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Federal Aid Urgently Needed For Kentucky

July 20, 2020

Anna Baumann, Deputy Director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, talks about the impact federal stimulus funding has had to date and the...

Coal Miners Must Stay Vigilant

July 8, 2020

Dr. Brandon Crum from United Medical Group and Rebecca Shelton from Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center describe the efforts underway in eastern Kentucky to help...

Cecil Roberts: Miners Moved Congress

June 26, 2020

On June 12, Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America, was the final speaker at the 2020 West Virginia Association of...


Create Your State

March 22, 2020

This episode of Making Connections News is a recording from the Create Your State Tour, a musical, multimedia performance that inspires and empowers creative...

Willa Johnson: Diet Makes A Difference

March 16, 2020

Willa Johnson, a single mom from McRoberts, KY, has long struggled with health problems but didn’t realize she was in the prediabetes range until...

Leaving No One Behind

March 5, 2020

As the nation grapples with climate change, the need for a fair transition for workers and communities that have depended upon coal jobs and...

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