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MMS team wins state
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England named fire chief
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PVEC sued

Cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, spurs new debate on cost

A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big study that’...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


News in Brief

Bevin signs law allowing new drivers’ licensesFRANKFORT (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a law allowing Kentuckians to purchas...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MATHCOUNTS – the finals are here

The practices are over. They qualified to represent their school. They survived the grueling chapter competitions. Now, the state finals are upon us.T...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

Today is Thursday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2017. There are 283 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 23, 1792, Joseph Ha...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Jackets headed to state
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LMU advances to Final Four
Lady Jackets inch past Harlan

Lady Jackets inch past Harlan

To call Middlesboro’s game against Harlan a pitching battle would be an understatement. Neither pitcher gave up more than two hits during the ga...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Jackets roll past Bell

Lady Jackets roll past Bell

Middlesboro rolled their way into the second round of the 13th Region All A Classic on Monday with a 17-2 victory over a young Bell County team. It wa...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Harlan routs Pineville

Harlan routs Pineville

Pineville’s journey through the 13th Region All A Classic ended in the first round on Monday. The Lady Lions couldn’t get anything going a...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Lady Railsplitters drop SAC-opening doubleheader to Wingate

Lady Railsplitters drop SAC-opening doubleheader to Wingate

HARROGATE, Tenn. — The Lady Railsplitters (16-9, 0-2 SAC) opened South Atlantic Conference play by dropping both ends of a doubleheader to the W...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Choice earns national honor

Choice earns national honor

EDINBORO, Pa. — Lincoln Memorial University redshirt-senior guard Luquon Choice has been selected to the D2CCA All-American third team, it was a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Kentucky’s kids rally

Kentucky’s kids rally

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bam Adebayo timed it perfectly, slapping the shot away with his right hand less than a second before the buzzer sounded. For...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community Calendar
Classic concertist featured at UVa-Wise

Classic concertist featured at UVa-Wise

Pro-Art Association will present Terry Pazmiño, classic concertist whose repertoire is based on popular urban music, in concert March 25 in UVa-W...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bonnaroo to offer all-night stage for dance, hip-hop artists

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Music fans will have more options to dance the night away at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, which is unveiling a...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree for T. Rex and pals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shake-up of the dinosaur family tree....

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids and the place newlyweds went to choose appliances, has said...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Google Maps already tracks you; now other people can, too

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


The power of the “Deep State,” the intelligence community’s lock on the secrets of every citizen in the United States, information t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Don’t fall for Republicans’ proposed health care plan

In January, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “If Hillary Clinton had been elected, if there were a Democratic Senate, we’d be ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Elizabeth Warren kicking sand

Massachusetts needs clarity from the Trump administration about how it plans to treat states that have legalized recreational marijuana, since that ar...

March 21st, 2017 |  


In praise of pragmatism

In praise of pragmatism

As you watch the healthcare proceedings on Capitol Hill, imagine what things might be like if we lived in more functional political times. In particul...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Who is this legislature working for?

As this session of the General Assembly winds down, its recurring theme has been the transfer of power to those who already have it.The dramatic rush ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The real language of life

The real language of life

As a writer, I often get excited about writing this column and sharing something I’ve discovered, learned or find motivating. With the writing o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


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