Defunding Public Education 

(L-R) Dr. Robert King, President of KY council on Postsecondary Education; Tom Martin; & Linda Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader Education Reporter

Pilot Shortage and EKU Aviation  

(L-R) Dennis Sinnett, EKU Aviation Coordinator; Tom Martin, Eastern Standard host; Dr. Willi Walker - Co-Founder of EKU Aviation School

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News Literacy  

Guests: Lexington Herald-Leader columnist and president of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Tom Eblen; former Harper's editor Lewis Lapham, now editor of Lapham's Quarterly and a special issue entitled "A History of Fake News"; Kate Howard…

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City of Literature 

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." Lexington, Kentucky is preparing a second application to become a UNESCO "City of Literature." Guests: Neil Chethik and Jayne Moore Waldrop of the Carnegie Center for Learning and Literacy; Kentucky Post…

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Adderall Addiction 

Guests: Vitale Buford. Vitale has overcome a 10-year addiction to prescription drugs as well as an eating disorder, and says she has transformed her life; Dr. Stephen Lamb - a Lexington psychiatrist who specializes in addictive behavior; Dr. Melissa Bartsch…

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Autism Spectrum  

Guests: Amanda Ralston, a board certified behavior analyst specializing in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities; Dr. Sally Shepley, who has taught adolescents with severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in public school and is now an…

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Sexual Harrassment 

Guests: Lisa Day, Director of Women and Gender Studies at EKU; Jennifer Johnson from the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center; Lisa Haneberg, Human Resources specialist with Ontrack Management Group in Lexington

(L-R) Tom Martin, Lisa Day, (Eastern Standard Assoc…

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Shared Work Spaces 

Guests: Tim Guthrie, a principal of Base 110; Angela Baldridge heads up The Plantory; Nick Such, a co-founder of Awesome, Inc. and Phil Holoubek, owner of Premier Executive Centers.

(L-R) Tom Martin, Angela Baldridge, Nick Such, Tim Guthrie


Second Chance Employment  

Guests: David Boggs,  President and CEO of OWL (Opportunity for Work and Learning); and Lexington restaurateur Rob Perez (Saul Good), owner of DV-8 Kitchen.