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This week, social justice organization Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC) launched a media campaign across Central and Eastern Kentucky calling on members of Congress to stand up for coal miners and communities by passing a package of “Just Transition” bills in 2020. The campaign’s mess…

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On Tuesday, Jan. 21, University of Kentucky officials provided updates on the recently launched Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Project (KeY Treat), a three-year, $15 million study co-funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) with the ultima…

Last week, on Jan. 15 and 16, environmental health, infection prevention, laboratory and epidemiological staff from health departments all over Kentucky participated in onsite Legionella education and prevention training at the Hazard Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center. The training, led…

Students at Hazard Community and Technical College will see enhanced benefits through new Student Success Centers, thanks to $300,000 that was awarded by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS).

Hazard Community and Technical College held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, with a room full of faculty, guests and speakers. HCTC’s President, Dr.Jennifer Lindon said that the breakfast is a long-standing tradition at HCTC.

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Hazard pulled away to win convincingly in a 54th District boys’ basketball game on Friday night, beating visiting Buckhorn 76-50.

Perry Central returned to the win column over the weekend, defeating visiting North Laurel 76-65 in a boys’ high school basketball game on Saturday.

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Prevailing on a neutral floor, Hazard pulled away to defeat longtime rival Knott Central 62-54 in the 14th Region All “A” Classic title game at Breathitt County High School on Sunday.

Dylan Cornett scored 19 points to lead Perry Central over visiting 14th Region rival Breathitt County 78-65 in a boys’ high school basketball game on Thursday (Jan. 2).

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After going 2-1 in the Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout, Hazard came back home and picked up a hard fought 85-79 overtime win over Whitley County last Friday night.

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