State report shows drastic increase in disability recipients
2 weeks ago
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State report shows drastic increase in disability recipients

A new report issued Tuesday shows an increase of staggering proportions in the number of Kentucky adults and children receiving disability benefits. The report was prepared by Kentucky'
Kentucky ranks 8th in nation in rate of women murdered by men
4 weeks ago
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Kentucky ranks 8th in nation in rate of women murdered by men

Kentucky ranked eighth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study.
Football homework
1 month ago
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Football homework

Eddie Gran talks about teaching guys to study and improve on their own.
Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill
1 month ago
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Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

An independent study finds most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
AAA reveals true cost of vehicle ownership
2 months ago
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AAA reveals true cost of vehicle ownership

Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 will cost a driver an average of $8,469 annually, or $706 each month, according to a new study from AAA.
Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs
4 months ago
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Bevin appoints group to help disabled, others get jobs

Kentucky's Republican governor has appointed an advisory group to study policies that will help foster children, the disabled and others get a job.
AAA:  New teen drivers three times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash
5 months ago
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AAA: New teen drivers three times as likely to be involved in a deadly crash

New teen drivers ages 16-17 years old are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
POLL: 20% of people in Lexington know someone addicted to heroin
6 months ago
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POLL: 20% of people in Lexington know someone addicted to heroin

One in five people around Lexington know someone with a heroin addiction and use of the drug continues to increase.
Study: KY is 2017’s most federally dependent state
7 months ago
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Study: KY is 2017’s most federally dependent state

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a study comparing 50 states on how dependent they are on federal support.
Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025
7 months ago
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Study: Lexington needs over 22K housing units by 2025

A study commissioned by the Fayette Urban County Government, the Lexington Downtown Development Authority, and a group of Lexington stakeholders says that the city will need over 22,000 housing units in the next ten years to meet demand.
Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky
7 months ago
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Study tracks financial impact of Toyota in Kentucky

A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) shows Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) is making a major impact on the Bluegrass State through strong jobs numbers, payroll, and capital and philanthropic investments.
Study: KY Smokers Spend More Than $1M Over a Lifetime
9 months ago
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Study: KY Smokers Spend More Than $1M Over a Lifetime

With the societal and economic costs of smoking totaling more than $300 billion a year and rising, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on The Real Cost of Smoking by State on Tuesday.
Kentucky, West Virginia partners to study toxic algae blooms
1 year ago
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Kentucky, West Virginia partners to study toxic algae blooms

Researchers from Marshall University, Murray State University and the University of Kentucky are teaming up to study toxic algae blooms.
JAMA study: Kentuckians healthier under Medicaid expansion
1 year ago
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JAMA study: Kentuckians healthier under Medicaid expansion

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week finds low-income people in Kentucky, covered by the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, are healthier than in places without expanded Medicaid.
Study shows increases in Kentucky tourism dollars
1 year ago
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Study shows increases in Kentucky tourism dollars

A study shows that tourism in Kentucky is doing pretty well.
Study raises issues with Louisville police traffic stops
1 year ago
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Study raises issues with Louisville police traffic stops

An analysis of vehicle stops by Louisville Metro police officers has found again that black drivers are searched twice as often as whites - and that many searches result in no findings.
Pope says he’s willing to study women deacons, in major step
1 year ago
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Pope says he’s willing to study women deacons, in major step

Pope Francis says he's willing to create a commission to study whether women can serve as deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling the possibility of letting women serve in ordained ministry.
Study: Radon exposure linked to cancer in women
1 year ago
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Study: Radon exposure linked to cancer in women

A new report from the American Cancer Society (ACS,) reveals a positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of blood cancer in women.
Study: 17% of Kentuckians struggle with hunger
1 year ago
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Study: 17% of Kentuckians struggle with hunger

The Kentucky Association of Food Banks announced the release of Map the Meal Gap 2016, an annual study by Feeding America that details food insecurity rates in every county and congressional district in the United States.
US Rep. Hal Rogers pulls funding for Lake Cumberland study
1 year ago
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US Rep. Hal Rogers pulls funding for Lake Cumberland study

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers has pulled funding for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer study of Lake Cumberland.
KY ranks 43rd of 50 in WalletHub “green” states report
2 years ago
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KY ranks 43rd of 50 in WalletHub “green” states report

As Earth Day approaches, a new report published on personal finance website WalletHub ranks Kentucky as 43rd in the country when it comes to 2016'a "greenest" states.
Study: Rock climbers spend $3.6M annually in Red River Gorge
2 years ago
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Study: Rock climbers spend $3.6M annually in Red River Gorge

Rock climbers hope a new study of their economic impact in the Red River Gorge will help make the case for opening more public land in the area for climbing.
Study: Lexus, Porsche and Buick are most dependable
2 years ago
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Study: Lexus, Porsche and Buick are most dependable

Lexus, Porsche and Buick are the most dependable vehicle brands, according to a new study by the consulting firm J.D. Power.
Study adds to debate over bill to push back start of school
2 years ago
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Study adds to debate over bill to push back start of school

Supporters of legislation to push back the opening date for many Kentucky school districts are pointing to a study claiming the early return to school costs the state millions of dollars.
Study commissioned to analyze communities near Fort Knox
2 years ago
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Study commissioned to analyze communities near Fort Knox

Officials in the counties surrounding Fort Knox are hoping that an economic analysis will help their communities discover methods to lessen reliance on the base in the face of military cutbacks across the nation.
Graves County students to work from home during wet-dry vote
2 years ago
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Graves County students to work from home during wet-dry vote

Some students in western Kentucky will be trying out a new program that allows them to study from home as an alternative to missing school.
Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad
2 years ago
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Centre College ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad

Centre College has been recognized as one of the country’s top institutions for study abroad, with a #4 national ranking in the 2015 Institute of International Education (IIE) report.
Study: Investments in KY Ag Development Fund projects double farm income
2 years ago
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Study: Investments in KY Ag Development Fund projects double farm income

Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture estimate that Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund investments from 2007 through 2014 average $2.03 in farm income for every dollar invested in KADF projects.
Study: Kentucky’s Medicaid population centered in east
2 years ago
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Study: Kentucky’s Medicaid population centered in east

A new review by a nonprofit health organization shows that the largest share of Kentucky's Medicaid population lives in the impoverished eastern portion of the state.
Study sees positive gains from 2012 prescription drug law
2 years ago
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Study sees positive gains from 2012 prescription drug law

A new study says prescriptions for commonly abused medications and doctor-shopping by pill seekers have decreased since Kentucky passed legislation targeting prescription drug abuse.
Legislators appointed to teachers’ retirement study panel
2 years ago
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Legislators appointed to teachers’ retirement study panel

The leaders of Kentucky's state Senate and House of Representatives have appointed six people to a committee studying solutions for the state's troubled retirement system for public school teachers.
Keeneland puts Lexington in financial winner’s circle
3 years ago
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Keeneland puts Lexington in financial winner’s circle

A study through UK puts a number on the economic benefits Lexington and Fayette County see from Keeneland.
Keeneland brings cash to Lexington, Fayette Co.
3 years ago
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Keeneland brings cash to Lexington, Fayette Co.

A new study from the University of Kentucky's Center for Business and Economic Research crunches the numbers on Keeneland's economic impact in the area.
West Virginia to review mining-health research
3 years ago
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West Virginia to review mining-health research

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration will review studies linking mountaintop removal mining with health problems in nearby communities.
Study: Health reform costs $1.1 billion, saves $1.7 billion
3 years ago
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Study: Health reform costs $1.1 billion, saves $1.7 billion

Gov. Steve Beshear's decision to expand Kentucky's Medicaid program will cost taxpayers more than $1.1 billion by 2021, according to a new state study released Monday.
Study examines impacts of Medicaid expansion
3 years ago
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Study examines impacts of Medicaid expansion

Consultants are finishing a report that examines how Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act has impacted Kentucky's health care system.
Study Shows Dangers of Distracted Teens
3 years ago
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Study Shows Dangers of Distracted Teens

A Safe Kids study showed kids are at risk while crossing the street because of distractions.
Report Shows More KY Children Are Living In Poverty
3 years ago
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Report Shows More KY Children Are Living In Poverty

There was some troubling news released about the number of Kentucky kids living in poverty. The latest numbers from the 'Kids Count' project showed that economic stability for children was far worse now then it was in 1990.
Teens Waiting Longer To Get Driver Licenses
4 years ago
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Teens Waiting Longer To Get Driver Licenses

A new study from AAA shows more Kentucky teenagers are waiting longer to get their driver licenses. This could lead to less-experienced young drivers.
Troubling New Study About Kentucky Smokers
4 years ago
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Troubling New Study About Kentucky Smokers

The average Kentucky smoker spent more than two-thousand dollars on cigarettes last year, according to the Kentucky Health Commissioner.
New Study: 750,000 Kentuckians Struggle With Hunger
4 years ago
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New Study: 750,000 Kentuckians Struggle With Hunger

A new study from the non-profit 'Feeding America' says 750,000 people throughout the state don't know where their next meal will come from.
New Study: 750,000 Kentuckians Struggle With Hunger
4 years ago
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New Study: 750,000 Kentuckians Struggle With Hunger

A new study from the non-profit 'Feeding America' says 750,000 people throughout the state don't know where their next meal will come from.
Experts Offer ATV Safety Tips
5 years ago
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Experts Offer ATV Safety Tips

Research shows that Kentucky is second in the nation for ATV-related injuries, so experts want to remind people how they can stay safe when riding one.
American Cancer Society Looks For Participants
5 years ago
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American Cancer Society Looks For Participants

Tomorrow, ABC 36 will host a phone bank from noon to 6:30 p.m. with the American Cancer Society.
Study Shows Drop In Antibiotics Given To Children
5 years ago
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Study Shows Drop In Antibiotics Given To Children

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics looked at large retail prescription databases from the years 2002 to 2010.