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Chronic Empathy Needed To End Racism

February 15, 2021

Pastor Edward L. Palmer addresses the issue of racism, which he describes as a policy failure, and the differing impact that Kentucky state policies...

Tiffany Scott: Take That First Step

February 4, 2021

Diabetes prevention is possible. “Here in our area, nobody’s alone with diabetes. Any street corner you turn down, every grocery store aisle, every church...

To Thrive We Have To Fight

January 25, 2021

As 2020 was coming to an end, Kentuckians were experiencing unemployment, food insecurity, and housing evictions due to the coronavirus, and frightened about the...


The NET Plan For Coal Communities

October 14, 2020

Over 80 local, regional and national leaders worked together for several years to develop the National Economic Transition, or NET, platform which was released...

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...

Best Medicine May Be Walking

April 8, 2020

Another story in our series, Prevent Diabetes EKY, this report focuses on an innovative health improvement program happening in connection with the City of...

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