“Addiction Thrives in Isolation”: Substance Use Surging During Pandemic

BY BRANDON ROBERTS KENTUCKY LEXINGTON, Ky. – Substance and alcohol use in Fayette County is surging as the COVID-19 pandemic creates challenges to healthcare systems and public health policies with regard to prevention strategies. What You Need To Know Fayette County on pace for record number of overdose deaths Needle exchange program participants increasing Pandemic-related guidelines not conducive…

Power Failure: A Massive Bribery Scheme Could Change Ohio Valley Energy Systems

By Brittany Patterson, Ohio Valley ReSource One of the country’s largest investor-owned electric utilities, with a large presence in the Ohio Valley, has emerged at the center of a $60 million bribery and racketeering scheme related to Ohio’s controversial energy bill that bailed out several struggling nuclear and coal plants On Tuesday, federal investigators arrested one…