Program for April 29, 2021 

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For a 3rd consecutive year Kentucky ranks number one in the nation for child maltreatment, and has one of the nation’s highest rates of these children who are now being raised by relatives or family friends. |  Matilda, a therapy dog trained to comfort traumatized children, is up for national recognition | Kentucky’s outgoing and incoming Poet Laureates join us | How to grow your own tomatoes and proper tomato purchasing technique at the farmers market | Everything you need to know about one of summer’s most fascinating creatures: the hummingbird 

Interviews in order of appearance: 

Dr. Christina Howard - Kentucky's worst-in-nation ranking for child maltreatment  

Graham Ambrose - State's kinship care support program falls short of need 

Melynda Jamison - CASA therapy dog Matilda is up for national honors 

Tom Eblen with Kentucky's immediate past and  new poet laureates Jeff Worley and Crystal Wilkinson 

Mac Stone - How to grow great tomatoes and shop for them at the farmers market

Those amazing creatures: Hummingbirds

 

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