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Habitat for Humanity celebrating 18 years of ReStores; check out sales on Saturdays in May

Habitat for Humanity is celebrating 18 years of Lexington Habitat ReStore. Each Saturday in May, one department’s items will be discounted at both Lexington ReStore locations, 451 Southland Drive and 817 Winchester Road. Sale items are revealed on Saturday mornings. So check out Lexington Habitat ReStore on Facebook to be the first to know. It’s Habitat’s way of saying, ‘thanks’...

Anna Baumann: New report shows Kentucky’s tax system contributes to increased income inequality

In Kentucky, the income inequality that exists between our poorest and wealthiest residents is magnified by the structure of our tax system. And thanks to the new tax law enacted by the 2018 General Assembly, that problem is getting worse. Income inequality is soaring in an economy where the winners increasingly take all. The wealthiest 1 percent of Kentuckians make 94 times more a year on average...