Bevin Takes Red Pen To Budget, Tax Reform

Apr 10, 2018

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed the state budget and a hastily-passed tax overhaul approved by the GOP-led House and Senate – a decision has pit the governor against high-ranking members of his own party.


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The Guardian

April 9, 2018 -- Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe.

While Morehead and Rowan County will partner on the building of a $600,000 splash pad this summer, local residents continue to express hope that the area will one day have another municipal pool.

The city closed and demolished its pool at the Greenhill City Park in 2014 because of dangerous structural problems.

Parks and Recreation Director David Morris says it's possible a new pool will be built next to the splash pad on the land the city bought last year across from the park.

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This week on Inside Appalachia, we'll learn more about how our reliance on coal and other extractive industries have affected our region’s economy.

The United States Surgeon General issued a national advisory

A new study found that major adverse life events, called fateful life events by the research community, such as divorce, conflict, death in the family or financial hardship can measurably accelerate aging in the brain in middle aged men. Just one fateful event could cause the brain to appear a third of year older than their chronological age, based on an MRI.

The researchers studied almost 360, primarily white men ages 57 to 66.

A Tale Of Two Tax Studies

Apr 7, 2018

Dueling reports on the tax overhaul approved by the Kentucky General Assembly this week are adding fuel to the still-smoldering debate over the bill.

Morehead State University

Are you a Morehead State University student, alum or community member interested in a career in health care? If so, the Health Care Job Fair at MSU may be the opportunity for which you have been searching.

The event is co-sponsored by the Morehead State University Department of Nursing and Career Services.

The fair will be held in the Center for Health Education and Research (CHER) Room 102 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11. Graduate programs and employers from health care related fields will be in attendance.


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