Posts Tagged ‘Kentucky’
Big Pharma gets a do-over…
NPR reports the FDA isn’t pulling any punches while they reevaluate weight loss drugs previously denied because of side-effects. Sure you’ll grow a third ear, but at least you’ll be skinny!
…and she has it all. Adele sweeps the Grammys, winning all six categories she was nominated for.
NPR reports the singer dominated the awards show, performing for the first time following throat surgery last year.
Kentucky~ Say good-bye to warm weather: winter storms are coming this way. An Amish man’s heartfelt letters sway state lawmakers (when not busy challenging health reform). Managed care operators fumble early on after taking over Mediciad. The Murray State Racers bounce back. A series of pharmacy thefts worry business owners. The Delta-Mariner is due for repairs in Paducah.
Controversial contraceptive coverage continues to cause commotion, but…
NPR reports contraception coverage laws have been in place for years.
Kentucky~ The Racers’ perfect record is tarnished. Schools will hold BMI screenings to combat growing childhood obesity rates. Pressure builds on lawmakers to pass a gambling amendment. Beshear appoints a commission to study the state’s tax system. An early look at traffic fatalities show an increase over 2012.
Tennessee ~ Union City loses another major employer.
Facebook decides to “share” stock options with the public, but will the company “like” the risks?
NPR reports the move to go public presents many hurdles to the social media giant.
Kentucky~ Lawmakers consider a proposal allowing counties to consolidate via vote. The Senate passes a bill allowing Amish to use reflective tape in place of orange signs on buggies. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry will delay service this morning until 9. The Eggner’s Ferry Bridge awaits approval from inspectors.
Illinois~ A two-year study will look for the reason the treatment of lung cancer is lagging in southern Illinois.
Quick – Puff out your chest, it’ll scare him away!
NPR reports Iran stands defiant amidst Israel’s threat of strikes against their nuclear program.
Kentucky~ River levels are on the rise. A McCracken Sheriffs Deputy resigns after visiting his lady friend on the clock. Mammoth Cave is a moneymaker for the Commonwealth. Smart kids rejoice; you can get out of high school early. Pill mill legislation is working its way through the legislature. The state wants to make substantial budget cuts to post-secondary schools. Lawmakers may be through with the redistricting fight.