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Eastern Standard Preview for Sept. 1, 2022

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The losses to flooding in Eastern Kentucky are extensive and as WEKU's Samantha Morrill reports, they could include important historical records and artifacts at the Hindman Settlement School | Days after the flood of late July Reggie Van Stockum traveled the creekside roads of Eastern Kentucky to chronicle the destruction and listen to people's experiences | Patrick Angel, who is leading an effort to return Kentucky to its former status as a leading producer of sheep and goat products, details the flood losses of farmers | Toxic PFAS or "Forever Chemicals" are found in the blood of 99 percent of Americans. PFAS researcher Molly Frazar joins us | Cynthia Resor chats with author Sallie Bingham about her brother's fatal overdose and misperceptions about the realities of wealth and privilege | Tom Eblen interviews award-winning, writer, teacher and editor Ellen Birkett Morris, author of "Lost Girls," Morris' collection of short stories.

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.