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The World Health Organization announced Friday that it no longer considers the Zika epidemic a public health emergency of international concern.

But Zika's threat to pregnant women and babies is not going away anytime soon, the agency says. Instead, the virus is now a chronic problem, says the WHO's Dr. Pete Salama.

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The number of emergency room visits in Kentucky hasn’t gone up much since Medicaid expanded or people started getting coverage on the individual market. That’s according to a new report from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

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The Calloway County Fiscal Court has hired an attorney to look into Kentucky’s laws regarding library boards.

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The Kentucky Baptist Convention has elected an Elizabethtown pastor as its president.

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On Sounds Good, MSU Department of Psychology faculty member Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross talk about moving past this contentious election season.

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Louisville’s Confederate monument is heading to Brandenburg.

The Meade County seat is about 40 miles east of Louisville and home to a historical Civil War site.

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While heroin-related deaths are seeing ‘epidemic-levels’ in other parts of the Ohio Valley, Tennessee health officials say the state hit its record number of drug overdose deaths last year.

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The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding holiday travelers to be sure and buckle up for every trip.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering free cedar Christmas tree permits starting later this month.

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George and Norma visit the studio with the Humane Society of Calloway County’s Kathy Hodge for “Puppies Sound Good” with Tracy Ross.

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