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Congratulations to: Richard Seckel of Lexington, appointed to the Health Insurance Advisory Council. Paula Milner, gifted/talented resource teacher at Dixie Magnet Elementary, presented the 2020-21 KAGE Service & Advocacy Award by the Kentucky Association for Gifted Educaiton. Anthony A. Houston, selected CEO for CHI Saint Joseph as well as president of Saint Joseph Hospital and…MORE

KY House OK’s Exempting Those with Serious Mental Illness from Death Penalty

(LRC)–Defendants diagnosed with a serious mental illness may soon be exempt from the death penalty. The Kentucky House of Representatives approved House Bill 148 by a 75-16 vote Monday night. Sponsored by Majority Whip Rep. Chad McCoy, R-Bardstown, HB 148 would make defendants charged with a capital offense, such as murder, exempt from eligibility for…MORE

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Congratulations to: UK Softball infielder Erin Coffell, named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week. Phoenix Shimfessel of Clark County, one of the winners of the 2021 Kentucky Saves Week Piggy Bank design contest, sponsored by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service. Sarah Cummins of Nicholasville, named to the Kentucky Environmental Education Council. These winners…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

Many people enjoy a cup or two or more of coffee every single day. But did you know that the coffee you are drinking could be providing a little bit of a health benefit? In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at the many health benefits that a cup…MORE

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Congratulations to: Tammy Stephenson, named chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. These First Place winners in the Governor’s Cup Region 14 competition: Mathematics–Arimitsu Horikawa-Strakovsky, Winburn Middle School Science–Harsha Tummala, Beaumont Middle School Social Studies–Srikantth Gentela, Beaumont Middle School Language Arts–Siddhi Viswanath, Winburn Middle School Arts and Humanities–Winston Fugate, Winburn…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

If you are looking for the perfect Valentine’s day gift for the ones you love, how about making it something healthy? In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, shares the healthy benefits of dark chocolate. So if you are looking for a gift that says love, how about one that…MORE

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Congratulations to: Beth Morton and Paula Goff of Lexington, John Roden III of Richmond, Brittney Howell of Georgetown, among those appointed to the Early Childhood Advisory Council. Kelly Corcoran, named Interim Artistic Advisor to the Lexington Philharmonic. Craig Wood, named assistant director of University of Kentucky Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension. University of Kentucky Athletics…MORE

The Doc is In By Stanton-MD

The chances of getting herd immunity by mid to late 2021 is an uphill battle as across the nation we are falling short of administering one-million vaccines a day. In this “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton looks at the key factors toward reaching herd immunity including better distribution, better administration,…MORE

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Congratulations to: Paul Reynolds, appointed First District Magistrate in Madison County. These students named candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program: Sarah Albrecht, Sadie Bograd, Benjamin Chen, Saisha Dhar, Joseph Ilagan, Dylan Li, Alan Liao, Gabriella Staykova, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Caleb Fleckinstein, East Jessamine High School Devyn Fleming, Lafayette High School Shannon Garnett,…MORE

Video: The Doc is In by Stanton-MD

EMS response during COVID-19 has been in the news recently surrounding the policy of “no transport” for patient with life threatening problems that have little chance of survival. In this, “The Doc Is In” segment, Emergency Physician, Dr. Ryan Stanton, looks at this policy and explains the reasoning behind the no transport decision. “The Doc…MORE