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50th Anniversary Of CPR Marked In San Francisco
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Kentucky High Schools To Require CPR Training

The next time a person requires CPR, a high school student may be doing it. The Kentucky General Assembly has passed a bill that would require all public high school students to receive basic CPR training.

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Local Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood and Platelet Donations to Address Significant Shortage – Here’s Where to Donate

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply...

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Lexington Dealership Goes All Out for Independence Day [VIDEO]

I love clever ways to celebrate any holiday. And that means my hat is off to a certain Lexington, Kentucky automobile dealership.

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Western Kentucky Has Landed a 5-Star Basketball Recruit

Step aside, Kentucky. Step aside, Louisville. And Duke. And North Carolina. And so on... My beloved Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have nabbed a 5-star basketball recruit.

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Owensboro-Daviess Co. Ranked 35th In The Nation As Best Area For K-12 Teachers To Live And Work

The national website Good Call ranked the 100 Best Areas for K-12 Teachers to Live and Work and Owensboro-Daviess Co. is ranked 35th in the nation and they are ranked 2nd best in Kentucky.

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2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials - Day 2
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U of L Swimmer Kelsi Worrell Heading to Rio Olympics

Cardinal Nation will be represented in Rio. 4-time NCAA champ and American record holder in the 100m butterfly Kelsi Worrell won the race Monday night in the U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Worrell is the first U of L American swimmer ever to qualify for the Olympics.

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Rockport #3 On “Slow-Paced Small Towns” In Kentucky List [PHOTOS]

In Ohio County, there are a lot small towns and even smaller communities. I came upon an "Only in Your State" list a couple of weeks ago of the top 15 "Slow-Paced Small Towns" in Kentucky and Rockport, in the southwest part of the county right on the Muhlenberg Co. border landed at number three. I made a a little road trip and snapped some pictures.

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Local Beauty Queen Named Finalist for Heather French Henry Award

Katie Bouchard's week at Miss Kentucky got off to an impressive start.  Yesterday, she was named one of five finalists for a huge scholarship and award.

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George Hamilton as Colonel Sanders?!? [VIDEO]

It was last night, a Sunday evening, when I saw, for the first time, legendary actor George Hamilton (IS he legendary? Now I'm not sure.) portraying Colonel Harland Sanders in a KFC commercial.

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2016 NBA Draft
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NBA Drafts Three Kentucky Players

The NBA is gaining three Kentucky Wildcats. Jamal Murray was drafted at number seven by the Denver Nuggets. UK had more players drafted than any other team and the SEC had seven players drafted overall just edged out by the ACC with eight being picked.

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Bluegrass Music Legend & Pioneer, Ralph Stanley Dead at 89 [VIDEO]

In the same day we enjoyed the great sounds of bluegrass music at ROMP,  broke ground on the International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame, it's with a heavy heart that we hear of the passing of Bluegrass Music Legend & Pioneer, Ralph Stanley yesterday at the age of 89. He...

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The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Ground Breaking
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International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Breaks Ground [PHOTOS]

Big news in the World of Bluegrass Music this week and I was blessed to be there for all of the excitement. The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame broke ground on the much anticipated $15.4 million facility right next to the Hampton Inn in downtown Owensboro.

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