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Eastern Standard

Tom Martin
Eastern Standard Host and Producer Tom Martin

Eastern Standard

WEKU's weekly public affairs program discussing topics and concerns of Central and Eastern Kentucky, hosted by Tom Martin

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  • Which way for the USA?
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    On this week’s Eastern Standard:After escaping dictatorship in his home country of The Congo for democracy in the U.S., EKU professor Patrick Litanga describes seeing his adopted home country flirt with authoritarianism.
  • Climate change impacts such as wildfires are reversing air quality improvements
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    The rate of chronic absenteeism in Kentucky’s public schools has reached 30 percent. Education contributor Brigitte Blom hears from experts who say student absenteeism is a lingering impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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