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Eastern Standard for April 14, 2022

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Robert and Linda Cornett of Georgetown with a van load of supplies for refugees at the Polish border with Ukraine.

On this week’s Eastern Standard: A special edition featuring the works of WEKU staff members, plus a contribution from one among our many content partners. The lineup: Stan Ingold on a Nicholasville fundraiser for Ukrainian refugees; Tom Martin talks with Robert Cornett, just returned from Poland where he and his wife, Linda, volunteered to help refugees from Ukraine; Appalshop’s Parker Hobson on an effort in Perry County to reduce a high rate of type-2 diabetes among the local population; Samantha Morrill on the prospects for trail tourism in Eastern Kentucky*; Corinne Boyer checks on the pocketbook impact of high fuel prices; Cheri Lawson on why it’s important to support family and friends who identify as neither male or female.

*-Editor’s Note- Originally this story referred to the Daniel Boone National Forest as part of the National Park Service, it has been corrected to show it is part of the U.S. Forest Service.

Tom Martin is the host of Eastern Standard, a weekly radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places, and things happening in the Commonwealth.