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Rural pride gatherings provide safe spaces for the LGBTQ community

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Ohio Valley ReSource · Rural Pride gatherings provide safe spaces for LGBTQ community PIKEVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — It wasn’t long ago that Tonya Jones felt she couldn’t be out and proud in her eastern Kentucky hometown of Pikeville. She used to drive three hours to Lexington for any semblance of an LGBTQ-friendly community.  “You’d always… Read More

Prison nurseries help incarcerated mothers bond, but options are limited

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 Ohio Valley ReSource · Prison nurseries help incarcerated mothers bond, but options are limited MARYSVILLE, Ohio (OVR) – Kea’Londa Fuqua was 20 years old when she found out she was pregnant with her first child. A surprise pregnancy at a young age can feel overwhelming, but Fuqua had an additional stressor on her impending… Read More

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Ohio joins states with no concealed carry license requirement

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ATHENS, Ohio (OVR) — Every year at tax time Mike Linscott knows that business is soon to pick up at River’s Edge Outfitters, his family-run firearm and archery supply store in Canaanville, Ohio. This year there’s a larger increase than usual at this profitable time, which he says could be due in part to a… Read More

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As the Supreme Court deliberates abortion rights, access is already limited in the Ohio Valley

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Ohio Valley ReSource · Reproductive Health in the Ohio Valley 02/18/22 KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (OVR) – On a cold Wednesday morning in February, cars arrive at an abortion provider in Knoxville, Tennessee. The women inside their cars are met with a line of people, mostly men, on either side of the parking lot entrance. “Don’t turn… Read More

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Parents struggle for support in Ohio Valley child care ‘deserts’

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Ohio Valley ReSource · Parents struggle for support in Ohio Valley child care ‘deserts’ ATHENS, Ohio (OVR) — Stacy Bilodeau has wanted to go back to work for years, but she can’t because she doesn’t have child care. The mother of two from Murray, Ky. is the only one available to look after her kids… Read More