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Kentucky’s first detailed report on domestic-violence cases

Kentucky Health News “Kentucky has long had a problem with domestic violence,” the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. “A 2012 survey found that 45% of women and 35% of men” in the state have been victims of domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking, “according to a new report released Friday, marking the first time the commonwealth has ever tracked the data.…

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CDC issued new recommendations; drop most mask rules

Kentucky Health News The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new recommendations Thursday that drop most mask rules for people fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky will follow suit. “This is outstanding. It means that we are so close to normalcy and we’re going to be changing Kentucky’s mask…

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In Harlan County, pastors reassure church members

In Harlan County, pastors reassure church members about coronavirus vaccines, debunk myths and set examples to follow Pastor Buddy Simpson at the Wallins Church of God (Herald-Leader photo by Silas Walker) Evangelical leaders in Harlan County are increasingly “getting peppered with fear-based questions from their congregations and community about the vaccine, which they try to…

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