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‘Virtual’ learning not as effective, early study finds

Study looked at virtual charter schools in Indiana

Study: Restrictions spared Kentucky from higher virus rates

A new study says social distancing measures imposed by the state have spared Kentucky from a dramatically higher outbreak of coronavirus cases.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center taking part in coronavirus plasma study

Frankfort Regional Medical Center is joining other hospitals across the country studying the effects of plasma from recovered coronavirus patients on those patients who are critically ill with the virus. 

Studies look at potential COVID-19 deaths in Kentucky, surrounding states

A group of epidemiologists has a model, used by Gov. Andy Beshear, which projects that Kentucky will lose less of its population to covid-19 than any major bordering state except West Virginia.

Study shows some Kentucky children more likely to face hunger than rest of U.S.

A new study from Feeding America shows children in Central and Eastern Kentucky are more likely to face hunger than the rest of America.

Researchers study copperheads at Red River Gorge

The study looks to reduce interactions between people and snakes.

Crayons test positive for asbestos

Some crayons may not be ready for play time, according to a new report.

Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems

Health officials released the conclusions Tuesday of the first long-term look at the children.

Water is buried beneath Martian landscape, study says

A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, a new study says. Experts believe this raises the possibility of finding life on the red planet.

Opioid misuse drops more than 90% for Hope Center clients, study finds

A newly released study found that opioid misuse dropped 90 percent for female clients and 94 percent for male clients who completed recovery programs at the Hope Center.

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

The study was published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

WARNING: Sweepstakes scams victimize elderly with evolving tactics

A Better Business Bureau report shows sweepstakes and prize scams claimed over $115 million from Americans in 2017, with the majority of losses suffered by senior citizens.

Study offers new look at why our brains evolved to be so big

In relation to our body size, our brains are huge for mammals.

Kentucky ranks #1 in new gun owners

A new study says Kentucky is by far the leading state in the nation when it comes to new gun owners, with close to one percent of the total population buying a gun for the first time this year.

Study: Older, less educated at risk in Medicaid changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As Kentucky prepares to impose the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid, a new study suggests the people most likely...

Study reveals hundreds of black lung cases in Appalachia

A new research letter published in a medical journal details hundreds of cases of black lung disease in the Central Appalachian coalfields.

Untested Rape Kits Cost Kentucky Millions

A study released Friday has found the backlog of thousands of untested rape kits in Kentucky cost the state millions of dollars.

Study shows lower lung cancer rates thanks to strict laws

Recent study shows a reduction in lung cancer rates in areas due to strict laws.

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

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

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.