November 10, 2022 - Eastern Standard 

Nearly 1 in 4 Kentucky adults is functionally illiterate (Photo: Shutterstock)

  • “Nearly 1 in 4 Kentucky adults can read and comprehend only basic material, making them functionally illiterate” begins the first in a five chapter series by Courier-Journal investigative reporter Mandy McLaren. McLaren’s reporting calculates the cost of illiteracy to the Kentucky economy. LISTEN
  • The connection between education and economic well-being is explored with Vicki Phillips of the National Center for Education and the Economy  LISTEN
  • Unique research at UK is looking into non-medical prescription opioid use among Black Americans  LISTEN
  • Outdoors writer Art Lander discusses “A Brief History of Baitcasting, Bass Fishing and the Kentucky Reel”, his new book with co-author Bill Hinkebein  LISTEN
  • Duane Lundy sits down with Lexington Stephen Trask, composer of the Tony winning “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”  LISTEN