Nursing Home Investigation, Matthew Shepard, Free Music Lessons 



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According to federal stats, the nursing home picture in Kentucky is dismal. John Cheves has poured through the numbers and spent the summer crisscrossing the state, interviewing and gathering information. The Lexington Herald-Leader investigative reporter joins us to share the results - and to discuss the state of investigative reporting. LISTEN


Craig Hella Johnson was so deeply affected by news of the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard he composed a choral-drama in memory of the young gay Wyoming man who was beaten, tied to a fence and left to die. The production is now touring the country and is coming to Transylvania University in October. Johnson is our guest. 
Also in this segment: WEKU's Cheri Lawson reports on UK research into 
violence of a different nature: the domestic variety, and what one area group is doing to help its victims. LISTEN

Find out about a group that provides free music lessons taught by PhDs. 
Tree Week is coming! We have details. And, an approach to 
conversation in which nobody is right or wrong. LISTEN

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