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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This week’s edition focuses entirely on one of the ugliest of “Kentucky Uglies” - our state’s ranking among the worst in the nation for rates of intimate partner violence. We hear from domestic violence shelter directors, legal aid attorneys, a police detective, a 9-1-1 dispatcher and staff at the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence - all devoted to extending an often life-saving hand, shelter and a range of services and support to women, men and children who manage to escape the horror of a violent home.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP-LINES AND INFORMATION

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