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‘Blue Monday’ is a myth, but Seasonal Affective Disorder is not

Monday, Jan. 15, is considered by some to be “Blue Monday,” the most naturally depressing day of the year as people feel “blue” from holiday bills, bleak weather and forsaking their New Year resolutions, says Hackensack Meridian Health of New Jersey in a press release. It’s common for all these factors to have a compounding…

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New company reduces health risks from EMF

PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff   Dan Short, Paris inventor/entrepreneur is making news again. His new company, IONX, can produce a variety of products that can diminish the dangerous health risks associated with the increase of electronic devices that impact everyday life. Short has a history of successful inventions that are in line with his…

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HISA: No single factor in 12 equine fatalities

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) released a report on Tuesday, saying its investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 12 equine fatalities that took place at Churchill Downs Racetrack in April and May 2023, found no single factor led to the deaths. HISA’s investigation evaluated…

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KY 1298 Closed in Nicholas County Sept. 11-15 for Bridge Replacement

Traffic Advisory: KY 1298 Closed in Nicholas County Sept. 11-15 for Bridge Replacement Tenth of a mile east of Harrison County line FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2023) – The Kentucky Department of Highways will temporarily close KY 1298 (Hick Hardy Road) near the Nicholas-Harrison county line Sept. 11-15 for a bridge replacement. Beginning 8 a.m.…

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State Supreme Court rules on Paris Zoning controversy

The Supreme Court of Kentucky has ruled on the Paris zoning case involving the rezoning of the Stoner Creek Country Club property. The ruling “Pursuant to the rule of appellate procedure the decision in the above captioned appeal (John Vance, et al, v Paris City Commission) has become final.” The ruling denied motions for review…

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Al Cross on Kansas

Kentucky Journalism Hall-of-Famer Al Cross weighs in on the police raid on the weekly newspaper in Kansas, why all Kentuckians should pay attention to it, and the reason we need a free press.

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Covid-19 vaccines: What parents need to know now

Photo illustration via Children’s Hospital Los Angeles The Covid-19 pandemic is no longer a national emergency, but the virus that caused it isn’t gone—and neither is the risk of getting the disease, says Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. It published a Q and A with Dr. Michael Smit, the hospital’s medical director of infection prevention and control:…

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Election board certifies May primary results

TOM LATEK | KENTUCKY TODAY FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The State Board of Elections has certified the vote totals from the May Primary Election, so the fields are now officially set for Democratic and Republican nominees in the Constitutional offices that will appear on the November ballot. In the Governor’s race, incumbent Democrat Andy Beshear…

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Spring has Sprung, Keeneland in Full Bloom!

MURRAY WEST | Citizen Staff Friday, 4-7-2023 This past weekend saw spring officially welcomed into central Kentucky, with opening day at glorious Keeneland!  We quickly understood that the racing world was in good order when the opening race of the meet saw Bledsoe, a two-year-old son of Iqbaal, sprint away in mid-stretch for owner/breeder/trainer Wesley…

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Mostly along partisan lines, legislature overrides governor’s veto of bill that would ban gender-affirming care to minors in Kentucky

Nineteen protesters opposing Senate Bill 150 in the gallery were arrested as the House voted to override the veto of a bill to ban gender-affirming care for Kentucky’s youth. (Photo by Melissa Patrick)   By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health NewsRepublicans in the Kentucky House and Senate voted Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto…

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