Mike James


Mike James is The Independent's education reporter. He has covered news in Northeast Kentucky since 1996.

ASHLAND The federal government needs to do more to make health care affordable, assist communities in coal country in adapting to a changing e…

Senate candidate Amy McGrath  talks to supporters in Ashland Wednesday.

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A northeastern Kentucky man is one of 12 new members of a newly reestablished board that oversees workplace safety regulations.

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FRANKFORT The American Cancer Society once again is asking Kentucky lawmakers for legislation channeling more of the state’s tobacco settlemen…

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WURTLAND Interior construction is done and furnishings have been delivered for the new school-based day care center under development here.

Greenup schools preschool coordinator Melissa Latimer displays furnishings at what will be the district’s new daycare facility.

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ASHLAND Telephones have been ringing almost continuously at the Boyd County Adult Learning Center since Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday th…

Eighth-graders and Solve For Tomorrow team members Samuel Tibbitts, Nathan Woolery and Emily Aliff in their technology t-shirts

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