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Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

SKYCTC presents 'An Evening with Industry'

Red Cross Elementary fifth-grader Charlie Poland, left, talks about RCE's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program with, from left, Barren County Judge-Executive Micheal Hale, Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey and Barren County Area Technology Center Principal As

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 02:03:00

National Guard's top officer views recent string of hurricanes as climate change

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WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 11:56:00

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with force not seen in 'modern history'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria roared ashore on Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to strike the island in more than 80 years while panicked residents fled to high ground and huddled in shelters hoping to withstand powerhouse winds that have already left death and devastation a

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-20 11:40:00

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Bell is charged with murder of Carolyn New

The search is over for a person of interest connected to the homicide investigation of Carolyn New, and now that person is officially facing a charge of murder. Dwight Mitchell Bell, 41, of Lexington, was arrested Tuesday, Septem- ber 12 in Dandridge, Tenn., which is in Jefferson County and loca

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 14:40:00

J.D. Rogers passes away at age 83

His photographs helped record life in Wayne County for more than three decades, and his weather observations for Monticello are part of National Weather Service history. J.D. Rogers impacted this community in many ways, including his community service as a dedicated member of the Monticello Lio

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 14:36:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

Norfolk Southern on hotseat after house fire

A home on Cox Lane in Tateville was destroyed by fire Saturday evening. No one was injured in the blaze, but some people connected to the incident say that emergency response was hampered by a slow-moving Norfolk-Southern train blocking the best entrance to the area. Tateville Volunteer Fire Chief J

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 11:45:00

LaFontaine students sail to success with ships, engineering and pirate speak

LaFontaine Preparatory School fourth- and fifth-grade students prepared to sail for success Tuesday as they built models for ships racing next week at Eastern Kentucky University's Weaver Pool. The small models created Tuesday were but miniature renderings of the larger six-foot finished products th

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 22:29:00

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

WASHINGTON - The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate. But it was unclear whether it would ultimately derail the attempt, as key Republican s

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, issuing a call to fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 15:04:00

Fiscal Court sets property tax rates

following action taken by the fiscal court during their meeting on Thursday, September 14. Magistrates unanimously agreed to keep the real property tax rate at 12.6 cents per hundred dollars of assessed value, which is the same as the past several years. The rate for personal property will remai

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 14:39:00

World Chicken Festival offers activities for all

LONDON - Colonel Harland Sanders would be proud and happy to see the success of the festival that began in his honor 28 years ago. He'd also be right in the middle of it, too. Sanders loved to prepare and serve great-tasting fried chicken and have a lot of fun while doing it. The same can be said fo

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-19 05:02:00

Experts: Pleasant weather expected for Southeast, but residents should watch out for Maria

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Much of the Southeast this week can expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures that feel more like summer after feeling the effects of Harvey and most recently taking a beating from Irma. However, there's another hurricane looming on the horizon that those in the nation's southern st

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body's clock - and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don't get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of a genetic mutation that causes night-owl behavior. Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark rising effortlessly each day with

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-09-18 18:30:00