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Census 2020 (Still) Time To Be Counted

July 27, 2020

Despite roadblocks presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Census count is continuing and getting counted is more important than ever. Although most households...

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...


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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