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April 26, 2019 - 2:03 pm

Why do mountain folks detest attorneys? The answer is easy . Two words. One name . Eric Conn. Who can blame them? For the last four years thousands of mountain families have lived with this continuing dark cloud thanks to our neighbor who branded...

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...

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...

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...

February 12, 2019 - 5:19 pm

2019 Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse Awareness Conference Friday, September 13, 2019 Ramada Inn &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

December 17, 2018 - 9:27 am

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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...

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...

November 26, 2018 - 4:30 pm

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