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A war-hero's perspective on P.T.S.D.

Updated: 07/25/2013 - In 1980, the American Psychiatric Association added Posttraumatic Stress Disorder to its manual of mental disorders, and while advancements in scientific research are being made, many war veterans have struggled through the years without an official diagnosis.

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Volunteers from Temple University help homeowners in need

Posted: 07/25/2013 - More than 15 honors students from Temple University are wrapping up a week of volunteering with the Perry County Housing Development Alliance. Their universities Honors Appalachian Experience program places students in different locations like Prestonsburg and McKee.

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Plans filed for more seating at Derby's home track

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Churchill Downs Inc., owner of its namesake track, has filed plans with Louisville planning officials for a project called Churchill Downs Rooftop Garden. It continues the company's strategy to maximize revenues from the track's premier events - the Derby and Kentucky Oaks.

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ARH hosts third annual community appreciation fair

Posted: 07/25/2013 - The Appalachian Regional Healthcare Medical Mall hosted their third annual community appreciation fair on Thursday. Officials say the one day event was fun for all ages.

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Bevin to speak at annual Fancy Farm picnic

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Republican Matt Bevin will be in the tiny community of Fancy Farm next week when politicians gather for a heated afternoon of stump speeches.

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Prayer vigil held for former Knox County Attorney

Updated: 07/24/2013 - Former Knox County Attorney, Charley Greene Dixon, recently retired to fight his battle against cancer, but today Dixon wasn't fighting alone. Hundreds of friends and community members held a prayer vigil for him.

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10 Things to know for Thursday

Posted: 07/25/2013 - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

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Teen laid to rest

Posted: 07/24/2013 - A Breathitt County teenager, that was hit by a truck, was laid to rest Wednesday.

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Training program offers aid to entrepreneurs

Posted: 07/24/2013 - The program, called LaunchIt, is a 10-week course that starts Sept. 3. It's offered by Nucleus: Kentucky's Innovation Center. It will be the sixth entrepreneur training program offered by Nucleus, which is an arm of the University of Louisville Foundation.

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Ky's new science standards draw heated debate

Updated: 07/24/2013 - The Courier-Journal reports that opponents labeled the new standards as "fascist" and "atheistic" at a Tuesday meeting, and said they promote thinking that leads to "genocide" and "murder."

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At least 77 people dead in Spain train accident

Updated: 07/25/2013 - A Spanish court official says 77 people were killed when a passenger train derailed on a curvy stretch of track in northwestern Spain in what was one of the country's worst rail accidents in decades.

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