Episode 23: Dr. Scottie Day, Physician in Chief of the Kentucky Children’s Hospital at UK Health Care, joins Local Matters to discuss children’s health and the health issues facing children during the pandemic.

Episode 22: Jay Alexander and Alan Stein are joined by Kentucky State’s Assistant Professor of African American History Dr. Erin Gillium to discuss Black History Month.

Episode 21: Minority Business Expo Co-Presidents Sherita Miller and Mike Runyon give us all the details of the Minority Business Expo coming up on August 2.

Episode 20: Gaye Blackburn gives us the 411 on an upcoming event that helps raise money for minorities and financially challenged families going through cardiovascular challenges, surgeries and needed care..

Episode 19: Dr. Chris Christensen & Matt Christensen of Critter Control & Truly Nolen of Lexington talk about Summer bugs and how you can keep them out of your House and Yard!



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This week, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray discusses the Real Estate Market and its effect on Lexington and the Bluegrass.