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Each time it passes new legislation, Kentucky’s General Assembly has an opportunity to address barriers faced by Kentuckians of color and promote policies that allow all of us to thrive, or it can take steps that exacerbate disparities.

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Though it is the state’s official motto — embroidered on the flag and written on the great seal of Kentucky — the words “united we stand, divided we fall” may have fallen on deaf ears for the estimated 3.4% of Kentuckians who are LGBTQ.

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In an age where everything from meals to furniture can be ordered and delivered to our doors by touching a few buttons on a cellphone and without ever leaving the comfort of the couch, Tuesday’s announcement that two Frankfort locations of national chains will be going out of business may no…

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On Monday, WalletHub, an economic and finance website, compared the 50 seats of state government in the United States and found that despite sharing some of the same characteristics, not all state capitals are equal. For instance, 17 capitals are the largest cities in their states, but that …

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Most stores go above and beyond to roll out the red carpet for their customers. Apparently that isn’t so at Walmart — which is guarded as if Fort Knox gold is inside, not rollback prices on supersized Arm & Hammer OxiClean fresh scent liquid laundry detergent and 48-count packages of Ene…

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When you think about females who were pioneers in their respective fields, the names Rosa Parks, Betsy Ross and Clara Barton come to mind. However, when the Capitol receives its first life-size statue of a woman this summer, it will be a 7-foot bronze sculpture of Nettie Depp.

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In my last article I discussed some of the attributes I would love to see in a new "dream" YMCA, but I neglected one very important population in our community, our senior members.

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With current restrictions in place that prevent certain items such as paper from being recycled, the city’s solid waste department is reminding residents what can and cannot be placed in recycling bins.

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Regardless of which Kentucky college hoops team you cheer for, Friday is National Wear Red Day to bring awareness to American Heart Month and the leading cause of death around the globe — cardiovascular disease.

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Frankfort residents got a sneak peek of which projects the city commission is looking to shell out money for in the near future at Monday’s long-term planning meeting. Though no official vote was taken city leaders listed a new YMCA and animal shelter among their top priorities and directed …

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It was a somewhat cool January, but things are beginning to heat up in Frankfort. The Kentucky General Assembly resumed its duties as members wrapped up week four of the 2020 Regular Session, bringing the first month of the new year to a close.

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Hoping to score an interview with a city bus driver for a story I was working on, I forfeited the warmth, privacy and comfort of my vehicle to wait in a Frankfort Transit shelter outside Chick-Fil-A on Thursday afternoon. But it wasn’t until two or three stops into the ride that I realized h…

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