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Learning the depth of our intolerance for free speech

By Billy Reed Last Monday, our nation was reeling as never before from the double whammy of a violent attack on our nation’s Capitol building, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

A view from the mountains
Happy to take the COVID vaccine

A lot of people, many whom I know well, are worried about the possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine. At one of the largest ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Kentucky must face harsh realities to achieve racial equity

By Ashli Watts Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Although 2020 was the most difficult year many have ever experienced, it is safe to say that ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Trip to civil rights museum one worth taking

As we prepare to observe the 92nd birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I find myself reflecting on a trip that taught me ... Read more

1 week ago by Jeff Moreland.

A view from the mountains

By Bill Hayes The great Tom Handy of London, a Republican, who was nearly Lt. Governor of Kentucky, and I, a Democrat, from Middlesboro, who ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Talking with students about Jan. 6, 2021

Throughout the course of my education career, I have engaged in numerous discussions on how and if schools should discuss and teach controversial topics with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

WATERS: Impeach or legislate?

When Amber, my server at a central Kentucky restaurant where I stopped to work and get some breakfast recently, saw my computer open to the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Study raises concern over Kentuckians with chronic conditions, COVID

By Ben Chandler President/CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky A new state-by-state comparison of the nation’s health ranks Kentucky near the bottom in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Canceling student debt: Point/counterpoint

Point: Canceling student debt by presidential decree is wrong on many levels By Neal McCluskey If you lent someone money to start a business that ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

An investment worth making

Since the arrival of COVID-19, the world has become a different place. Public events have been canceled, restaurants and other businesses have seen changes to ... Read more

1 month ago by Jeff Moreland.

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