Program for December 16, 2021 

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A look at the 600 mile Kentucky leg of the Trans America Bike Trail running west to east from Crittenden County to Pike County. | The Kentucky “Staycation” gets a pandemic boost | Former Cats coach Tubby Smith on racial justice and equality.  | After years of clamoring for improved child care in Kentucky and the U.S., the pandemic has provided a boost. But, even as Child Care Advocates of Kentucky executive director Steve Magre applauds a fresh influx of federal dollars, he acknowledges that there remains much to be done to close this crucial gap of support for working parents. | Jay Miller, dean of the College of Social Work at UK knows the adoption landscape firsthand. He was adopted. Now, he leads an award winning program to help newly minted adoptive and foster parents.  

Interviews in order of appearance: 

Steve Magre - Weak link in the workforce: child care 

Dr. Jay Miller - Having the backs of adoptive and foster parents 

Cynthia Resor with Dr. Dana Bush - The Kentucky "staycation" 

Daily Yonder Contributor Kim Kobersmith - The TransAmerica Bike Trail 

Dr. Gerald Smith with Tubby Smith - Views on racial justice and equality