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Opinion

Back to school like never before

KENTUCKY TODAY The first day of school meets some with excitement and others with dread. As teachers, administrators, staff and students head back to school, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:05 pm

News

Donors needed for upcoming community blood drive

Local patients depend on anonymous blood donors to roll up their sleeves and donate blood throughout the year. Now, more than ever, every blood donor ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 7:00 am

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UK student maps planting and use of blackberries in Grow Appalachia program; store-bought berries too expensive for many

A University of Kentucky student is contributing to nutrition research that could lead to healthier habits and fewer negative health outcomes in her native region. ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, August 3, 2020 2:50 pm

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Ag Commissioner sounds alarm about seeds being sent in mail

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles is sounding the alarm about reports of foreign seeds being shipped unsolicited to Kentuckians across the Commonwealth. Kentucky is the ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:24 am

Opinion

Study: 1 in 3 practicing Christians stopped going to church in pandemic

By BRANDON PORTER Kentucky Today One in three practicing Christians has stopped attending church during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent study from Barna ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Sunday, July 19, 2020 8:14 pm

News

Record 979 new COVID cases reported Sunday

Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday announced the largest single-day total of new COVID-19 cases in the commonwealth and warned that Kentuckians could face dire days ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Sunday, July 19, 2020 7:13 pm

Opinion

Legislators must limit scope of emergency executive power

Gov. Andy Beshear’s response to the numerous legal losses he’s suffered regarding his coronavirus-related executive orders is to go court-shopping. After Court of Appeals Judge ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:49 pm

Opinion

Nurses need more than PPE

By RICH BLUNI, RN Across the U.S., coronavirus infection rates are surging, with no end in sight. If you’re a nurse, you may feel like ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:50 pm

Opinion

Gen Z is spiritually illiterate and abandoning church: How did we get here?

Our society is in the midst of a massive cultural shift. According to the Barna Group, “rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Monday, July 6, 2020 11:41 am

Opinion

Rediscovering America: A quiz for Independence Day

By Jeffrey Sikkenga InsideSources.com Many of the activities associated with Independence Day have been canceled this year, including parades, fireworks, and large community and neighborhood ... Read more

by Special to The Advocate-Messenger, Saturday, July 4, 2020 1:00 am

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