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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...