Current and former members of the nation’s military services can take advantage of discount rates with the Kentucky State Parks “USA Military Pass” program from Nov. 1 of this year through March 31, 2012. The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists. Proof of military service is required at check-in.
It’s the busiest time of year for retail workers. They’re stocking shelves, creating Black Friday plans and, at Target in Bowling Green, managers are hiring 65 additional employees to get the store through the Christmas rush. While local retailers remain optimistic as the holidays approach, experts warn that a lack of confidence in the economy could create a poor sales season.
Attorney General Jack Conway Monday announced the arraignment in Fayette Circuit Court of a former provider in the Kentucky Medicaid Supports for Community Living (SCL) program following an investigation by the Attorney General's Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control.
Community leaders and officials from Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas Inc. announced Monday the company has selected its Mercer County plant as the site of its North American lithium-ion battery packs production.
On Sunday, the Arab League called a meeting to discuss whether to suspend Syria from the organization. When the meeting wrapped, reports the AP, the league — made up of 22 nations — made no mention of a suspension but asked the government of Bashar Assad to talk with his opposition and come to a cease-fire agreement within 15 days.
Sometimes the stories that stay with us aren't the classics or even all that polished. They're what some critics call "good-bad" stories: the writing may be workmanlike and the characters barely developed, but something about them is so potent that they're unforgettable, so unforgettable they can attain the status of myth.
Do you really know much about the corn in your cornflakes?
Probably not. But a few hundred protesters who descended on the White House yesterday want President Obama to honor a campaign pledge to label foods that have been genetically-modified — like the corn in most of those cornflakes that have been in your bowl for years.
<p>Afghan men wait to receive psychiatric treatment in a Kabul hospital. Scarred by decades of war, social problems and poverty, more than 60 percent of Afghans suffer from stress disorders and mental health problems.</p>
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Four years ago, the influential medical journal The Lancet ran six papers and assorted editorials on mental illnesses. The themed collection, under the banner "No health without mental health," was a call to action for the world humanitarian community.