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  1. All 120 county school districts close in Kentucky as teachers rally...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WHAS11

    All of Kentucky's public schools were closed Monday as thousands of teachers protested a surprise pension reform bill at the state Capitol. While the majority are of the state's 120 county school districts have spring break this week, 21 school districts canceled because of Monday's rally, either deciding to allow for a day to rally or because a majority of teachers called in sick, a Courier Journal analysis shows.

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  2. Drugs, alcohol and suicides contribute to alarming drop in U.S. life expectancyRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | WHAS11

    A view down Main Street in the small town of Hazard, Ky., on a quiet Saturday morning. Shorter life expectancy is particularly acute among whites in rural areas of the U.S. such as Hazard, which is over 90% white. 19 comments

  3. Crime 3 mins ago 3:49 p.m.Witness: Alleged drug ring sold up to 500 pills per dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | WHAS11

    A federal grand jury has indicted 10 people for illegally importing millions of dollars' worth of prescription painkillers to eastern Kentucky. The Lexington Herald Leader reports the drug ring helped feed the region's addiction to opioid-based painkillers by bringing in thousands of pills to Perry County between October 2010 and July 2017.

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