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 Latarika Young, of Lexington, is one of the winners of the third annual Grassroots Black Leadership Awards.
The three winners of the third annual Grassroots Black Leadership Awards in Lexington have been announced. One of them is Latarika Young, whose volunteer work for the Fayette Education Foundation, the Black Male Working Academy and Sneakers With Everything Project was praised by the Lexington Black Prosperity Initiative, the group that made the awards.
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Off the Beaten Path with Sam Dick
 Carol and Ron Borkowski in 2010, the year she was was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Ron Borkowski
Sam Dick talked with Ron Borkowski whose wife died in 2020 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease
Wendt’s Wildlife Adventure at 3740 Maysville Road, Carlisle, Ky.
A Nicholas County family runs the 125-acre Wendt's Wildlife Adventure Zoo. The zoo's latest addition is a baby sloth.
Eastern Standard
The 8th episode of RISE, the Eastern Standard documentary series, focuses on a proposed US Forest Service logging project in the Jellicos, part of the Cumberland Mountains in the Daniel Boone National Forest on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. As proposed, the project would clear cut stands of old-growth trees on 10,000 acres over 40 years. Presenting voices of support and opposition, this episode highlights the issues prior to a U.S. Forest Service public comment period in late summer.
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