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It’s time to shift the conversation from “the government is telling us what to do” to “how do we solve this problem together,” says a rural health leader.
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USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is one of the presenters at a free, online summit on how employers can help improve the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations in their communities.
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While their friends are cannonballing into the city pool this weekend, Tracy Staley's sons will spend the day in an Eastern Kentucky cemetery, placing flowers on the graves of relatives they never knew.
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The hands-on program inspired by the work of the Kentucky writer provides tuition-free education that focuses on sustainable and economically viable farming and community building.
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From the Appalachian tradition of porch-sitting to the newer practice of using video calls to connect with strangers around the country, storytelling shapes our understanding of ourselves, our relationship with others and our place in the world.
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Her essay collection, "Late Migrations," was among the American Library Association's 2020 Notable Books.
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Some family farm groups that have called for federal policies that aggressively address corporate consolidation and concentration in agriculture support the antitrust bill.
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Families who have followed recommended guidelines on social distancing for nearly a year are looking forward to the time when pandemic precautions lift and they can hug their elders again. But there may be some surprises in store once you get past the front door.
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Rural areas can expect January and February to be difficult months for the pandemic.
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About a third of rural residents are reluctant get to vaccinated, while about a quarter of metropolitan residents are.
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