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A handsome pine in trouble

STEVE ROARK Contributing columnist Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) is my favorite of the pines. It is a beautiful ...

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Shop local during the holidays

JOANIE JASPER Middlesboro Main Street What’s up, Middlesboro? It has truly been a struggle of a week. It ...

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Shop local to keep downtown thriving

What’s Up Middlesboro! What an amazing week we have had. The Main Street Tailgate Event was a lot ...

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What’s up, Middlesboro? There is a lot on tap throughout the fall

Well, what’s up, Middlesboro? My name is Joanie Jasper, and I’m the executive director of Middlesboro Main Street. ...

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Deer survival tactics

I have written several articles about our native white-tail deer, and every time I do my research I ...

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Dave Ramsey: Help! I’m behind on everything

Dear Dave, I need help. I am way behind on my basic utilities and my taxes. I have ...

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Medical marijuana’s time has come in Kentucky

JOHN REITMAN john.reitman@bluegrassnewsmedia.com Thirty-seven states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Kentucky, of course, is not among them. ...

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White-tail deer have a complex lifestyle

The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is probably the favorite game species in our area, and spotting one always ...

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Jadon Gibson: Murder in Harlan

JADON GIBSON Contributing columnist Gus and Julia Loeb were returning home from peddling “beans, new taters and green ...

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Raise a glass to bourbon’s economic impact on Kentucky

ASHLI WATTS Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Providing Kentuckians with more than 22,500 good-paying jobs and $1.23 billion in ...

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