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Today's News

  • Anti-drug czar: 'Every life is worth saving'

    By Terry DeMio
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    COVINGTON – The stigma of drug addiction, the stigma of using medicine to treat it, the stigma of needle exchange and the idea that a life-saving drug shouldn't be used for overdose victims all need to end.
    Michael Botticelli, the director of White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, delivered these messages when he visited Northern Kentucky on April 9.

  • Beshear to make economic development trip to Asia

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – In an effort to further strengthen and encourage international investment in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear will left April 11 for an economic development trip to Asia.

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  • Distracted driving: 'It's the new drunk driving'

    By Judah Taylor
    Landmark News Service

    While seizing the first taste of spring behind his motorcycle’s handlebars, Kevin Fields says he was nearly side-swiped by a woman who wasn’t paying attention to him or the road and was only focusing on the make-up she was applying.
    Though Fields, 49, has been riding since he was 5, he sold his bike that day.
    “It just aggravated me so much,” he said. “And I just decided I’m going to quit riding for a few years.”

  • Heart attack: The top killer of people at work in Kentucky

    Kentucky Press News Service

    In keeping with its mission to protect workers in the state, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet examined the causes of worker fatalities each year in Kentucky from 2012-14, and found the heart attack was the overwhelming No. 1 cause of death at work.

  • Students receives STLP awards

     

  • New plan for old pipe: Carry fracked liquids

    By James Bruggers
    The Courier-Journal

    LEBANON, Ky. – With red dirt piled nearby on grassy green meadow, workers in a hole were welding a weak spot on Kentucky's latest controversial pipeline — putting on a Band-aid, as one of them described it.
    Just a few hundred yards from his home, physician James Angel approached the crew in his pickup truck, saying the maintenance only punctuated his fears about a Texas company's plans for the natural gas pipeline that crosses his Marion County farm.

  • Kentucky gets a 'D' on gender wage gap

    By Pam Wright
    The Advocate-Messenger

    So you Know: Equal Pay Day was Tuesday. The date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. Originating in 1966 by the National Committee on Pay Equity, the day is meant to bring awareness to the gap between men’s and women’s wages. Those supporting equal pay for men and women wore red to commemorate the day.
    Kentucky is not faring well when it comes to gender pay equality, according to the results of a resent report.

  • Rice speaks to SCMS junior honor society
  • MCHS fishing team

    Pictured is Marion County High School ‘s first fishing team. They are, from left, Jacob Burns, Keith Ballard, Cameron Goodin, Aams Mattingly, Brandon Lee, Kylie Benningfield, Ryan Mattingly and Savannah Goode. Sponsors of the team are Phil’s Painting Service, McDonald’s of Lebanon, Clyde’s Shoe Store, Citizens National Bank, Joy Mining, Henderickson’s Trucking, Campbellsville Industries, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Blue Water LED and Denali Rods.