ham radio operators, who have… Read More

4th Fest Ends with ‘a Bang’ of Music, Fireworks

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/5/15) – The fifth annual 4th Fest finale took place on Saturday, July 4th at the Madisonville City… Read More
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