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  • Driven Off The Road And Assaulted: Animal Rights Group Confronts Alleged Cockfighting In Southeastern Ohio

    Members of an Illinois-based animal protection group say one of their members was assaulted and another was driven off the road recently after confronting a suspected cockfighting event in southeastern Ohio.  Animal rights activist Steve Hindi said his group Showing Animals Respect & Kindness, or SHARK, received a tip from the group’s hotline about a The post Driven Off The Road And Assaulted: Animal Rights Group Confronts Alleged Cockfighting In Southeastern Ohio appeared first on Ohio Valley ReSource.

  • After ‘Dark Day’ In Washington, Ohio Valley Lawmakers And Residents Who Were There Take Stock

    Owensboro, Kentucky, pastor Brian Gibson spoke at an event in Washington, D.C., Tuesday that combined religion with support for President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the election.   “How many of you all believe that the people we elected are going to do what’s right tomorrow?” Gibson asked the crowd at Washington’s Freedom The post After ‘Dark Day’ In Washington, Ohio Valley Lawmakers And Residents Who Were There Take Stock appeared first on Ohio Valley ReSource.

Daily Yonder

  • Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University

    Yale University is convening a conference this weekend featuring rural voices taking on corporate power and lack of competition in the agriculture and food system.  The event will feature academics, researchers, and investigative journalists who have a much more difficult time discussing these issues openly in agribusiness-friendly states in the Midwest and West, according to The post Anti-Corporate Ag Conversation Moves to a Friendlier Venue: Yale University appeared first on Daily Yonder.

  • Art Project Involving All Fifty States Finds Home in Rural Connecticut

    The American Mural Project (AMP) is a giant endeavor located in a small town. Twenty-two years in the making, the multimillion-dollar project is the world’s largest indoor collaborative artwork at five stories high and 120 feet long. The project is a tribute to working people in the United States and encompasses a flourishing educational program The post Art Project Involving All Fifty States Finds Home in Rural Connecticut appeared first on Daily Yonder.

  • Commentary: Community Organizations Work Best

    This story was originally published by The Roanoke Times. In a Kentucky coalfield county that twice gave Trump 79% of its vote, volunteer fire chief Bill Meade is known as a particularly outspoken Trump supporter. When we invited him to meet with grassroots leaders at the oldest African American social organization in Baltimore, some people The post Commentary: Community Organizations Work Best appeared first on Daily Yonder.

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