Richmond, KY – Spring is one of the toughest seasons for Kentucky's asthma sufferers, especially children. University of Kentucky Pediatrician Jamshed Kanga says Asthma is a serious threat.
"People don't take Asthma as seriously as they should and we don't realize that a lot of children are seen in the ER and are hospitalized for Asthma. And I think that it is important for people to realize that this is a seriously problem and patients should receive treatment and care."
Paducah, KY – Opening arguments are underway in the trial of a former soldier charged with killing a family in Iraq and raping the 14-year-old daughter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Skaret outlined the prosecution's case to a jury of 15 women and three men this morning. Defense arguments were to follow in the trial of former Army soldier Steven Dale Green in federal court in Paducah.
Lexington, KY – A consortium of government agencies, utilities and research groups will try to find cost-effective technologies to reduce and manage carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research pulled together the partners, who are expected to spend $24 million over 10 years to support research. Five Kentucky utilities will contribute to the program. State government will kick in matching funds of up to $1 million a year.