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Proposal would set framework for future grant program.
The USDA is investing $55.3 million that will improve broadband in several rural Kentucky counties and parts of Tennessee.
Leaders in three Appalachian communities have been chosen to try a new approach to improving the lives of rural children.
A total of $6.6 million from the federal government is on its way to Kentucky to be used to fight the opioid epidemic in rural parts of the state.
Deanna Miller Berry doesn’t often see presidential candidates. So when New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker recently came to Bamberg County, South Carolina, she was primed to unload about a contaminated water system.
Teachers from 26 states are talking about how to give kids in rural places the best chance to be ready for college.
New details have been released the possible identification of red headed, Knox County Jane Doe.
State police say in April of 1985 the body of a woman was found in a rural dumpsite along U.S. 25 in Knox County.
Young journalists who wrote about economic despair in Appalachia, covered mass killings in Syria and put a human face on immigration policy have been named winners of Livingston Awards.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will be making some changes to the state program that provides assistance to low-income telephone customers.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting Kentucky to announce a program to reduce rural poverty nationwide.
State officials are growing more optimistic about spreading high-speed internet service to Eastern Kentucky - one step to help improve the economy and quality of life in the region.
Government health regulators will team up with minor league baseball teams as part of a new campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco.
An institute at the University of Louisville is receiving $2.5 million to help bring health care to rural and medically underserved areas in Kentucky.
A Federal Communications Commission fund is paying $21 million annually to Windstream Communications Inc. to make broadband Internet service available to more than 62,000 rural homes and businesses in Kentucky.
Nearly one quarter of Kentucky's 66 rural hospitals are in danger of closing according to one of the first broad examinations of the financial health of the state's medical system.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency will partner with the University of Kentucky for a new initiative to combat childhood hunger.
U.S. Senate Candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are in Louisville today, sharing their views and ideas for rural and agricultural concerns.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's StrikeForce Initiave will reach into four additional states, including Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia.