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City Of Lexington Sues Drug Companies

Nov 10, 2017

The city of Lexington has taken a bold step to try and fight the growing drug epidemic. A lawsuit has been filed against 20 drug companies.

Every November since 2011 horse show enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to Lexington for the National Horse Show; one of the last major equestrian events of the calendar year.  Horse Capital reporter Samantha Lederman went behind the scenes at the Kentucky Horse Park for this audio diary.

The health clinic on the campus of Morehead State University is not in any danger of closing. 

MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan says the clinic is one of many units being evaluated as the university is preparing a new strategic plan while anticipating the changes that come with performance based funding. 

Morgan says discontinuing student services has never been an option. 

Morehead State Public Radio will offer special programs Friday, Nov. 10 for the Veterans Day holiday.

At 9:30 a.m., “Noble Peacemakers.”  This Music and the Spoken Word special features "Who Are the Brave?" "Let There Be Peace on Earth,""A Tribute to the Armed Forces," and more.

“Getting Into Vietnam” will follow at 10 a.m. In the first episode of With Good Reason's new documentary series on the Vietnam War, historians and veterans of the war explore the story of the draft - who it ensnared, who escaped, and the trauma it left on a generation of Americans. 

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November 9, 2017 -- Anne Sexton was an American poet, known for her highly personal, confessional verse. She won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1967 for her book Live or Die.

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Some of the region’s best and brightest high school students will participate in the 24th annual Mathematics, Physics and Advanced Technology Exploration (MPATE) Day at Morehead State University on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Juniors and seniors who excel in sciences will gather at MSU for a day of competition and fun with their peers from other schools, while expanding their educational horizons in those academic disciplines.

During a special session of the West Virginia Legislature in October, lawmakers passed a bill that makes redeveloping historic buildings in the state more viable, financially. The bill had widespread support from both sides of the aisle, but some are concerned it doesn’t go far enough.

Three Arrest Made In Winchester Murders

Nov 9, 2017

Two teenage girls were shot to death last night in Winchester. Police say it happened around 9:00 last night in the Washington Street Apartments parking lot.

A federal indictment released yesterday directly implicates former Louisville coach Rick Pitino. It says Coach two at University six, was fully aware of a scheme to pay a high school recruit and also participated in the planning. Coach two and University six were confirmed to be Pitino and U of L when the scandal broke in September.

Road Trippers

Current and former members of the nation’s armed services can receive lodging discounts at Kentucky State Parks with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1, 2017, to Mar. 31, 2018.

Those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists, are eligible for the program.

“Kentucky State Parks are proud to offer this lodging discount to show our appreciation to the women and men who serve or who have served in uniform for our country,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said.

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