Friday, September 30, 2022

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Florida begins a long effort to recover from Ian, an Arkansas school works to attract more students to higher education, and Massachusetts Narcan trainers enlist the public's help to prevent overdose deaths.

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Hurricane Ian leaves severe flooding and millions without power in Florida, the Senate passed a spending bill to keep the government running to December, and senators aim for greater oversight of federal prisons.

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Baseball is America's pastime, and more international players are taking the stage, rural communities can get help applying for federal funds through the CHIPS and Science Act, and a Texas university is helping more Black and Latina women pursue careers in agriculture.

Renee Shaw


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KY Group Helps Take Chill Out of Home Heating

FRANKFORT, Ky. - With blustery winter cold blasting the bluegrass, a statewide social service agency wants to blunt the chill of home heating costs …

Kentucky’s Plight with Pain Pill Misuse Rising

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky is in sixth place nationally for its number of overdoses related to prescription drug abuse. A new poll by the …


KY Ex-Cons Want Ballot Box Rights

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Voting rights advocates say it's time to turn the tide for most of the 186,000 Kentuckians who are being denied a voice at the …

Report: U.S. Death Penalty Use Declines

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Use of the death penalty in the United States continued to decline this year, according to a report by a nonprofit clearinghouse for …


Poll: Most Kentuckians Favor Statewide Smoking Ban

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A statewide smoke-free law is more than a breath of fresh air, according to a majority of Kentuckians in a new poll. They support …

Report: Kentucky’s Slow Drag on Kicking the Habit

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Health advocates in Kentucky believe a statewide smoking ban is part of the answer to improving the state's national rankings in …


Public Opinion and Legal Experts' Review of Death Penalty Signal End?

FRANKFORT, Ky. - "Broken beyond repair" is how death penalty abolitionists describe Kentucky's system of capital punishment. They believe results of …

“Tis the Season to Recruit Tax Prep Volunteers

FRANKFORT, Ky. - 'Tis the season for giving – and the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) is looking for folks to give their time to …


Quarter-Century of Women’s Empowerment Yields $10K Prize for Charity

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The founder of an organization that helps empower low-income women in Appalachia feels she's just won the lottery after finding out …

KY Report Card on Kids Well-Being Mixed

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. - The 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book, with measurements of the overall well-being of children in several key areas, contains both good …


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