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The City of Paducah is one step closer to becoming the first designated “Blue Zone” community in Kentucky.

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The Hopkins County Pride Alliance is holding its first meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. to plan an effort to pass a fairness ordinance in Madisonville.

When you're facing a major life change, it helps to talk to someone who's already been through it. All Things Considered is connecting people on either side of a shared experience, and they're letting us eavesdrop on their conversations in our series Been There.

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Murray State University confirmed on Monday a case of the mumps on campus. The viral disease is highly contagious and while uncommon, there has been an increase in cases in recent years

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The Tennessee attorney general's office says it would defend an amended abortion bill in court if it becomes law, despite previously calling its key requirements "constitutionally suspect."

After high school, Staff Sgt. Kimi wanted to go to art school, but she didn't have the money. So she joined the military.

Intelligence analysts like Kimi work with drone pilots and others in the Air Force to guide decisions about where to deploy weapons in the fight against ISIS and al-Qaida. (The U.S. Air Force won't release her last name because of the high-security work she does).

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The famous "Indian Head Rock," a historic boulder previously located in the Ohio River, is the subject of an upcoming documentary.

Welcome to the first edition of “Old Kentucky Tales,” the only podcast that solemnly swears that none of its participants have fought a duel with deadly weapons within this State, or out of it.

Another nightmare encounter between a passenger and an airline is going viral and sparking an outcry against an industry accused of routinely mistreating its customers.

An American Airlines employee allegedly took a stroller from a woman boarding Flight 591 from San Francisco to Dallas Friday, and knocked her with it while she held a baby in her arms.

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“Need one, take one. Have one, leave one” is the slogan of a student-led effort at Murray State University known as M-P-M or ‘Menstruation Proclamation: A Movement.’ The project involves placing feminine hygiene kits in bathrooms on campus for women who can’t afford them.

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