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DNA testing for dogs? Scientist will discuss advances in canine genetics at U of L forum

People aren’t only interested in testing for their own ancestry these days; they are curious about their pets’ origins as well. Cornell University biomedical scientist Adam Boyko, who co-founded a dog DNA testing company, will talk Oct. 20 about “Canine Genomics: Deciphering the Past, Present and Future of Dogs” at the University of Louisville. Adam Boyko The free, public talk at noon in Room...

LRC’s Capitol Notes: Debt ceiling bill clears Senate panel; DNA bill goes to full House

By Scott Payton Special to KyForward   Debt ceiling bill clears Senate panel   Legislation that would cap the state’s debt supported by General Fund appropriations was approved by the Senate State and Local Government Committee Wednesday.   Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Committee Chair Joe Bowen, R-Owensboro, and Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, would prohibit...