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Life expectancy in Perry County lowest in the country

Updated: 07/11/2013 - One study suggests many people in the mountains will not make it to their golden years. Women in Perry County have the lowest life expectancy in the nation. Around 72 years. This is based on findings from a study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

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Rainfall amounts causing problems for Pikeville tourism

Updated: 07/11/2013 - Does more water from rainfall mean better rapids for canoers, kayakers and inner tubers? Some officials in Pike County say no and that the rain has actually had a negative impact on their river trail.

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Canada premier denounces rail company's response

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Premier Pauline Marois arrived Thursday in Lac-Megantic, the community that was partly demolished by the explosion of oil tanker cars on the runaway train early Saturday.

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UPDATE: Compromise on student loans in the works

Posted: 07/11/2013 - Lawmakers and their aides have been in talks about how they might reduce rates on subsidized Stafford loans. The rates doubled to 6.8 percent last week after Congress failed to act.

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Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

Posted: 07/11/2013 - New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe.

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