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June 15, 2020 - 10:57 am

Published Mon, Jun 15 202010:06 AM EDTUpdated 7 min ago Tucker Higgins@in/tucker-higgins-5b162295/@tuckerhiggins Key Points The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender in a major win for members of...

June 3, 2020 - 2:47 pm

Also buys a statue of disgraced lawyer PAINTSVILE, Ky. — Last Thursday was a red letter day for Tyler Childers. The country music star announced on Facebook and Instragram that he had marked two things off his bucket list, he got his name on a federal...

June 2, 2020 - 4:25 pm

As we begin the process of reopening the economy and emerging from the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic, health, and social/emotional hardships facing our communities will become clearer. COVID-19 will leave countless Kentuckians with...

June 1, 2020 - 6:39 pm

By Mary Meadows Staff Writer May 27, 2020 Gov. Andy Beshear recently reappointed Prestonsburg attorney John Rosenberg to the Kentucky Public Advocacy Commission. He is the longest-serving member of the group, having served since 1994. He served...

May 12, 2020 - 4:21 pm

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May 11, 2020 - 4:15 pm

April 9, 2020 - 3:57 pm

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March 31, 2020 - 11:39 am

Already short on resources, civil legal aid groups now face unprecedented crunch By Todd Ruger Posted March 31, 2020 at 5:57am Attorneys at the Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corp. helped the state’s poorest residents in the aftermath of two...

March 30, 2020 - 11:43 am

One Kentucky community has seen a wave of violence and homelessness as methamphetamine use returns. By Timothy Williams March 28, 2020 LOUISA, Ky. — Home deliveries from the local food bank now require a police escort. A shop owner has started...

March 23, 2020 - 5:08 pm

ELCOMB, Ky. — The two men sat on the covered porch of an aging mobile home along an Appalachian creek, a loud rain pinging off the sheet metal roof.  Joe Goans’ four children were packed inside, shut out of school by the spreading coronavirus. He hadn...

March 23, 2020 - 3:15 pm

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March 16, 2020 - 12:11 pm

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February 20, 2020 - 5:06 pm

By Bill Estep February 20, 2020 11:27 AM Eastern Kentucky’s most famous disbarred lawyer is going to be in prison a long time, but it looks like a rising country music star from the region will get a likeness of him to take home. The lawyer is Eric C...

February 17, 2020 - 10:38 am

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court decision blocking states' requirements that people must work in order to receive Medicaid. Residents of Kentucky and Arkansas brought the action against Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar,...

December 5, 2019 - 4:59 pm

Evan Smith is a public interest attorney and the Director of Advocacy for AppalReD, a nonprofit that gives free legal services in rural Appalachia. We spoke about what it’s like to work in rural America, the legal issues people face in that part of the...