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Phillip M. Bailey

About 100 Fort Knox soldiers are scheduled to return home Tuesday following a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

Annette Tanner

Thousands of veterans that traveled from across the U.S. to Standing Rock, North Dakota over the weekend are celebrating the Army Corps of Engineers decision to halt construction of a key section of the 1,172-mile oil pipeline just south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

A western Kentucky resident delivering supplies to protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline says the blizzard is making it hard for supporters to safely make the journey, but morale amongst those there is high because ‘they have something to fight for, rather than against.’


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A nonprofit health center in Paducah is launching a program to treat adolescents and young adults with early onset psychosis. Four Rivers Behavioral Health begins services through the IHOPE Program in January.

An Army review concludes that commanders did nothing wrong when they kicked out more than 22,000 soldiers for misconduct after they came back from Iraq or Afghanistan – even though all of those troops had been diagnosed with mental health problems or brain injuries.

The Army's report, ordered by Secretary Eric Fanning, seeks to reassure members of Congress that it's treating wounded soldiers fairly. But senators and military specialists say the report troubles them.

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Murray State University psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri says 1 in 5 adults and as much as 70 percent of college students report procrastinating, or putting off unpleasant tasks. It can be difficult to break procrastination habits but Bordieri says you can exercise your self-control like a muscle to more readily engage in tasks. Tracy Ross speaks with Bordieri about defeating procrastination on Sounds Good.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State’s president Dr. Bob Davies put out a statement on the events that happened at Ohio State on Monday, where 11 were injured in a knife attack. Davies says he urges the Murray State community to “reject the notion of hatred and violence that is becoming commonplace in our nation.” in a letter addressed to the Murray State community.

It's Never Too Late To Quit Smoking, Even In Your 60s

Nov 30, 2016

Older people who smoke may think there's no reason to give up the habit. After all, hasn't the damage to their bodies already been done?

But it turns out there's a benefit to quitting even later in life. Research published Wednesday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that older adults who quit smoking in their 60s had a lower chance of dying in the years that followed than contemporaries who kept smoking.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, via Facebook

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control rescued 54 dogs and two geckos from a house fire over the weekend. 

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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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