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Changing Course: KVEC Schools Aim To Remake East Kentucky

January 8, 2018

Many people would be surprised to hear that Bill and Melinda Gates and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg visited eastern Kentucky schools in 2017, but they...

A Pension Is A Promise

January 4, 2018

As efforts continue to rebuild the eastern Kentucky economy, the quality of the educational system, so dependent on the excellence and commitment of the...

Don’t Break the Internet Before Rural Gets It

December 27, 2017

If you use the Internet or are one of the many rural residents who hope to get the Internet, December 14 was a big...


Internet in Rural America

September 15, 2017

It’s been a big year for Internet in the coalfields, and across rural Appalachia, with citizens demanding better Internet access and high speed Broadband,...

SOAR Calls For “Faith And Grit”

August 23, 2017

The 4th SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region – Summit was held in Pikeville on August 4 and over 1,200 listened to Kentucky Gov....

Mending Mining Communities

June 6, 2017

Despite a slight uptick in coal mining activity, most analysts do not forecast a large-scale reversal of the long, downward trend in coal production...

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