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August 16, 2017 -- The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899.  

Health Matters salutes former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus with this chaotic show. Sponsored by the Disease of the Month Club, we discuss Alzheimer disease prevention, maternal mortality rates, work related fatalities in older workers, spirituality, and our nation’s opioid problem. Like Reince Priebus as President Trump’s Chief of Staff, at least it is brief.

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August 15, 2017 -- Bessie Lillian Gordy Carter was the mother of former President of the United States, Jimmy Carter. She was also known for her contribution to nursing in her home state of Georgia and as a Peace Corps volunteer in India as well as writing two books during the Carter presidency.  

Gov. Jim Justice is seeking a federal disaster declaration for a dozen counties in northern West Virginia hit by flooding in late July.

Justice sent a letter to the White House on August 10 requesting the disaster declaration, according to a news release from the state Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.

The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend sent immediate shockwaves across the country. And while many vigils and hashtags have sprung up in the aftermath, it was Lexington where the events prompted action on a long-simmering public debate.

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Visitors to the 2017 Kentucky State Fair can help children in foster care by donating a new duffle bag or backpack at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) exhibit.

CHFS is collecting the bags at its display in the Health Horizons area of South Wing B at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Children coming into foster care will receive the bags to carry their belongings.

Grayson RECC

Grayson RECC employees helped provide more than $13,000 in donations of money and supplies for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Lexington and Louisville.

Donations totaling $13,282 came from employees of Grayson RECC and other Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives to support Ronald McDonald Houses in Lexington and Louisville, which provide lodging and resources to families while a child is in a nearby hospital.

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August 14, 2017 -- John Henry "Doc" Holliday was an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist, and a good friend of Wyatt Earp. He is best known for his role as a temporary deputy marshal in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. 

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MSU Police

With the start of the fall semester, Morehead State University’s Police Department offers this advice to the campus community: be aware of your surroundings and take the necessary precautions to avoid loss of your belongings.

“It is not uncommon to see an increase in crime at this time of year,” said MSU Police Chief Merrell J. Harrison. “On the campus, everyone is busy with the start of the year activities and often fail to adhere to the safety rules that they usually follow.”

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