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Grace Health celebrates CMA class graduation

Twenty-eight Grace Health employees were recognized on June 22, 2018 at a pinning ceremony for going the extra mile by becoming Certified Clinical Medical Assistants (CCMAs). “These employees worked full-time in addition to taking weekly classes and a national exam to become...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018
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KY beverage companies helping to fight obesity

The fight against obesity remains at the forefront of the public health agenda here in Kentucky and throughout the United States. At the Kentucky Beverage Association (KBA), it’s at the top of our agenda as well. We believe effective measures to reduce obesity require all...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018
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Tackling KY’s alarming increase in suicide

Suicide rates are rising dramatically across the Commonwealth, as well as the United States. This is a troubling trend, and one that must be stopped in its tracks. A study recently released by the Centers for Disease Control shows that the epidemic of suicide has been sharply on...
Posted On 28 Jun 2018
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UPDATED: Woodbine racetrack opening postponed

UPDATE: An announcement Wednesday said this week’s practice and race have been canceled because track owners “do not have legal right for occupancy at this time.”
Posted On 20 Jun 2018
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Human trafficking is everyone’s issue

Victims of human trafficking are often the most vulnerable in our communities – victims of abuse and violence, runaways, refugees, immigrants or those who are homeless. Human trafficking is the second-largest criminal enterprise in the world and sadly, our Kentucky communities...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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UC’s Hutton School of Business adds three new online programs

The Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce the addition of three new online graduate business programs: Master of Science in Project Management, Master of Science in Strategic Management and a Doctorate in Business program, which...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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Andy Beshear’s Lawsuit Threatens Future of Kentucky Teachers’ Pensions

Attorney General Andy Beshear is getting plenty of practice for his next campaign as he travels across the Commonwealth to spread fear and misinformation about the new pension reform bill (SB 151), designed to save Kentucky’s public pension system. His most dangerous lies are...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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Former Forcht Leadership speaker critically ill

Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist and Forcht Group of Kentucky Leadership Series speaker at the University of the Cumberlands in 2013, announced on Friday, June 8th that he has just weeks to live after a recurrence of cancer. “I have been...
Posted On 14 Jun 2018
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Knox County Jail getting new roof by fall

Despite a rough patch of weather, Knox County Detention Center construction is still on schedule and should have a roof in the upcoming months. “Once we get under roof, the weather won’t affect us anymore. Everything’s looking good. I think last month we had just started the...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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W’burg man leaves employee ID behind at scene of car break-in

A Williamsburg man was caught in the act of stealing items from a vehicle parked in the Tri-County Cineplex parking lot and confronted by the owner of the vehicle. Michael Cook, 28, allegedly stole items from multiple vehicles in Corbin last Friday night. Cook was arrested at...
Posted On 23 May 2018
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