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Loretta Lynn married at 15, not 13

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Country music legend Loretta Lynn is three years older than she has led people to believe, an age change that undermines the story she told of being married at 13 in "Coal Miner's Daughter," documents obtained by The Associated Press show.

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Big Sandy Community and Technical Nursing Students Make a Difference

Posted: 05/14/2012 - Prestonsburg, KY (May 14, 2012) Nursing students from the Big Sandy Community and Technical College chapter of the Kentucky Association of Nursing Students surprised Pikeville Medical Center with a donation to their pediatric unit on Friday, May 4th.

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Pharmacy school in doubt

Posted: 05/08/2012 - Just days after the decision by the University of Charleston not to put a branch of its pharmacy school in the mountains, the future of another school is in question.

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Governor signs legislation to fight drug abuse

Updated: 04/24/2012 - Governor Steve Beshear signed House Bill 1, known as the "pill mill bill" into law on Tuesday morning. It is designed to fight prescription bill abuse and crackdown on alleged "pill mills."

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Renters eligible for federal disaster aid

Updated: 03/28/2012 - Most people in areas affected by the tornados know about FEMA, but officials want people to know that you do not have to be a homeowner for federal assistance.

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Sheriff warns of scam

Posted: 03/28/2012 - Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price says they have received numerous calls about individuals soliciting money by way of computer or telephone.

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Updated: 10/22/2012 - Over the weekend, hundreds of contestants showcased their talent for Nashville, TN Music Row executives during the opening Country Music Highway "Road to Fame” auditions in Eastern Kentucky. The ‘Road to Fame’ competition is searching for the next potential star to come from Kentucky’s famed Country Music Highway, an area with a vast musical heritage and home to many country stars for decades.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted: 03/26/2012 - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Kentucky leads the way...in blanketing our Commonwealth in blue and silver pinwheels. The blue and silver pinwheel is a symbol of childhood and forms the cornerstone of the national Pinwheels for Prevention child abuse awareness campaign being conducted throughout the nation. Kentucky’s campaign, the second largest in the nation, is being coordinated through Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky

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Emotional toll on tornado victims continues

Updated: 03/22/2012 - Now that much of the physical damage is cleared, people are left to deal with the emotional trauma after tornados hit nearly three weeks ago.

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