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Datebook – Monday, November 8

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It’s Monday, November 8.

Mahoghany Jazz recording artist and Detroit native, Kathy Kosins joins the MSU Jazz Orchestra for standards and original compositions tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium on campus near 15th and Olive.  The MSU Blue Jazz Combo begins the evening at 7 p.m.

Paducah’s first Dentistry from the Heart, a day for those without financial resources to receive free dental care, is Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteer dental personnel from across the U.S. will treat adults on a first come, first served at Paducah Dental Care, 5154 Village Square Drive. Bring a legal ID, list of medications and health history.

LBL honors veterans Thursday with free entrance at the Elk and Bison Prairie, Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, and the 1 p.m. show at Golden Pond Planetarium.  Pick up passes for the Prairie at the Golden Pond Visitor Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Paducah’s National Quilt Museum also offers veterans free admission on Veterans Day, Thursday, open 10 to 5.

Click community events at for more.  Thanks!


morning cram [workout edition]

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Researchers say daily exercise plays a role in resisting the cold virus, citing a study where the more participants exercised, the less they reported getting sick.

~NPR reports those who exercised five days a week for at least 20 minutes experienced about 40% fewer days of illness compared with those who exercised less than one day a week.

KENTUCKY~ Find out how school officials plan to spend a $25k grant to curb dropouts @ Reidland High. Another Fort Campbell soldier dies for his country. Local undercovers bring down an alleged crack dealer. Police are awaiting dental records to identify two people who died in a fiery Calloway County wreck. A Fancy Farm man is in custody on kidnapping/sodomy charges. Rand Paul: GOP must consider cutting military spending. The city of Henderson is considering erecting a 9/11 memorial. Hopkinsville Community College is teaming up with APSU to train employees for Clarksville’s upcoming Hemlock Semiconductor plant. MSU is among several federal grant recipients in the Commonwealth targeting professional development.  Flags are down to half-staff again today.

SPORTS~ (Football) MSU > TTU & UTM > APSU. (Women’s Soccer) APSU loses the championship to Morehead State.