SOAR Summit

Local/Regional News
2:32 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

SOAR Leaders Handing Over Reins To Community Leaders

Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers discuss then long-term future of SOAR.
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Monday’s SOAR meeting saw Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers looking to ensure the long-term viability of the initiative.

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Local/Regional News
1:51 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

SOAR Committee Holds Initial Meeting In Hazard Monday

Hoping to capitalize on the momentum of the recent SOAR summit, a committee of 15 area political and business leaders met in Hazard on Monday morning.

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Local/Regional News
1:01 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Kentucky Becomes USDA "StrikeForce" State

Credit farmflavor.com

U.S. Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack joined state leaders Friday to announce Kentucky's new status as a "StrikeForce" state.

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WUKY In Depth
11:25 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Assessing The SOAR Summit

If nothing else, the recent SOAR Summit shows that Eastern Kentuckians are ready to talk about the future.

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Local/Regional News
4:01 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

SOAR Summit Features Discussions Of Diverse Economy

The first summit of the SOAR Shaping our Appalachian region initiative happened Monday in Pikeville, with an estimated 1,500 people in attendance.

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Local/Regional News
12:30 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Open Letter To The Governor: 'It Won't Be Easy'

A letter from a grassroots citizens group has reached the office of Governor Steve Beshear, the same day as the SOAR Summit.

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