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Eastern Standard for Oct. 13, 2022

Can we get America back on speaking terms? An effort begins in Kentucky

Is it possible to get a divided America back on speaking terms? Meeting of America aims to find out, and it begins in Kentucky. We’ll hear from co-founder Pearce Godwin and Meeting of America Kentucky Director, Julie Babbage. | CivicLex Director Richard Young returns with another in our weekly election season series on state and local offices appearing on the Nov. 8 ballot. This week: the County Sheriff. | Child Care in Kentucky won support from the American Rescue Plan. But those funds end soon and the Prichard Committee’s Benjamin Gies spells out what lies beyond that fiscal cliff. | And, getting to know Melisse Brunet, the new Lexington Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor with an ear for jazz.

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.