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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses child abuse and neglect


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses child abuse and neglect

For Release: 02/04/22 4:12 PM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, Feb. 7, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw discusses child abuse and neglect. Scheduled guests include:

  • State Sen. Julie Raque Adams, Senate Majority Caucus Chair and Republican from Louisville 
  • State Rep. Joni Jenkins, House Minority Floor Leader and Democrat from Shively
  • Secretary Eric Friedlander, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services 
  • Melissa L. Currie, M.D., child abuse pediatrics specialist with Norton’s Children’s Hospital in Louisville
  • Deborah Yetter, social services reporter for the Louisville Courier-Journal 
  • Terry Brooks, executive director of the Kentucky Youth Advocates (via Skype)

Kentucky Tonight programs are available online at and are rebroadcast on KET, KET KY, and radio. Kentucky Tonight is a weekly KET production.

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Elizabeth Greenfield
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