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Exchange of Ideas: How A Rural Kentucky County Overcame Fear To Adopt A Needle Exchange

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Greg Lee, Kentucky’s HIV/AIDS educator, starts the town hall on a somber note. “How many people in this room know someone who has died of an overdose death?” It is a standing-room only crowd. Most hands go up. “Amazing,” he says, sadly. The meeting is at the Bourbon County Public Health Department, just next to… Read More

8th Annual World Music and Dance Diversity Concert Set for April 6

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For the past eight years the annual World Music and Dance Festival has been bringing international culture to Ohio University’s Athens campus. The event, which takes place in spring semester towards the end of March, is organized by Zelma Badu-Younge (professor of African, modern, and jazz dance techniques, choreography, dance ethnography, and world culture) and… Read More

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Kentucky Districts Call Off Classes Due To Teacher Absences

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s largest public school districts are closed due to widespread absences Friday among teachers angered by the Legislature’s passage of a pension overhaul. Students in Louisville and Lexington are affected as at least eight Kentucky school districts have had to close schools due to employee absences. The Kentucky Education Association calls… Read More