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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Estill County resident Joey Dobson surveys the yard of his aunts house, which was damaged by flooding in 2021 floods in Kentucky. Photo by Brooklyn Kelley | Staff

Left with little, one Kentucky county slowly picks up the pieces after record floods

Brooklyn Kelley March 11, 2021

With no way in and no way out, citizens of Estill County in Eastern Kentucky were left to watch as floods destroyed the fabric of their lives.According to the National Weather Service, on March 3 the Kentucky...

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Letter from the editor: Personal Responsibility

Natalie Parks August 19, 2020

I want to say, first, that I don’t want to be here. I know that many students feel differently - that, whether for academic or social reasons, many of my peers not only want, but feel a need to be on...

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Nancy Pelosi is wrong: 16-year-olds shouldn’t be able to vote

Isabel Phillips April 1, 2019

In a recent press conference, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made some comments about wanting to lower the voting age to 16. She explained her reasoning, saying it was important to engage young people...

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EPA should be making more criminal referrals for polluters

January 22, 2019

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on Jan. 15 that the Environmental Protection Agency is referring polluters for prosecution at its lowest in 30 years. Though the reason given for this was that they...

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Tear gas used on migrants shameful; other solutions possible

November 30, 2018

Tear gas filled the air as mothers and children fled, choking and screaming, from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Agents on Nov. 25.Unarmed civilians headed to the U.S. border for asylum, for the unalienable...

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