EKU Scientists Win Patent, KY Juvenile Justice Reform Leaves Black Youths Behind, Humans of Central Appalachia 

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A pair of Eastern Kentucky University scientists win a U.S. Patent for a compound that holds the promise of making chemotherapy more bearable and effective. It's only the second U.S. Patent awarded to EKU faculty in the university's history. And, find out why they call themselves "the underdog duo." LISTEN


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The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting has done the research and the outcome of the state legislature's 2014 juvenile justice reform legislation has been uneven, leaving behind black youth in Kentucky. We'll have a report by and conversation with KYCIR's Kate Howard. LISTEN


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Nobody tells the story of a culture better than the people who live it. Eastern Standard begins a monthly series in partnership with photojournalist Malcolm Wilson and his project, "Humans of Central Appalachia."

Not only does Wilson carry a camera, he also totes around a recorder to capture voices as well as images. Our first stop: the Letcher County community of Blackey. LISTEN

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