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Society
3:00 am
Sun August 12, 2012

Christian Appalachian Project founder passes away

The Roman Catholic missionary who founded the Christian Appalachian Project passed away early this past Thursday.  Since World War Two, Monsignor Ralph Beiting served the people of eastern Kentucky through a series of social service programs.  Kentucky Public Radio’s Charles Compton knew Monsignor Beiting, and brings us this appreciation.

Afternoon Update
3:36 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 7/5/12

"It's not like we're kids and we're getting high and going out and partying. You take it, you're by yourself usually, you just do it because you want to be in a better place. You don't want to sit and stew in the pain."
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Today on NPR: Medical Marijuana Use Sprouting In Israel

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Kentucky’s bourbon production has increased 115% over the past 13 years.

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Politics
11:05 am
Thu July 5, 2012

New PAC Hopes to Give Catholics a Stronger Political Voice

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A new political action committee is hoping to strengthen the political power of Catholics in Kentucky.

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Gambling Oppostion
2:07 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Catholic Coalition Opposes Gambling

Catholic bishops have issued a stern warning about the potential consequences if Kentucky lawmakers approve a proposal to legalize casinos. Catholic Conference of Kentucky executive director Patrick Delahanty distributed a letter to state senators today detailing the concerns of the state's four Bishops who represent some 400,000 parishioners in the state.

“A lot of this opposition is for us is because this is not a reliable source of income, it’s regressive in nature, and we need to find better ways to meet the needs of Kentuckians.”

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