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Climate Change: A look at the latest National Climate Assessment report — and a heads up

Staff report Thirteen federal agencies released findings this week in a 1,600-page report on climate change. The U.S. Global Change Research Program is a consortium of 13 federal agencies that include the Department of Defense, NASA and the Environmental Protection Agency. The fourth National Climate Assessment is the latest of required reports on federal research into climate change. Mandated by...

Lexington playwright Leah Nanako Winkler now in New York, enjoying success on the theatre scene

By William McCann KyForward Contributor Leah Nanako Winkler, formerly of Lexington but a playwright now living in New York, is on the verge of joining an exclusive ‘club’ of talented Kentucky playwrights to have success on the New York theatre scene. Indeed, New York in recent years has had a heavy dose of “Kentucky” influence with plays by living Kentucky playwrights with productions on and...