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April 15, 2019 - 8:55 am

By Aimee Picchi April 10, 2019 / 5:00 AM / MoneyWatch A quarter of America's most rural counties have witnessed a jump in severely cost-burdened households. Rural counties with spikes in such households range from Maine to Oregon. Incomes in many rural areas...

April 8, 2019 - 2:37 pm

By Will Wright April 04, 2019 12:40 PM, Updated April 04, 2019 12:40 PM The extra bedroom in Alexia Ault’s home near Cumberland holds a child’s bed along one wall, a crib along another and a playset in the corner. Recently, though, this room where an infant...

March 8, 2019 - 10:11 am

By Elizabeth A. Davis March 07, 2019 06:41 PM, Updated March 07, 2019 06:41 PM Once on a first date, I talked about landlord-tenant law in Kentucky for 15 minutes. Fortunately, my now fiancé still asked me out on a second date. I love talking about landlord-...

January 22, 2019 - 9:21 am

Nancy and Rich Potter had the kind of marriage that made other couples jealous. He’d take her on spontaneous trips. She’d wear her Daisy Dukes just for him. Joyce Birman said her late husband, George, made a terrible first impression. It was his apology for...

January 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

By Hillary Thornton |  Posted: Tue 4:09 PM, Jan 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 7:57 AM, Jan 16, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - He admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $550 million and is currently serving a 27 year prison sentence. However, Eric...

January 16, 2019 - 1:16 pm

By Hillary Thornton |  Posted: Tue 4:09 PM, Jan 15, 2019  |  Updated: Wed 7:57 AM, Jan 16, 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - He admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $550 million and is currently serving a 27 year prison sentence. However, Eric...

December 18, 2018 - 9:17 am

December 18, 20185:00 AM ET Howard Berkes Facebook Twitter Huo Jingnan Robert Benincasa Twitter Greg Kelly at home in Delphia, Ky. A former coal miner, Kelly has an advanced stage of black lung disease known as complicated black lung or progressive...

December 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

  */ Jessica and Tim Taylor of Martin County, Kentucky collect rainwater to get by when their city water is turned off. That happens too often, they said, and they hope some state or federal agency will come and help during times without water. By Will...

December 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

Jessica and Tim Taylor of Martin County, Kentucky collect rainwater to get by when their city water is turned off. That happens too often, they said, and they hope some state or federal agency will come and help during times without water. By Will Wright |...

December 7, 2018 - 9:27 am

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December 5, 2018 - 2:16 pm

AppalReD Legal Aid provides free legal help in civil matters to low-income and vulnerable people in 37 counties in eastern and south central Kentucky.  AppalReD Legal Aid is well-known for its family law work including protective orders, divorces, and custody...

November 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm

By JANIE SLAVEN Commonwealth Journal Nov 9, 2018 Janie Slaven | CJ Several community agencies, such as AppalRED shown above, were on hand to help 25 individuals learn about the expungement (legal record clearing) process at a clinic held Thursday afternoon...

November 26, 2018 - 4:30 pm

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November 26, 2018 - 10:04 am

ASHLAND, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued an order Tuesday approving Kentucky Power’s plan to help more families in need with their bills this winter.
The PSC approved a joint proposal filed in September by Kentucky Power and...

November 8, 2018 - 8:45 am

(WYMT) - The Social Security Administration suspended the ongoing re-determination hearings for former clients of Eric C. Conn. The hearings are put on hold for 60 days so that clients have a chance to recover files that were recently removed from Conn's old...