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Wednesday Jul 16 | Lexington Herald-Leader

Barr wrong about Planned Parenthood; Focus is on birth control, not abortions

In 2013, Planned Parenthood of Kentucky served 5,110 women and 302 men, provided 1,853 cervical cancer screenings and 6,656 tests for sexually transmitted diseases, distributed 5,803 packages of birth control pills and 430 emergency contraceptives, performed 3,286 pregnancy tests and zero abortions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Abortion, Lexington, KY

Wednesday Jul 16 | Daily Press & Argus

Snyder, Esther Yvonne

She fought lung cancer and won an extra year with her family, whom she adored.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Jackson man dies, woman injured in Breathitt County wreck

A 42-year-old man was killed and a woman was injured Wednesday in a pickup truck wreck in Breathitt County.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Six of the the most difficult counties to live in are in Kentucky, study finds

The state's Jackson, Leslie, Lee, Breathitt, and Magoffin counties were also included on the list of the ten most difficult counties to live in The New York Times' Upshot section examined six factors, including college education, household income, joblessness, disability rates, life expectancy and obesity.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Clay County, KY, Jackson County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Lee County, KY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Breathitt County man killed in motorcycle accident in Jackson

The Fayette County Coroner's Office said Darrick L. Spencer, 44, of Jackson died about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital from head injuries.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky

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