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Kentucky program collects used hearing aids

Posted: 10/09/2014 - A new state program is collecting used hearing aids to refurbish and distribute to Kentuckians who have hearing impairments and need assistance.

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Mountain medical workers discuss procedures for Ebola patients

Updated: 10/09/2014 - The first person recently diagnosed with Ebola in America died Wednesday morning. Thomas Eric Duncan was in a Dallas hospital since late last month. Federal officials say they will now start checking passengers from West Africa for fever in major cities. But what about procedures here in eastern Kentucky? Rural hospitals are starting to prepare in case someone comes in with signs of Ebola. We talked to local health officials about the protocols in place should a potentially infected patient walk through the front door.

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6 tornadoes confirmed in Kentucky

Posted: 10/08/2014 - The National Weather Service has confirmed six tornadoes hit Kentucky during storms that dragged wind and hail across parts of the state.

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After Coal: documentary looks at lessons from Wales

Updated: 10/08/2014 - Tom Hansell's film is called "After Coal: Welsh and Appalachian Mining Communities." He screened a portion of it Tuesday as part of a forum at the Appalshop in Whitesburg.

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Advanced Placement test participation doubles

Posted: 10/07/2014 - The Kentucky Education Department says the number of tests achieving a score high enough to earn college credit at most colleges has also more than doubled in the same period.

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