suicide http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-82112 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2012/08/20/159365445/smartphone-apps-help-more-singles-find-the-boy-or-girl-next-door">more men than women are signing up</a> for the services.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:15:24 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 21089 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 8/21/12 UK Launches New Military Suicide Study http://wkms.org/post/uk-launches-new-military-suicide-study <p>With the rate of suicides among military personnel continuing to rise, a University of Kentucky professor is leading a study to investigate the effect those deaths have on family and friends left behind. Based on previous research, it’s estimated that around 40 percent of Kentuckians know someone who has taken their own life. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:08:32 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 21066 at http://wkms.org UK Launches New Military Suicide Study KSP Investigating Death of Tennessee Murder Suspect http://wkms.org/post/ksp-investigating-death-tennessee-murder-suspect <p>Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Nashville man suspected of killing his wife yesterday.&nbsp; The KSP in McCracken County were looking for a Mercedes involved in a hit and run around noon on I-24.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:21:21 +0000 Shelly Baskin 18245 at http://wkms.org Bullying Bill Heard in House http://wkms.org/post/bullying-bill-heard-house <p>Parents of children who committed suicide after being bullied at school testified before the Kentucky House Education committee Tuesday, advocating a bill that they say would strengthen the state&rsquo;s current bullying law. The measure would prohibit harassing behavior and communication based on a student&rsquo;s race, ethnicity, religion, physical or mental disability, gender, and sexual orientation.&nbsp; Representative Ben Waide, a Republican from Hopkins County, said he opposed the bill because it would provide special rights to certain people.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 18:32:45 +0000 Brenna Angel (KPR) 17242 at http://wkms.org Death Sparks Anti-Bullying Movement in Western Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/death-sparks-anti-bullying-movement-western-kentucky <p><span class="article-content"><span>The death of a 14-year-old Christian County girl has sparked a movement against bullying and suicide. The movement started this month after Miranda Campbell fatally shot herself. Angela Felty is the director of the Elevation Teen Center in Hopkinsville. She says she started the movement with help from youths who attend the center. She says the Miranda Campbell Challenge has a Facebook page and had more than 1,000 &quot;likes&quot; from users just a few days after being set up. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:23:07 +0000 Todd Hatton 16978 at http://wkms.org