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In its final midweek match of the season, Morehead State volleyball continued its winning ways against its in-state rival, downing Eastern Kentucky in straight sets Wednesday night. The Eagles (21-7, 12-3 OVC) defeated the Colonels (9-20, 4-11) by scores of 25-9, 26-24, and 25-23.

The victory gives Morehead State its 21st overall victory and 12th Ohio Valley Conference victory, equaling last season's overall win total while exceeding last year's 11 OVC wins.

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November 14, 2019 -- Joseph McCarthy dominated the U.S. political climate in the early 1950s through his sensational but unproven charges of communist subversion in high government circles. In 1954, in a rare move, his Senate colleagues officially censured him for unbecoming conduct.

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Morehead State University will host guest speaker Dr. Allison Krile Thornton, assistant philosophy professor at the University of South Alabama, when she presents “Animalism About Human Beings” from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Room 002 of Breckinridge Hall.

The event is free and open to the public.

A new study finds that planting trees to reduce air pollution is cheaper than investing in most emissions reducing technologies. 


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The American Lung Association has released the annual “State of Lung Cancer” Report, which reveals that Kentucky has the highest lung cancer incidence rates in the nation, as well as some of the lowest survival rates. However, the state ranks well for lung cancer screening rates.

The annual “State of Lung Cancer” report examines the toll of lung cancer throughout the nation, and outlines steps every state can take to better protect its residents from lung cancer.

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100 years ago, at 11 AM on November 11, 1919, British leaders observed a two-minute period of silence to honor those soldiers who had died in World War I. That celebration spread around the world, triggering the predecessor of our Veterans Day. Many things have changed in the era of modern warfare, but unfortunately the loss of human life to achieve political ends remains. We salute our war heroes from all wars with this offering regarding handwashing, taking your blood pressure medicines at nighttime, and reconstructing a person’s face from their MRI scan.

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November 13, 2019 -- Edward III was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II. 

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The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

Devin Mefford is sitting in the squat metal buggy of a modified mantrip, the train-like shuttle coal miners use to travel underground. Mefford is dressed for work, in a hardhat and a navy shirt and pants with lime green reflective stripes.

It’s a uniform his father and grandfather — both Kentucky coal miners — would be familiar with.

Mefford does go into a mine every day, but not for the coal. He’s the tour guide at Portal 31, a train ride through a once-operational coal mine in Harlan County.

Webster-Addison Public Library took the title of this classic Margaret & H. A. Rey book quite literaly when the Webster County Public Library hosted an Inquire Within Program.  Young patrons and their parents heard the story and spent several hours making crafts and yes, making pancakes. 

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