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Real estate market picks up where 2019 left off; pending sales indicate transactions to continue climb

The first month of a new decade saw a huge boost in real estate sales, jumping 20 percent versus 2019. Total home sales reached 828 in January compared to 691 during January last year. This is coming out of 2019, a record year in many ways, that ended up 7 percent over 2018 and, in December, posted an increase of 19 percent year-over-year. In January, single-family home sales saw an increase in sales...

Harvard’s Institute of Politics releases its poll on what young Americans thinks about politics, public service

The Institute of Politics (IOP) at Harvard Kennedy School has released new findings from the Harvard IOP Youth Poll. For nearly twenty years, the Harvard Public Opinion Project has provided the most comprehensive look at the political opinions, voting trends, and views on public service held by young Americans. The latest Harvard IOP Youth Poll indicates young voters between 18 and 29 years old are...

Commentary: It's up to you, millennials, to restore order, sanity to political system

By Trey Grayson and Dan Glickman Special to KyForward   Forty-six million young people are eligible to vote, while only 39 million seniors are eligible to vote. Yet, campaigns always seem to care more about what the senior citizens say.   Why?   Because they vote.   Of those eligible to vote in 2012, only 45 percent of citizens aged 18-29 voted, the “millennial” generation,...