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A new study of elder abuse protections ranks Kentucky the fourth worst in the nation.

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The state of Kentucky ranks number 44 on a new Happiness survey conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub.


An education survey aimed at assessing working conditions has gotten an overwhelming response in Kentucky. The state's Department of Education says more than 41,400 school-based certified educators completed the 2017 Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning Kentucky Survey.

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 Marshall County’s Smoke-Free Clean Air Coalition is using results from a new survey on indoor air pollution from second hand smoke to boost the coalition’s cause.  The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy delivered the results of a survey today that found  Marshall County’s indoor air pollution in local hospitality venues to be four times higher than those of Georgetown or Lexington. The two towns have enacted smoke-free laws. Local health educator Terri DeLancey says the coalition was not pushing for similar laws or regulations.

New Survey Counts Kentucky Horses

Jun 20, 2012

So just how many horses live in the state that proclaims itself as the world's equine capital?

Afternoon Round-Up 6/14/12

Jun 14, 2012

Today on NPR: The human body contains about 100 trillion cells, but only maybe one in 10 of those cells is actually human. The rest are from bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. Now, scientists have unveiled the the "human microbiome," which includes 10,000 species and more than 8 million genes.

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Paducah to Hold City-Wide Survey

Jun 14, 2012

The City of Paducah is partnering with the National Research Center to conduct a city-wide survey to gauge public perception of the city.