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9:25 am
Tue July 15, 2014

More than 300 People Attend Memorial for Paducah Civil Rights Leader

Rev. WG Harvey Memorial Service
Credit Lance Dennee

More than three hundred family, friends and community members gathered last night to remember the life of the Rev. Dr. W.G. Harvey at the church he founded, New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah.

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Society
4:59 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

A nutrient-dense diet may help tamp down stress. And these foods may help boost our moods (clockwise from left): pumpkin seeds, sardines, eggs, salmon, flax seeds, Swiss chard and dark chocolate.
Meredith Rizzo NPR

Originally published on Sat July 19, 2014 11:22 am

Eat more when you're stressed? You're not alone. More than a third of the participants in a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health said they change their diets during stressful times.

And many of us are quick to turn to either sugary foods or highly refined carbohydrates such as bagels or white pasta when the stress hits.

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Health
4:01 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Baptist Health Announces New Urgent Care Clinic in Muhlenberg Co.

Medical services are expanding in Muhlenberg County as the Powderly Clinic receives an upgrade in services and equipment from its owner Baptist Health.

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Society
2:37 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

National Night Out: A Public Safety Block Party in Murray

Sergeant Dave Howe of the Murray City Police Department joins us on Sounds Good today to talk about the National Night Out event on August 5th at Chestnut Park, 7 to 9 p.m. It's a national program where police departments partner with neighborhoods to provide a block party and public safety fair.

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Society
10:57 am
Mon July 14, 2014

How The Millennials May Save America

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Originally published on Mon July 14, 2014 12:11 pm

Millennials are the most populous generation in America.

From a demographic perspective, this is very good news for the nation. It means the U.S. has a wave of people just entering the workforce, whose tax dollars (hopefully) will support the retirement of the baby boomers.

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Society
5:31 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Western Kentucky Loses Civil Rights Trailblazer

Wardelle G. Harvey
Credit New Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church

Paducah has lost a formative civil rights activist and its first black City Commissioner. Reverend Wardelle G. Harvey died the Tuesday evening at the age of 88. 

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Society
4:25 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Commentary: Preventing Gun Violence with "Magical Thinking"

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Earlier this month, Georgia lawmakers passed a sweeping gun bill, known as the "guns everywhere bill" allowing licensed owners to carry firearms in many churches, bars, and government buildings. One of the provisions allows school districts to let teachers carry guns. Commentator Celia Brewer draws on a personal experience when living in New Orleans to express her concern over expanding gun rights.

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Society
3:59 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Don't Be #Intexticated: The Dangers of Texting and Driving

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Warning an image in the above slideshow may be graphic for certain viewers.

The Paducah Business and Professional Organization recently sponsored an event to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. Captain Donald Hodgson of the Paducah Police Department made a presentation along with Hillary Coltharp, a young Paducah woman who was severely injured in an automobile accident while she was texting and driving. Kate is joined by Captain Hodgson to learn more about the campaign.

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Society
3:44 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Calloway County Teen Missing Again

Credit Calloway County Sheriff's Office

A Calloway County teen has gone missing, just days after being found safe in Paducah following a previous runaway.

The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Gabrielle (Gabby) Rose Gowen.

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Society
11:24 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Body of Missing Doctor Found Near Marina Village

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Searchers in Livingston County have found the body of Dr. John P. Lyles after he went missing July 2nd.

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