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More than 8,500 people with expanded Medicaid coverage got breast cancer screenings in May and June of this year. And more people covered under the expansion received dental, diabetes, Hepatitis C and colorectal cancer screenings.

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A Kentucky group that seeks to protect individual freedoms is reporting an increase in support following the presidential election. 

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Murray State University is not reversing recent human resource changes as the court-blocked FLSA deadline nears. FLSA, or the Fair Labor Standards Act, was set to begin December 1, but a federal judge blocked the rule last week

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is adding automated vehicle location equipment to many of its snow trucks this winter.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Heartland CARES Executive Director Sean Oslin about World AIDS Day 2016 and Heartland Cares plans for 2017.

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Kentucky's troubled pension systems have continued their downward slide in 2016, with plans covering teachers and state employees losing more than $1.8 billion in value while obligations are increasing. 

A director of a Kentucky study abroad program is interested in seizing on the educational aspects of Cuba as potential changes develop following the death Fidel Castro on Friday and the first regularly-scheduled commercial flight from Miami to Havana this week.

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Lee Emmons is the new West Kentucky Community and Technical College Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Development.

WKCTC President Anton Reece made the announcement Monday.  

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FedEx is delivering 500 Christmas trees to Fort Campbell soldiers this Saturday as part of the Trees for Troops program. 

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After an election season in which both major political parties bashed free trade deals, the mayors of Kentucky’s two largest cities have renewed their initiative to attract foreign investment to — and exports from — the region. 

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