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Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Aug. 5, 2020 12:45 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Aug. 4 The Daily Independent on plans for an aluminum rolling mill in northeastern Kentucky: We understand the skepticism. So does he. We understand the doubt. So does he. We understand the mistrust. So does he. But what’s the harm in giving Braidy Industries...

Officials seek plan for south Georgia farmers markets

Aug. 2, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Officials in two south Georgia towns are trying to figure out how to save their state-owned farmers markets after lawmakers gave them a one-year reprieve in the state budget. Markets in Thomasville and Cordele had been among those threatened by budget cuts, but will continue to be...

New Hampshire putting farmers markets in spotlight

Aug. 1, 2020 2:05 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The governor of New Hampshire wants residents to eat locally. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu plans to kick off a weeklong celebration Sunday of farmers markets around the state. Sununu will join the Shawn Jasper, the state's commissioner of agriculture, at markets in Rochester Aug. 4 as...

One-month old Haboue Solange Boue, awaiting medical care for severe malnutrition, is held by her mother, Danssanin Lanizou, 30, at the feeding center of the main hospital in the town of Hounde, Tuy Province, in southwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, June 11, 2020. With the markets closed because of coronavirus restrictions, her family sold fewer vegetables. Lanizou is too malnourished to nurse her. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)

Virus-linked hunger tied to 10,000 child deaths each month

Jul. 27, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

HOUNDE, Burkina Faso (AP) — The lean season is coming for Burkina Faso’s children. And this time, the long wait for the harvest is bringing a hunger more ferocious than most have ever known. That hunger is already stalking Haboue Solange Boue, an infant who has lost half her former body weight of...

Workers in protective suits administer coronavirus tests at a COVID-19 testing site for those who were potentially exposed to the coronavirus at a wholesale food market in Beijing, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. As the number of cases of COVID-19 in Beijing climbed in recent days following an outbreak linked to a wholesale food market, officials announced they had identified hundreds of thousands of people who needed to be tested for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest: China rejects food imports after virus detected

Jul. 10, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

BEIJING — New coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in China, and authorities are turning their attention to concerns that the virus could spread through imported food. Those worries have risen since a June outbreak in Beijing that was linked to the city’s largest wholesale market. Testing has...

Old-fashioned milk delivery making a comeback

Jun. 13, 2020 3:05 AM EDT

TERRE HILL, Pa. (AP) — The once-familiar tinkle of glass bottles at dawn is missing, as are the distinctive trucks and the crisp white uniforms of their drivers, but in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, home milk-delivery is experiencing a renaissance in the Philadelphia area. The combination of the...