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Corbin Independent Schools Will Release Students During Great American Eclipse

Corbin Independent Schools Will Release Students During Great American Eclipse

Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:47:19 GMT

CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18) – In Kentucky, we’re used to having school called off for snow days but some students in Southeastern Kentucky are already looking forward to a once-in-a-lifetime day off this upcoming school year. That’s all thanks to the solar eclipse that will happen in a little less than three weeks.  On August 21 millions of Americans will experience a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1918. Kentucky will be in the eclipse’s path of totality, mean…

CORBIN, Ky. (LEX 18) – In Kentucky, we’re used to having school called off for snow days but some students in Southeastern Kentucky are already looking forward to a once-in-a-lifetime day off this upcoming school year. That’s all thanks to the solar eclipse that will happen in a little less than three weeks.  On August 21 millions of Americans will experience a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1918. Kentucky will be in the eclipse’s path of totality, mean…

Family Seeking Dog Possibly Taken From Scene Of Fatal Crash

Family Seeking Dog Possibly Taken From Scene Of Fatal Crash

Wednesday, August 2 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-08-03 00:05:07 GMT

GRAYSON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The family of a man killed in a crash on I-64 last week are seeking the public’s help in finding the man’s beloved dog. Eli Anderson was killed in a crash between Grayson, Kentucky and Olive Hill last Wednesday. In Anderson’s car, his beloved dog Oreo was sitting. As Anderson was airlifted from the scene, witnesses say two individuals took the dog from the scene. Anderson’s stepdaughter, Jesika Collins, took to social media to ask for to help in located the …

GRAYSON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The family of a man killed in a crash on I-64 last week are seeking the public’s help in finding the man’s beloved dog. Eli Anderson was killed in a crash between Grayson, Kentucky and Olive Hill last Wednesday. In Anderson’s car, his beloved dog Oreo was sitting. As Anderson was airlifted from the scene, witnesses say two individuals took the dog from the scene. Anderson’s stepdaughter, Jesika Collins, took to social media to ask for to help in located the …

Lexington Man Hopes Research Will Curb Gun Violence

Lexington Man Hopes Research Will Curb Gun Violence

Wednesday, August 2 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-08-02 22:52:06 GMT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington man is making a big impact in the fight against gun violence. Mark Bryant started the “Gun Violence Archive.” He hopes collecting data about shootings all over the country will help stop them from happening. A Lexington resident, Bryant is the founder and president of the Gun Violence Archive. The website launched in 2014 tracks shootings across the nation. Bryant’s team of researchers scour the internet, call police and media…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington man is making a big impact in the fight against gun violence. Mark Bryant started the “Gun Violence Archive.” He hopes collecting data about shootings all over the country will help stop them from happening. A Lexington resident, Bryant is the founder and president of the Gun Violence Archive. The website launched in 2014 tracks shootings across the nation. Bryant’s team of researchers scour the internet, call police and media…

Dentist Says He Was Fired For Criticizing Medicaid Plan

Dentist Says He Was Fired For Criticizing Medicaid Plan

Wednesday, August 2 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-08-02 21:53:16 GMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A former public health dentist at the University of Kentucky says he was fired for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program. Raynor Mullins was a faculty member at the university’s College of Dentistry. He lost his job on June 30 after more than 40 years with the university. Wednesday, Mullins filed a federal lawsuit against two university officials and an unknown member of Bevin’s administration. He said th…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A former public health dentist at the University of Kentucky says he was fired for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to overhaul the state’s Medicaid program. Raynor Mullins was a faculty member at the university’s College of Dentistry. He lost his job on June 30 after more than 40 years with the university. Wednesday, Mullins filed a federal lawsuit against two university officials and an unknown member of Bevin’s administration. He said th…

Booth Energy Announces 217 Layoffs

Booth Energy Announces 217 Layoffs

Wednesday, August 2 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-08-02 21:49:02 GMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- — The Kentucky Office for Employment and Training has received a WARN notice announcing impending layoffs at Booth Energy in Martin, Johnson and Floyd counties. 217 positions are subject to the layoffs, which are expected to take place Sept. 30. The layoffs will take place at: 1.The Matrix Mine located at 2564 Airport Road in Debord, KY 41214, which is operated by Matrix Energy, LLC (“Matrix”) and its contract miners, Beech Fork Processing, LLC (…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- — The Kentucky Office for Employment and Training has received a WARN notice announcing impending layoffs at Booth Energy in Martin, Johnson and Floyd counties. 217 positions are subject to the layoffs, which are expected to take place Sept. 30. The layoffs will take place at: 1.The Matrix Mine located at 2564 Airport Road in Debord, KY 41214, which is operated by Matrix Energy, LLC (“Matrix”) and its contract miners, Beech Fork Processing, LLC (…

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