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March 20, 2017 - 9:16 am

President Trump’s budget would eliminate the Legal Services Corporation, which helps low-income individuals obtain representation in civil proceedings. An attorney at Staten Island Legal Services helps a client with foreclosure paperwork in 2011. Andrew...

March 20, 2017 - 9:13 am

By Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com An agency that pumps millions of dollars each year into economic development in Eastern Kentucky and other Appalachian states would lose federal funding if President Donald Trump’s proposed budget prevails. Trump would...

February 24, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Mount Tabor Benedictine Sr. Mary Going works on a case at the Appalachian Research & Defense Fund of Kentucky in Prestonsburg, Kentucky, where she is an attorney. (GSR photo / Dan Stockman) Q & A with Sr. Mary Going, fighting for disability pay for...

January 24, 2017 - 11:45 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT)-- For months, former clients of Eric C. Conn have fought to keep their disability benefits. Hundreds have lost their cases and now attorneys say many are suffering. On Monday, AppalReD and the Big Sandy Area Community Action
...

January 13, 2017 - 4:59 pm

In light of the difficult economic situation in our area, the number of families who are living on the edge is continuing to increase. We want to be certain that these families are aware of the governmental and non-profit agencies that are there to provide...

December 29, 2016 - 10:34 am

Check out this video on The Courier-Journal: http://cjky.it/2heHx2o  

December 29, 2016 - 9:55 am

By BY CLAIRE GALOFARO - Associated Press MINNIE, Ky. (AP) — Donna Dye saw the coal truck come barreling over the horizon and her head started spinning with that familiar, desperate urge to end it all. She thought of the disconnect notices, the engagement...

October 21, 2016 - 1:00 pm

By Andrea Saddler - asaddler@civitasmedia.com PRESTONSBURG – In the United States, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That’s nearly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces each week and 876,000 divorces a year. Many individuals with limited...

October 18, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Notre Dame Law Students are using their Fall Break to assist AppalReD with research and a pro se Divorce Clinic (do-it-...

September 30, 2016 - 9:03 am

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - John Rosenberg has many awards hanging on his walls, and two weeks ago he received another one. Rosenberg, who lives in Prestonsburg, was honored at the Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali awards.
He received the Kentucky Humanitarian...

August 29, 2016 - 3:11 pm

VLAK Newsletter Fall 2016

August 25, 2016 - 3:26 pm

John Rosenberg, who is the founding director of the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, will receive the Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Award during the fourth annual awards ceremony in Louisville on September 17th.

August 17, 2016 - 2:19 pm

To offset lost mining jobs, officials, business leaders and environmentalists
are setting aside political feuds...