Afternoon Update
4:19 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Survey Reports High Levels of Indoor Air Pollution in Marshall County


 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.

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12:17 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

New Survey Counts Kentucky Horses

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

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Afternoon Update
4:33 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/14/12

"The human we see in the mirror is made up of more microbes than human."

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.

Four Rivers Region:

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12:22 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Paducah to Hold City-Wide Survey

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

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