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Morehead State University

Morehead State’s Office of Military Initiatives recently held a donation drive to benefit homeless veterans in the Commonwealth. 

Faculty, staff and students from across campus donated snacks and personal care items for homeless veterans. The Office of Military Initiatives coordinated with the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs to deliver the donated items to veterans who need them.

MSU Director of Military Initiatives Dr. Silas Session said the generosity of the campus community made the event successful.  

Looming Uncertainty Over Future of Abandoned Mine Land Cleanup

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Appalachian Voices

Congress has allowed the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) program to expire, and advocates said nationwide on both state and tribal lands, residents face uncertainty over the future of environmental cleanup and economic recovery on lands once used to mine coal.

The program was reauthorized in 2006 for 15 years, but it expired Sept. 30, when lawmakers failed to pass President Joe Biden's infrastructure bill.

Survey Seeks Input from KY Domestic Violence Survivors

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NNEDV

The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence has launched a statewide survey for Domestic Violence Awareness Month to better understand survivors’ experiences and needs.

More than 45% of Kentucky women and more than 35% of men have experienced intimate partner violence.

Katie French, senior program specialist for research at the Coalition, said people who visit its website to complete the online survey or sign up for focus groups can help shape the standards of care for future survivors. They'll also be compensated with up to $60 in gift cards.

Kentuckian, 29, Hospitalized with COVID-19 Speaks Out on Vaccine

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Ethan Koeler, Foundation For A Healthy Kentucky

Marshall County resident Ethan Koeler said he was skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine. Then the 29-year-old contracted the novel coronavirus and was hospitalized for two weeks with a fluid-filled chest cavity and collapsed lung.

Koeler is now urging his fellow Kentuckians to consider getting vaccinated, as part of a statewide campaign called "Take it from Me" launched by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Kentucky Medical Association. Koeler said he now believes the shot would have kept him out of the hospital.

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In this episode we present 16 odd tunes on topics related to Halloween.

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history.house.gov

October 26, 2021 -- Edward William Brooke III was an American Republican politician. In 1966, he became the first African American popularly elected to the United States Senate. He represented Massachusetts in the Senate from 1967 to 1979.

  

Morehead State University

Morehead State University’s Graduate School will hold an Online Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.     

The online event will allow those interested in continuing their education at MSU to chat with Graduate School advisors. Those who attend the event will receive a promotional code to waive the $30 application fee.     

britannica.com

October 25, 2021 -- Thomas Babington Macaulay was a British historian and Whig politician. He is considered primarily responsible for introducing the Western education system in India. He wrote extensively as an essayist, on contemporary and historical sociopolitical subjects, and as a reviewer.

  

MSU Athletics

Morehead State celebrated the careers of senior soccer student-athletes Caitlyn Burdine, Colleen Swift and Katie Kiolbassa Sunday in the regular-season finale versus UT Martin. Unfortunately, the Skyhawks scored in the 16th minute and it held up as the Eagles fell 1-0.

MSU (4-9-4, 2-4-2 OVC) will now enter the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament where it will play as one of the lower four seeds in the opening round Friday night at a neutral site. UTM improved to 10-5-1 and finished 6-2 in the league to claim a share of the title.

MSU Athletics

Mark Pappas connected with receiver Matt Guilfoil on a 25-yard touchdown pass with 1:02 left at Marist Saturday to cap a 76-yard drive, and the Morehead State defense halted the Red Foxes on their last possession as MSU won a thriller, 27-24, at Tenney Stadium.

The Eagles stayed perfect in the Pioneer League at 4-0, only the program's second-ever 4-0 start and first since 2002. It also the third win in four tried for MSU at Marist in the series.

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