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Access to childcare is getting easier for families in Kentucky. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced families earning up to 85%of the state median income can receive assistance in paying for childcare.
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Off the Beaten Path with Sam Dick
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Many new Kentuckians are coming from big cities, seeking a lower cost of living and a slower pace of life.
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Politics
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The idea of importing drugs from Canada to reduce prices in the U.S. is being floated in Congress and according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey, 80 percent of Americans like the idea. But there are concerns about the safety of imported drugs as we hear from Shabbir Imber Safdar, Executive Director of the Partnership for Safe Medicines. | The ravages of addiction play a central role in Wrecked, the latest young adult novel by Heather Henson. Tom Eblen gets details of the new book | Knox County Middle School is one of only four middle schools in Kentucky to be recognized as a “Bright Spot” school. We learn how it happened from Knox County Schools Superintendent Jeremy Ledford | “Nouveau old-time family string band” Corn Maiz is releasing a new album. Singer-songwriter Carla Gover joins us with some samplings | Pikeville gets ready to host “The Mountain Grrl Experience.” Robin Irwin of the Appalachian Center for the Arts has details.
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