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An annual report from the Appalachian Regional Commission on its 420-county service area shows that while Appalachia is seeing some economic i…
South Kentucky RECC reminds its members that November 4 through December 13 begins the application process for the first segment, or subsidy c…
Federal housing benefits are disproportionately enriching wealthy households, according to a study by Apartment List.
Jane Harrod, a landscaper in central Kentucky, was installing a hog fence on her family farm with a "spud bar," a long, iron tool often used as a lever to move rocks. Suddenly, she recalled, it "came like a rocket and hit me in my forehead."
Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.
Older Pulaski residents in low-income brackets stand to lose with the House Republicans’ version of health care law, especially when it comes …
WASHINGTON -- Tight labor markets shrink income inequality by causing employers to bid up the price of scarce labor, so policymakers fretting about income inequality could give an epidemic disease a try. This might be a bit extreme but if increased equality is the goal, Stanford's Walter Scheidel should be heard. His scholarship encompasses many things (classics, history, human biology) and if current events are insufficiently depressing for you, try his just-published book "The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century." Judge this book by its cover, which features Albrecht Durer's woodcut "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse."
Donald Trump tweeted on Jan. 6 that “any money spent on building the Great Wall (for the sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico later.”
The number of older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their children and grandchildren has quadrupled in the past decade, with consumers 60 and older now holding $66.7 billion in student loan debt, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.